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Miracle of birth: Journey from healthy pregnancy to healthy pups

Birth is a wonderful experience. Unless every newborn puppy is guaranteed a loving home, dogs should be spayed or neutered. There are various factors that should be considered before breeding like availability of proper space, nutrition, overall health, absence of hereditary disorder and registration with the kennel club of India.–by Dr Aeknath Virendra, Dr Charu Sharma and Dr Apoorva Mishra…

Canine filariasis – It’s time to fight mosquito menace together

With the rise of mosquitoes all around the globe, there is a growing concern about health and well being. One of the many concerns include parasitic diseases where mosquitoes play the role of vector for the organism. Thus, with increasing outdoor activity of our pets, it is the time for both pet parents and vets to roll up their sleeves and fight the mosquito menace. –by Dr Neelakshi Deka and…

Nutrition is Always The KEY— Take Care of Your Senior!

For seniors, you need to be extra cautious and of course extra loving as well. Find out how you can keep your senior pet healthy and active with a proper diet and feeding routine. –by Dr Divya Tiwari, Dr Himanshu Pratap Singh, Dr RK Jain and Dr MK Mehta A check on nutritional requirements is must To understand the specific nutritional needs of older dogs it is necessary to know the major…

POCT (Point Of Care Testing)—Enabling Healing & Wellness

Veterinary practice has taken a leap with POCT (Point of Care Testing) which is implemented at clinics, hospitals, vet colleges, etc. Let’s find out how vets heal & care. Point of Care Testing (POCT) is the diagnostic testing at the time and place of patient care. It brings the test conveniently and immediately to the patient and provides test result in time for diagnosis and treatment,…

Generations of Healing Touch

Born in a family with a vet grandfather and a bunch of pet animals around, which included a chimpanzee and a lion, Dr Kunal Dev Sharma always wanted to be a veterinarian, and was called lovingly called ‘Mogli’. Read more about unconditional love, care and healing. Graduated in 2005 from Haryana Agricultural University in Hisar, Dr Kunal Dev Sharma wanted to work for horses as her was a horse…

Pet, Pet Parent, Pethood, Pampering & More

OP Singh has been associated with the animal health & nutrition industry for the past four decades. Among his many achievements are –launching companies, introducing path-breaking innovative products to the industry, bringing state-of-the-art technology in India, setting up poultry vaccines manufacturing plants, enzyme fermentation technology, vitamins and premixes manufacturing facilities…

Fretful Fabric Allergy: Your pet can be allergic

Fabric allergy is common in pets. If your pet has been using his bed for a long time, there are chances that he might be allergic to beddings. Read how to avoid fabric allergy and keep your canine friends happy and healthy. –by Dr Prachi Kshatriya Has your pet used the same bed for really long? Are you noticing frequent sneezing and itching when he sleeps in his bed? If yes, your pet can be…

Say ‘No’to Flea Allergy Dermatitis

Skin is the largest organ of the body and one of the most sensitive parts of a dog’s body. Not taking care of the skin can cause allergies and skin diseases. Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) is a common skin disease and can affect dogs of any age. Flea Allergy Dermatitis (FAD) is a very common disease in temperate climate. The other two common skin diseases are Canine Atopic Dermatitis (CAD) and…

15 Views to Heal The World & Make It A Better Place

Healing with passion & commitment for overall wellness & wellbeing with advanced medical facilities, multi-specialty hospitals and clinics, veterinarians share their views on this development. 1. A few years ago, multi-specialty pet hospitals and clinics in India was alien. Today, there will be one, or more than that, when you go to a small town or city anywhere in the country. In…

Nutrition is Vital for Healthy Dogs

Optimum nutrition plays an important role in health and disease management in dogs. You must feed your dog a balanced diet during all stages of their life for maintaining good health. A balanced diet must contain six nutrients that include Water, Carbohydrates, Proteins, Fats, Minerals, and Vitamins. These nutrients have specific functions that contribute to optimum growth, body tissue…

Commitment for Life— ‘I DO’ in 15 Ways!

Pet passionate professionals share 15 Essentials that are super beneficial for your pet and will make their life happy and healthy. From battling dreadful diseases to grooming and training we got you covered all. Read on and make pet parenting more joyful and fun. 1. Keep skin diseases at bay Skin is one of the largest organs of your pet’s body and it is so sensitive that you need to take…

It’s Summer again! hazardous heatstoke keep safe

Dr Nilofer Desai Heatstroke is a serious medical condition in humans as well as pets during summer months. It is common yet fatal so along with your pet, keep yourself safe and cool. What is heatstroke? Heatstroke is a form of non-pyrogenic hyperthermia, which basically means high temperature that is not caused by fever. This happens when dogs are no longer able to regulate their body…

CANINE babesiosis— A Terrible Tick-Transmitted Trouble!

Dr GM Arpitha Dr A Sangaran Dr Priya Chettri Canine Babesiosis is most common with high tick infestation when the weather is hot and humid. What is Babesia infection? Babesiosis is a tick transmitted canine disease that’s caused by haemoprotozoan parasite of the genus Babesia. Victor Babes was the first person who recognised Babesia in the red blood cells of cattle in 1888. Later in 1893,…

The Key to Good Health is Good Nutrition

The nutritional requirements of dogs vary based on size, breed, reproduction, growth, age, physical-exertion, environmental and psychological stress. Good nutrition always leads to good health. Find out how? Feeding a complete and balanced diet, with all essential nutrients in optimal amount, is vital for good health, longevity and wellbeing of your pet. Good food provides energy, protein,…

Nutrition is Holistic Science: Happy Pet. Happy You

Pets are in the heart of our family, and we love to see our pets happy. That is why making a happy pet is what motivates us to develop the best food for them, as we believe that nutrition is the key to improving and enhancing the quality of life for pets and their families, says Dr Marco Cavazzoni, Scientific Director, Farmina Pet Foods, Milan. Nature is our inspiration, science our method…

All the fuss about your fussy eater

Pet parents are less likely to beam with pride when they talk of their pets’ selective tastes if they realised just how detrimental fussy eating habits are to their health. In all my years of living with dogs and treating them, I’ve come to realisse that greedy dogs are the happiest and far more likely to live longer, healthier lives! Why fussy eaters suffer? Early in my practice I made a…

Sizzling Summer Woes & Their Solutions

Most breeds are originally from western countries, where summers are much cooler as compared to the sizzling summers we face. When western breeds are brought to tropical climate, the story becomes a bit difficult. They have to face temperatures around 40 degrees during summers and high humidity during monsoons. Being unable to cope with such harsh weather, lot of them become sick. As pet…

Understanding the bond & making a difference

It’s about understanding the deep connection between people and their pets and striving to provide resources to the veterinarians to help improve quality and extend life and making it easier for pet parents to guarantee the health and wellness of their companion animals. In this respect, here is the insight from two Zoetis veterinarians: Andrea Wright, Director, Outcomes Research &…

Causes of Canine Alopecia!

Hair loss, technically called ‘alopecia’, is partial or complete lack of hair in areas where they are normally present. Alopecia doesn’t refer only to hair loss; it also includes coat defects, and failure of hair growth. –by Dr Preeti Mor and Dr Rohit Kumar Hair loss is typically associated with an underlying medical disorder. Many medical conditions involve hair loss. Some can be a result…
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