Autism Symptoms in Pets Rise as Pet Vaccination Rates Rise

Autism Symptoms in Pets Rise as Pet Vaccination Rates Rise

Just as the incidence of Autism-Spectrum Disorders (ASDs) has risen alarmingly in children over the last half century, there is evidence that similar behavioral disorders have been observed in pets, most widely reported among pet dogs. It is too early for mainstream veterinary authorities to confidently confirm that dogs can develop autism, but there are numerous reports of behavior…

Global Veterinary Vaccine Market May Hit $20 Billion in 2021

Global Veterinary Vaccine Market May Hit $20 Billion in 2021

Veterinary vaccines are the most profitable part of the growing animal medicine market. Profitability in the veterinary vaccine market is fueled by the drive for food safety and the high cost of treating contagious diseases in livestock animals, increasing investment in vaccines by government agencies, and rising demand for companion pets in countries around the world.

Leptospirosis Vaccine May Be Killing Dogs

Leptospirosis Vaccine May Be Killing Dogs

Leptospirosis is a bacterial disease spread through the urine of infected rats, wildlife, and canines. Although it is treatable with antibiotics if it is caught early, the disease can be fatal to dogs—particularly puppies and young animals. Symptoms can range from mild lethargy and depression, to more serious symptoms like abdominal pain, jaundice, and liver damage. Leptospirosis illness leads…

Chiropractic Treatment in Veterinary Medicine

Chiropractic has been recognized as an alternative and integrative approach to health in humans for more than 100 years, ever since D.D. Palmer proclaimed that “good health can be sustained naturally, without drugs or surgery, through chiropractic care.” Although chiropractic adjustments began to be given to animals at about the same time as humans, today…

Rabies Vaccine Delivered Via “Woodland Drops”

Anyone who has encountered a rabid animal or has seen the film “Old Yeller” for that matter knows that rabies is a serious, often deadly infection to avoid, whether in the wild or in our own pets. Though many veterinarians believe that rabies vaccines in general offer a lifetime of protection for pets and do not need to be repeated, the rabies vaccine is one that is encouraged…

Purdue Studies Show Vaccinated Dogs Can Develop Immune-Mediated Diseases

In an article published on the online magazine Dogs Naturally, Catherine O’Driscoll writes that research done at Purdue University School of Veterinary Medicine shows vaccines can lead to life-threatening immune-mediated diseases in dogs. O’Driscoll is founder of the nonprofit organization Canine Health Concern (CHC). In studies conducted by Purdue, the vaccinated…

Annual Vaccinations for Pets Unnecessary Says Veterinarian

Holistic veterinarian Dr. Michele Yasson is not a fan of vaccinating pets. She believes that vaccines cause or worsen chronic diseases in animals. Among the animals she treats in her practice, the dogs and cats that have been vaccinated year after year tend to have more chronic problems in old age than those that were either minimally vaccinated during their first…