What To Consider When Caring For A Senior Cat
Improved nutrition, infectious disease prevention, and advances in veterinary medicine have resulted in our cats living longer and healthier lives.
Recognizing & Treating UTIs In Cats
While urinary tract disorders are fairly common in cats, urinary tract infections (UTIs) are fairly uncommon.
Memorializing Our Pets Honors Them & Helps Us Heal
We celebrate our pets! We have cake on their birthdays. We wrap presents for them on the holidays. We buy them special toys when they are sick. When they pass on, we are sad, but we can also celebrate their life one more time.
Pet Selection: What To Consider When Choosing A Cat
You’ve probably heard lots of funny cat anecdotes; about how you don’t own them…they own YOU; how they feel superior to everyone, especially dogs; that they expect to be treated like royalty. If you are considering a feline acquisition, first consider this: lots of those remarks are true! They’re also funny, curious, and sometimes extremely cuddly!
Follow These Halloween Safety Tips For Your Pet
TRICK OR TREAT! Halloween is an annual event that most children, and lots of adults, look forward to enthusiastically, anticipating a day and evening filled with masks, candy, and all things spooky! But this holiday can be particularly scary for the furry children in your family.
Making The Difficult Decision Of Euthanasia For Your Beloved Pet
The longer the relationship, the stronger the bond. The stronger the bond, the more challenging it is to consider the end of a pet’s life, including the difficult decisions around euthanasia.
Why Are Veterinary Bills Sometimes Larger Than Expected?
As a veterinary clinic and pet owners, we understand the financial burden of caring for a pet, as well as the mechanics of running a veterinary practice. While we cannot speak for all veterinarians, here are some thoughts on why veterinarians charge what they do.
What Are Ear Mites?
The ear mite, Otodectes cynotis, is a surface mite that lives on cats, dogs, rabbits, and ferrets. It is usually found in the ear canal, but it can also live on the skin surface. Ear mites are highly contagious, and animals become infested by direct contact with another infested animal.
What Is A Hot Spot & Why Do Pets Get Them?
Hot spots – also known as pyotraumatic dermatitis or acute moist dermatitis – are red, inflamed skin lesions that appear quickly, ooze, and may contain pus.
Learn About The Preventive Healthcare Guidelines For Cats
Avoiding an illness is always better than treating it, and when it cannot be avoided, intervention is always more effective if started sooner rather than later. Since cats age faster than humans, an annual veterinary exam with diagnostic testing is equivalent to a human visiting a doctor every four to five years.