24 June 2021
Your pet cannot speak English, so it is your job to speak on their behalf. The most important time to be able to speak clearly for your pet is when you are speaking with their veterinarian. So, how can you communicate with the vet as clearly as possible? Here are a few tips. Write down notes before the appointment. Often, people get a little nervous when they bring their pets to the vet.
29 April 2021
Every dog reacts a little differently to visiting the vet. Some dogs are excited to see the vet, wagging their tail and greeting them like a best friend. Other dogs act a little defensive and aggressive. And still other dogs seem to act really shy when they visit the vet. They may cower in the corner, try to resist walking into the exam room, and try to jump into your arms as the vet examines them.
5 August 2020
When you own a cat, you own a creature that should give you many years of joy. Cats in domestic households can live up to two decades, although cats that are allowed outside are known to live less long. Taking your cat to the vet for routine care is just one way you can help manage their health and keep your cat vital and strong. Here are signs your cat needs to go to the vet outside the normal checkup times.
18 October 2019
If you own a dog, in addition to cleaning your dog's teeth yourself, you should also take your dog in for professional cleanings, performed by your vet. When you take your dog in for a dental cleaning, you should expect them to review your dog's medical history, put your dog under anesthesia, and then scale and polish your dog's teeth. Review Dog's Medical History The first thing that will happen when you take your dog to get their teeth professionally cleaned is the veterinarian will review your dog's medical history.
23 September 2019
Choosing to spay or neuter your pet is one of the most important decisions you can make for them. Spaying and neutering prevent unwanted pregnancies and reduces the number of homeless animals populating shelters. Overpopulation of stray animals can be a nuisance to livestock, pets, and humans. Strays may also carry diseases and parasites that can spread to other animals and humans. Sterilization can also benefit your pet's health and behavior.
7 August 2019
Having a cat cry and yowl all night can be upsetting, irritating, or even get in the way of your sleep. If your cat does this, you should read this guide to find out what's behind it and what you should do in order to put a stop to it. Separation Anxiety One potential cause of nighttime yowling is separation anxiety. While cats have a reputation for being aloof and unaffectionate, they need their people just as badly as dogs do.
19 June 2019
When your cat won't eat, there are few ways to make a cat do so against their will. If your cat has an ongoing issue that causes appetite problems, like kidney disease, your veterinarian may provide you with the tools necessary to syringe feed your cat. This should only be done when necessary, but it can help to provide your cat with essential nutrition and fluids when they refuse to eat on their own.