By jvhvet on 28/05/2013 4:33 PM

A recent article in the Washington Post posed this question for US pet owners. Beware – don’t take this seriously!

Welcome the dog child. Up to 81% of Americans view their pets as family members, and think about their dogs as much as their children. 71% have a photo of their dog in their wallet or phone that they show other people.


By jvhvet on 21/05/2013 8:08 PM


1. "Their benefits are proven"

No scientific studies have shown benefits of raw food diets. Their appeal is based on word of mouth, testimonials, and perceived benefits. For example, raw food diets may result in a shiny coat and small stools because they are generally high in fat and digestibility. However, these same properties can be achieved with commercial cooked diets without the risks of raw meat diets.

By jvhvet on 13/05/2013 5:20 PM

The Yellow Dog Project was created to bring awareness to dogs that need space while training, recovering from surgery, or being rehabilitated.

By jvhvet on 6/05/2013 6:30 PM

 Australia is a nation of pet lovers -- but what do we know about the health of our pets?