Posts Categorized: antibiotic resistance

Green Tip – Why You Should Avoid Farmed Salmon

When we are evaluating a pet food or treat to sell at the store, there is an (ever-expanding) list of ingredients that we will not carry, and farmed salmon is definitely one of them. Some items we don’t like because the ingredients are harmful to the environment, some because practices are inhumane or these animals… Read more »

If Your Vet Thinks Your Pet Needs Antibiotics, Ask Him to Do This First

By Dr. Karen Becker MRSA is short for Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus. Staphylococcus aureus is a strain of bacteria naturally found in most animals, including humans. In your dog or cat, staph can be found as naturally occurring bacteria on the skin, in mucous membranes, as well as in the GI tract. Occasionally pets can become… Read more »