1. Backyard Chickens

    Backyard Chickens By Lisa H Feinstein DVM MPH I have had the pleasure of raising chickens for the last 12 years. Not only do they produce fresh, organic eggs, they are also fun and personable. Each one has a unique personality. They all know me and follow me around in my yard. I let them out during the day and they come to me when I call them in to the coop. I even have a female wild turkey that w…Read More

  2. Beware of Xylitol!

    Xylitol is a sugar substitute that is safe for humans but toxic to dogs. It has been used as an ingredient in many sugar-free chewing gums (Orbit, Stride, Trident) for years, but its use is expanding to more foods, including some baked goods, desserts, even sugar-free peanut butters. The human food industry has recognized its benefits for preventing tooth decay and lowering sugar intake for human …Read More

  3. Halloween Pet Safety

    Halloween can be fun, but it can also present challenges for keeping your pet safe as families enjoy the festivities.  Below is a summary of suggestions from Camelot Animal Hospital and Boarding Kennel, Broward County Animal Care and Regulation, and the ASPCA on how to keep your pet healthy and happy during this time of tricks and treats!   The best way to keep pets safe is to keep them inside t…Read More