How to Recognize and Treat Cat Conjunctivitis

How to Recognize and Treat Cat Conjunctivitis

Credit: Zoetis Almost all cats, at some point in life, will experience an episode of conjunctivitis (sometimes called pink eye). It doesn’t matter if you’re human or feline — having eye issues is an uncomfortable and miserable feeling — but there’s plenty you and your veterinarian can do to treat conjunctivitis and have your cat feeling better in no time. What is Conjunctivitis in Cats? […]

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What You Should Know About Cat Fights, Bites and Antibiotics

What You Should Know About Cat Fights, Bites and Antibiotics

  We cannot stress enough the importance of having your cat evaluated if they have been bitten by another cat. Since this is such a common injury in cats, all cat owners should know why cat bite wounds need to be treated by your veterinarian and the importance of systemic antibiotics for cat bite wound treatment. Why Are Cat Bite Injuries so Common? Cat bites […]

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7 Safety Tips for Your Puppy’s First Christmas

7 Safety Tips for Your Puppy’s First Christmas

Nothing brings on the holly jollies like sharing the celebrations with a new puppy. However, it’s important to remember that puppies are as mischievous as they are adorable. Perhaps more than any other holiday, Christmas presents a host of potential puppy hazards, from toxic foods to dangerous décor. Here are some holiday safety tips for celebrating your puppy’s first Christmas. 1. Beware of the Bar   Whether […]

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The Dos and Don’ts of Flea & Tick Preventatives

The Dos and Don’ts of Flea & Tick Preventatives

Post Provided By: https://www.petplace.com/ Stephanie Silberstang, DVM CVA Flea and tick preventatives are highly recommended in most parts of the United States and internationally for dogs and cats. Fleas can cause local itchiness, allergies, anemia, and can transport certain diseases, including tapeworms and the bubonic plague. Ticks are by far the scarier bug, as they can cause life-threatening diseases to dogs, including Lyme disease, Ehrlichiosis, […]

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It is Shedding Season! How much is too much?

It is that time of the year. Animals are shedding everywhere!  Dogs naturally lose old or damaged hair by shedding. Although shedding is a normal process for dogs, the amount and frequency of hair that is shed often depends upon their health and breed type. It can also depend on the season-many dogs develop thick coats in the winter that are then shed in the spring. Dogs who are […]

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TOP 10 HUMAN MEDICATIONS POISONOUS TO PETS

Pet owners who are serious about pet-proofing their home should start with their own medicine cabinet. Nearly 50% of all calls received by Pet Poison Helpline involve human medications – both over-the-counter and prescription. Whether Fido accidentally chewed into a pill bottle or a pet owner with good intentions accidentally switched medication (giving their pet a human medication), pet poisonings due to human medications are common and […]

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