5 Tips to Help A Dog Frightened By Environmental Noises

Wondering why every time there are loud noises such as fireworks, sirens, thunder or even your doorbell; Your dog acts differently? Loud noises might even cause your dog to run or hide. These are symptoms of environmental noise phobias. You need to be aware that dogs can be really frightened by very loud environmental noises.…

Anxiety No More

No matter how hard you tell yourself "anxiety no more", you might find yourself repeating it all too often. When you feel you do not have anyone to go to, look to your family and close, most trusted friends to look out for you. They may give you the strength that you need in order…

Facial Trauma Treatment Information

Facial trauma is an injury to the upper side of the jaw and bone. Facial Trauma, also known as maxillofacial trauma. Trauma facial skin may lacerations, obstruction of the nasal cavity and sinuses, the deterioration of the orbital sockets, fractures to the jaw and missing teeth. Blunt and penetrating trauma may cause prejudice to the…

Have You Been Involved in an Auto Accident?

First Shock.  Then Pain.  Now What?  There are more than 300 auto accidents each month in Contra Costa County.  In spite of the frustrations you may now be going through, if you are alive, the accident could have been worse.  First, let’s count our blessings!!!  Contra Costa County has experienced over 100 auto accident fatalities…

Make Your Own Propagation Mix

Because I live in the subtropics, I am lucky enough to be able to strike many cuttings and get many species to grow from seed just using garden soil or potting mix as a medium. Unfortunately not every one is as lucky. Many people struggle to get cuttings to take, or grow seedlings because of…

Limb Lengthening and Limb-length Discrepancy

Limb lengthening is a surgical procedure used to treat a limb-length discrepancy (LLD) of the arm or leg. The goal is to achieve equal length with the corresponding opposite limb. LLD is the difference between the lengths of the upper arms and/or lower arms, or a difference between the lengths of the thighs and/or lower…

The Signs and Symptoms of Canine Parvovirus

Canine Parvovirus is a contagious disease like no other. The virus can stay on soils and clothing for up to a year. This means that it is possible for your dog to catch the disease even if your dog has no actual contact with an infected dog. Because of this, it is important that dog…

The Dangers of Drinking Coffee

If you drink coffee because you think you need to in order to rev or pep you up daily, especially if you work in corporate America, here are some things to think about pertaining to this liquid drug that is the number one cause of cancer of the esophagus: The first thing you should think…

Buttock Pain Causes

“We gotta start looking at the hands of the time we’ve been given here, This is all we got and we gotta start pickin it, Every second counts on a clock that’s tickin’, Gotta live like we’re dying…..” these lyrics from Kris Allen’s song ‘Live Like We’re Dying’ talks about the uncertainties in life and…

Insulated Boot Covers – Keep Your Feet Warm

Many hunters find their hunting experience less enjoyable due to cold winter conditions. The right hunting gear is essential to keep out the cold weather, and to keep the hunter warm. The head, hands, and feet are the easiest places to lose body heat, and keeping them warm is extremely important. Thanks to insulated boot…