Archive for December, 2006
Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism is a disorder caused by excessive production of cortisol by the adrenal cortex. Too much adrenal hormone, in particular corticosteroids are produced. Another form of the disease, Iatrogenic, is caused by excessive amount of glucocorticoid steroid drugs administered to the patient. Approximately 85-90% of the naturally occurring cases of this disease […]
Human Quality Foods for Your Favorite Pets. In small amounts only – everything in moderation. For more information, read our Recommended Feeding Guide (below), which outlines a schedule for introducing this type of diet to your favorite pet.
Pet Grub – Offers information on making all natural pet foods from whole meat products. Includes a downloadable booklet explaining the process – donations for downloading are appreciated. TakeYourPet.com – The largest pet travel source on the web. Over 20,000 pet friendly bed and breakfasts, inns, hotels, motels and resorts. Free pet travel guides and […]
Massachusetts Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals – A non-profit organization which protects animals, relieves their suffering, advances their health and welfare, prevents cruelty, and works for a just and compassionate society. Morris Animal Foundation – Improves the health and well-being of companion animals and wildlife by funding humane health studies and disseminating […]
AWOLPET.com – Web-based service that matches the lost animal’s rabies tag, license tag, microchip, or tattoo code with its owner by searching a database of registered pets. Berkshire Petwatch – Serves Berkshire County, Massachusetts and surrounding communities. Missing and found pet lists and tips and tools. Bird HotLine – World wide lost and found bird […]
MailPets.com – Owners can set up email accounts for their pets and get a response when they write to them. PetShelter Network – Promotes the adoption of homeless companion animals via the internet by providing animal shelters, rescue societies, and individuals with a user-friendly system to post animals available for adoption. Adoption center, home finder, […]