• Dog Hotspot: The Dog Owner's Ultimate Guide to Canine Acute Moist Dermatitis

    Dog Hotspot: The Dog Owner's Ultimate Guide to ...

    Hot spots are the result of damaged skin that is typically caused by your pet’s repetitive scratching at itchy skin. Itchy skin can come from prolonged moisture (especially on those...

    Dog Hotspot: The Dog Owner's Ultimate Guide to ...

    Hot spots are the result of damaged skin that is typically caused by your pet’s repetitive scratching at itchy skin. Itchy skin can come from prolonged moisture (especially on those...

  • Heat Strokes in Dogs: What They Are, How to Identify Heat Exhaustion, and How to Respond

    Heat Strokes in Dogs: What They Are, How to Ide...

    As core temperatures rise, the body’s cooling systems begin to break down. The body is unable to cool itself through panting, which leads to a range of downstream effects.

    Heat Strokes in Dogs: What They Are, How to Ide...

    As core temperatures rise, the body’s cooling systems begin to break down. The body is unable to cool itself through panting, which leads to a range of downstream effects.

  • My Dog Has Cancer, Now What?

    My Dog Has Cancer, Now What?

    Cancer is one of the most feared diagnoses both in human and veterinary medicine. The word alone spells defeat in the minds of those who are diagnosed and marks the...

    My Dog Has Cancer, Now What?

    Cancer is one of the most feared diagnoses both in human and veterinary medicine. The word alone spells defeat in the minds of those who are diagnosed and marks the...

  • A Concise Guide to Caring for Senior Pets

    A Concise Guide to Caring for Senior Pets

    As many of us know, a pet is often a 12-to-18-year commitment, and as pets age, their minds and bodies change, along with their specific needs. Advancements in veterinary medicine...

    A Concise Guide to Caring for Senior Pets

    As many of us know, a pet is often a 12-to-18-year commitment, and as pets age, their minds and bodies change, along with their specific needs. Advancements in veterinary medicine...

  • The One Big Myth About Dog Training

    The One Big Myth About Dog Training

    The most common misconception I read or hear about when it comes to dog training is that you must be the alpha of the pack or the “pack leader.” However,...

    The One Big Myth About Dog Training

    The most common misconception I read or hear about when it comes to dog training is that you must be the alpha of the pack or the “pack leader.” However,...

  • Dogs and Children

    Dogs and Children

    Some of us in the world are daring enough to add children of the human sort to our home in addition to our fur babies. There are important factors we...

    Dogs and Children

    Some of us in the world are daring enough to add children of the human sort to our home in addition to our fur babies. There are important factors we...

  • Loose Leash Walking Tips

    Loose Leash Walking Tips

    I would like to spend this time talking about how to train a dog to walk gently and calmly on the leash and hopefully save some folks’ arms and shoulders.

    Loose Leash Walking Tips

    I would like to spend this time talking about how to train a dog to walk gently and calmly on the leash and hopefully save some folks’ arms and shoulders.

  • Voluntary Crate Training: Part 2

    Voluntary Crate Training: Part 2

    When we are training our dog to voluntarily crate, we want the consequences of going into the crate to be good or favorable. This will in turn increase and eventually...

    Voluntary Crate Training: Part 2

    When we are training our dog to voluntarily crate, we want the consequences of going into the crate to be good or favorable. This will in turn increase and eventually...

  • It's an Emergency! Part 2: Urinary Blockage

    It's an Emergency! Part 2: Urinary Blockage

    Urinary blockage in dogs and cats can be a distressing and potentially life-threatening condition that veterinary professionals take special care to educate the public about.

    It's an Emergency! Part 2: Urinary Blockage

    Urinary blockage in dogs and cats can be a distressing and potentially life-threatening condition that veterinary professionals take special care to educate the public about.

  • It's an Emergency! Part 1: Gastric Dilation Volvulus (GDV)

    It's an Emergency! Part 1: Gastric Dilation Vol...

    Gastric dilation volvulus (GDV) is a life-threatening condition that commonly affects larger, deep-chested dog breeds and demands immediate attention and intervention.

    It's an Emergency! Part 1: Gastric Dilation Vol...

    Gastric dilation volvulus (GDV) is a life-threatening condition that commonly affects larger, deep-chested dog breeds and demands immediate attention and intervention.

  • Tails from the Clinic: Maple Smith

    Tails from the Clinic: Maple Smith

    Her owner began applying Lavengel twice daily. After 5 days, her eye had completely healed and Maple was back to normal. Her owner said, “I love that once it is...

    Tails from the Clinic: Maple Smith

    Her owner began applying Lavengel twice daily. After 5 days, her eye had completely healed and Maple was back to normal. Her owner said, “I love that once it is...

  • Tails from the Clinic: Pearly the Senior Beagle Mix

    Tails from the Clinic: Pearly the Senior Beagle...

    With Lavengel, Pearly’s owner noticed a marked improvement of the hotspot within 24 hours, including reduced redness around the area, marked reduction in discomfort, and less discharge from the wound....

    Tails from the Clinic: Pearly the Senior Beagle...

    With Lavengel, Pearly’s owner noticed a marked improvement of the hotspot within 24 hours, including reduced redness around the area, marked reduction in discomfort, and less discharge from the wound....

  • Antibiotic Resistance and Its Threat to Healthcare

    Antibiotic Resistance and Its Threat to Healthcare

    Antibiotic resistance, also known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR), is a major threat to both human and animal healthcare. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), antibiotic...

    Antibiotic Resistance and Its Threat to Healthcare

    Antibiotic resistance, also known as antimicrobial resistance (AMR), is a major threat to both human and animal healthcare. According to a report from the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), antibiotic...

  • Bacterial Biofilms: The Mayberry of Microbiology

    Bacterial Biofilms: The Mayberry of Microbiology

    Among those species of bacteria that have learned to live together, there are some that have learned to create biofilms. Bacterial biofilms are safe havens for cells to hide from...

    Bacterial Biofilms: The Mayberry of Microbiology

    Among those species of bacteria that have learned to live together, there are some that have learned to create biofilms. Bacterial biofilms are safe havens for cells to hide from...

  • My Journey With Lavengel

    My Journey With Lavengel

    I began my journey in research working in a microbiology lab at East Tennessee State University.I was assigned to a project studying the efficacy of a novel, all-natural, potentially anti-microbial...

    My Journey With Lavengel

    I began my journey in research working in a microbiology lab at East Tennessee State University.I was assigned to a project studying the efficacy of a novel, all-natural, potentially anti-microbial...

  • Andy Clark Describes Many Avenues for Use of the Lavengel Product

    Andy Clark Describes Many Avenues for Use of th...

    Another high potential use for Lavengel® is for those who incur radiation burns during treatment for breast cancer. Clark explains that the breast is particularly susceptible to radiation dermatitis. “Four...

    Andy Clark Describes Many Avenues for Use of th...

    Another high potential use for Lavengel® is for those who incur radiation burns during treatment for breast cancer. Clark explains that the breast is particularly susceptible to radiation dermatitis. “Four...

  • RTD Neutraceuticals, LLC (now AOX Biopharma, LLC) Receives U.S. Patent for Lavengel

    RTD Neutraceuticals, LLC (now AOX Biopharma, LL...

    RTD Neutraceuticals, LLC, (now AOX Biopharma, LLC) Johnson City, TN, has been awarded a United States patent, “Topical Gel Compositions for the Treatment of Staphylococcal Infections,” for the efficacy of...

    RTD Neutraceuticals, LLC (now AOX Biopharma, LL...

    RTD Neutraceuticals, LLC, (now AOX Biopharma, LLC) Johnson City, TN, has been awarded a United States patent, “Topical Gel Compositions for the Treatment of Staphylococcal Infections,” for the efficacy of...

  • Blog: As We Serve With Significance - Featuring W. Andrew (Andy) Clark, Ph.D, RD, Guest Blogger

    Blog: As We Serve With Significance - Featuring...

    What we found was unexpected. Not only did Lavengel® not promote the growth of pathogens, it successfully inhibited the growth of bacteria known to populate burns and wounds: Staphylococcus aureus,...

    Blog: As We Serve With Significance - Featuring...

    What we found was unexpected. Not only did Lavengel® not promote the growth of pathogens, it successfully inhibited the growth of bacteria known to populate burns and wounds: Staphylococcus aureus,...

  • Burgeoning Local Startup Seen as Guide for Other Fledgling Companies

    Burgeoning Local Startup Seen as Guide for Othe...

    One of Andy Clark’s latest projects started when he learned a co-worker was using lavender oil to temporarily relieve pain caused by his shingles. “He would put some lavender oil...

    Burgeoning Local Startup Seen as Guide for Othe...

    One of Andy Clark’s latest projects started when he learned a co-worker was using lavender oil to temporarily relieve pain caused by his shingles. “He would put some lavender oil...