Do Dogs Show Empathy To Other Dogs?

You’ve probably seen dogs cuddle up together and take a nap. But have you ever wondered if their naps together could be the expression of a deeper type of connection? One that’s almost human? The question of what dogs feel toward one another in the realm of empathy was asked recently of Dr. Jim Carlson, … Continued

Episode 6 Riverside Animal Clinic Radio

Toxoplasmosis causes severe mental health issues Stranded dog on hike shows signs of exercise intolerance Seizure disorders & holistic ways to treat them

Riverside Animal Clinic Radio Episode 6

THIS IS RIVERSIDE ANIMAL CLINIC & HOLISTIC CENTER RADIO. I AM CRISTEN CARLSON HERE WITH DR JIM CARLSON, HOLISTIC VETERINARIAN AND OWNER OF RIVERSIDE ANIMAL CLINIC AND HOLISTIC CENTER.  DR CARLSON’S WORK CAN BE SEEN FAR AND WIDE THROUGHOUT THE INTERNET AS A SOURCE FOR PETCOACH, PETMD, ROVER.COM, WORKINGMOTHER.COM AND MANY, MANY OTHER ARTICLES. SO … Continued

Janice Luttrell Response to Facebook Group Complaint

Janice Luttrell posted statements to the Facebook group Everything McHenry stating that her pet’s conventional Heska allergy tests were a failure and she wanted her money back from the appointment 3.5 years ago in April 2016. I feel that I need to take some time defending my office, again, against social media discussions that are … Continued

Dr. Jim Carlson for Petco.com

I know a lot of you shop at Petco and so do I. I was really excited to contribute to one of the recent stories on Petco’s website. We’ve been busy all summer discussing the importance of year round flea and tick protection. The diseases from these bugs can infect humans so you need to … Continued

Best Cat CBD Oils

All CBD oils aren’t created equally. CBD is the new and often effective trend in pet care. Catological.com had some questions about the emerging supplement and spoke to Dr. Jim Carlson, holistic veterinarian and owner of Riverside Animal Clinic & Holistic Center, McHenry, Illinois to answer some questions about the new product. https://www.catological.com/best-cbd-oil-cats/

Aromatherapy for Pets with Dr. Jim Carlson

Considerations For Essential Oil Use at Home Dr. Jim Carlson, owner and holistic veterinarian at Riverside Animal Clinic & Holistic Center discussed his concerns and options when using essential oils around pets with the Northwest Indiana Times. Here’s the story: https://www.nwitimes.com/niche/get-healthy/healthy-living/pets-can-benefit-from-aromatherapy-but-beware-of-risks/article_c8da36e4-1408-5404-bdc7-29e33d69b832.html If you have questions about the use of essential oils with your pet, please … Continued

Dogs Empathizing with Dogs

Dr. Jim Carlson, owner of Riverside Animal Clinic & Holistic Center in McHenry, has some thoughts on your pet’s ability to empathize with another. He was interviewed by lovinmypup.com! Find the article here: http://lovinmypup.com/can-dogs-empathize-with-other-dogs-emotions/

Dr Jim Carlson On Human Vitamins For Pets

Riverside Animal Clinic’s Dr. Jim Carlson Featured on PetMinerals.com Our friends over at www.petminerals.com have some great blog posts about intriguing pet care questions. This week, it’s whether pets should ever take human vitamins. Surprisingly, we get that question on occasion! Here’s PetMinerals.com’s post featuring Dr. Carlson right here. If you’re feeding your dog a … Continued

Use Caution with OTC Meds

Benadryl is safe for dogs if you follow these guidelines from Dr. Jim Carlson of Riverside Animal Clinic & Holistic Center located in Chicago’s northwest suburbs. Benadryl is a popular over the counter medication for humans that relieves itching and other signs of an allergy attack. Benadryl is also safe for dogs and cats according … Continued