Veterinary Topics

  • How to Help Your New Cat Feel Welcomed in Your Home

    Adopting a cat or kitten? Here's what you can do to help your cat adjust to its new home.

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  • Handling and Restraint

    Improper handling may cause serious, life-threatening injuries. Fractures and dislocations of the back, most often resulting in paralysis of both rear legs, are the most common injuries. These injuries occur when rabbits are suddenly frightened and attempt to escape from a small enclosure. A rabbit's

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  • Ferret Health

    You will need to take your ferret in to your veterinarian twice a year for a medical checkup and yearly vaccinations. Ferrets require yearly inoculations against canine distemper. They are highly susceptible to canine distemper and it is always fatal. Do not forget to inoculate against this every year!

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  • Box Turtles

    North American box turtles are mainly terrestrial turtles, although they do spend some time in shallow water (Asian box turtles tend to be a bit more aquatic). Compared to aquatic turtles such as red eared sliders, they are more challenging and complex pets, and are not the best choice for beginning

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  • Budgies

    Budgies (budgerigars) are an extremely popular pet bird, and for good reason. These small parrots make delightful pets, and are usually friendly and easy to tame. While they can sometimes be difficult to understand, they are quite capable of mimicking speech. Budgies are sometimes also called parakeets

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  • Arthritis

    The most common type of arthritis is osteoarthritis which can be due to wear and tear on joints from over use, aging, injury, or from an unstable joint such as which occurs with a ruptured ACL (anterior cruciate ligament) in the knee. The chronic form of this disease is called degenerative joint disease

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  • Fleas

    A common parasite, fleas are found in almost every area of the world and can be found on dogs, cats, and many other mammals. They survive year to year even in cold climates because they live on pets, in buildings, and on wild animals. There are four stages to the flea life cycle. Eggs are laid by an

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  • Leptospirosis

    Leptospirosis is a serious, life-threatening disease caused by a spiral shaped bacteria. Dogs, cats, other animals and even people can be infected through exposure to urine, bite wounds, ingestion of infected flesh, or contact with contaminated soil, water and even bedding. Certain environmental conditions

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  • Dentistry

    Over 85% of dogs and cats have some type of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease simply means that the gums and bone that hold the teeth in place are being destroyed by oral bacteria. This preventable disease is the number one diagnosed disease in our pets, yet many animals suffer needlessly. Periodontal

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  • Hypothyroidism

    Hypothyroidism is the natural deficiency of thyroid hormone and is the most common hormone imbalance of dogs. This deficiency is produced by several different mechanisms. The most common cause (at least 95% of cases) is immune destruction of the thyroid gland. It can also be caused by natural atrophy

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  • 8 Common Reasons Why Your Dog is Snoring

    Do you know why your dog snores?

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  • Euthanasia

    You may have concluded that it's time to euthanize a pet. Or, maybe the vet told you that euthanizing is in the pet's best interest. Now, you have a responsibility. You now have to explain to your child what happens during the process. You also have to emphasize the fact that the procedure is humane

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  • Rainbow Bridge

    You understand that pets get older, they suffer from health problems, and several other issues can affect their lifespans. Children don't quite understand that pets reach the end of their lives. Your child may have a great deal of emotion when a pet passes or is going to be euthanized. They might also

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  • Most Common Digestive Issues in Dogs and How to Relieve Them

    Do you know which digestive issues are most common in dogs?

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  • Glaucoma in Cats

    Do you know the signs of glaucoma in cats?

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  • Identifying Dementia in Senior Dogs

    Have you noticed changes in your older dog's behavior?

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  • Keep Your Pets Safe From Toxic Household Items

    Do you know which household items can sicken your pet?

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  • Preventing Obesity in Cats

    Even one extra pound could affect your pet's health. Find out how you can keep your cat slim and trim.

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  • Pet Dental Care - Tips to Manage Your Pet’s Oral Health

    Do you know how to keep your pet's teeth and gums healthy?

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  • Learn How to Master Walking Your Dog for Walk Your Pet Month

    Does your dog need a little help walking on a leash?

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  • Bringing a New Pet in the Home in the New Year

    Are you planning on adding a pet to your family this year? These tips will help you prepare for the arrival of your furry, feathered, or finned friend.

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  • Cold Symptoms in Dogs

    Could your sneezing, sniffling dog have a cold?

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  • Cold Weather Pet Safety

    Do you know how to keep your pet safe this winter?

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  • Keep Your Pet Safe During the Holidays

    Keep Thanksgiving day safe for your pet by following these tips.

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  • November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month

    Do you know the symptoms that can occur if your pet has cancer?

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  • How to Treat Common Injuries in Your Dog

    Would you know what to do if your dog was injured?

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  • Safety Guidelines for Pet Costumes

    Do you know how to keep your pet safe when wearing a costume?

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  • 9 Reasons Your Cat May Be Losing Weight

    Does your cat look thinner than usual? One of these nine reasons may explain why your cat is losing weight.

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  • Anemia in Dogs

    Anemia doesn't just affect people. Your dog can become anemic too.

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  • How to Treat Common Paw Problems in Dogs

    Have you noticed a change in your dog's paws? One of these paw problems may be to blame.

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  • Teaching Your Child to Care For Their First Pet

    Is a new pet in your family's future? These tips will help your child learn pet care essentials.

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  • July is National Lost Pet Prevention Month

    A lost pet is every pet owner's worst nightmare. These tips can help you keep your furry friend safe.

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  • Summer Paw Care For Hot Pavement and Exercise Outside

    Don't let heatstroke or sore paws keep your pet from enjoying the summer.

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  • Managing Your Cat's Night-Time Activity

    Does your cat enjoy midnight sprints through your home? These tips can help curb the behavior.

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  • Common Pet Skin Issues and How to Treat Them

    Wondering why your pet is scratching? A skin condition may be to blame.

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