Is a Dog Being Allergic to Chicken Really a “Thing”?

Is a Dog Being Allergic to Chicken Really a “Thing”? Is it truly possible that a dog can be “allergic” to chicken? This seems to be a popular belief as the cause for a dog to have itchy skin, hot spots, or waxy, infected ears. From chicken?! Really?! I mean have you ever heard of […]

Determining Cause of Your Pet’s Itchy Skin

Holistic Vets (04-03-2017) #3063: Dr Patrick Mahaney talks about the causes of itchy skin —  hypothyroid, Cushings disease, flea bites, and allergies — and the SPOT platinum test your vet can do to find out exactly what your pet is allergic to and create an individualized oral serum to give every day to relieve the […]

Sponky the Yorkie is Itchy

Sponky the Yorkie is Itchy Gloria, sent me an email asking for my advice because Sponky, her 11-year-old Yorkie, is itchy. Very itchy! Skin problems are common and the No. 1 reason that people take their pets to the vet. Unfortunately, this is often a poorly managed problem when the dog or cat is put […]

Allergies in Dogs (Cause/Treatment)

The Expert Vet (11-23-2015) #5057: Allergy and immune testing specialist Mervyn Levin from SPOT Platinum describes how allergies occur in dogs and how immuno-therapy works to reduce allergic reactions, be it in one of the 49 countries for which they have developed an allergy panel, or in one of the 12 geographic regions of the […]

Dealing with Seasonal Allergies

Holistic Vets (08-24-2015) #3047: Dr Judy talks about seasonal allergies — how to prevent and deal with them. She loves the SPOT Platinum allergy testing and oral serum (like Tracie’s previously-itchy dog, Maisie, takes every day to stop her itching). Dr. Judy suggests clipping “poodle feet” on all dogs with hairy paws — shaving all […]

Recognize/Avoid Spreading Dog Flu

Dog Talk (06-13-2015) #425: Are you in one of the 13 States into which the new deadly canine has now spread? Dr. Jose Arce of the AVMA talks about how to avoid and recognize the disease (with the help of the new IDEXX quick test for it in your vet’s office) which has been seen […]

Dog Talk #401 (12-27-2014)

Dog Talk (12-27-2014) #401: Lissa Warren talks about Good Luck Cat: How a Cat Saved a Family, and a Family Saved a Cat, and her extraordinary emotional and physical challenges, which her kitty helped her overcome, while the cat underwent major life-saving surgery herself; Leo Grillo created the D.E.L.T.A. sanctuary [] on 115 acres in […]

The Expert Vet #5019 (12-25-2013)

The Expert Vet (12-25-2013) #5019: Dr Donna answers listeners questions: about “tight regulation” diabetes testing in kitties and a persistent ear infection in a cat who probably does not need “allergy food” but needs more testing (including Spot Platinum) to find out what is really at the bottom of the problem. MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow […]

The Expert Vet #5012 (11-06-2013)

The Expert Vet (11-06-2013) #5012: All about allergy testing for food and environmental allergens with Spot Platinum and the customized treatments they can make. MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL