Tea Tree Oil v. Fleas


Many pet parents are more interested in 'natural' products than those that include long, complex chemical ingredient names. The wide spread perception of a natural product being safer can have serious safety consequences for pets. Here IMPS takes a look at one such product - natural tea tree oil - that is recommended as a flea treatment but that can harm your pet.

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published on June 26 2017 Category: medical - Tags: teatreeoil, fleas

Gabapentin: Does it work?


IMPS has noticed an uptick in articles about Gabapentin use by veterinarians.  Always the skeptic, IMPS wondered if the benefits of this drug have been over billed

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published on May 31 2017 Category: medical - Tags: gabapentin, neuropathic, epilepsy

Don't Do The Twist


Do you have a large dog? One with a relatively narrow waist and a deep chest? These dogs, and those with a narrow and deep chest in particular, are at risk of having a twisted stomach. This is a potentially life threatening condition and pet parents should know the syptoms and risk factors.

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published on May 19 2017 Category: medical - Tags: twisted, stomach, gvd, bloat

On Sale But Is It Safe: United Airlines


Marketwatch.com had a short piece on pet travel by airline today, apparently prompted by the recent death of rabbit shipped from London to Chicago.  This prompted IMPS to ask, should pet parents send their pets on the "Friendly Skies?"

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published on April 26 2017 Categories: news, sale, travel - Tags: travel, airlines

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