5 Tips For Keeping Your Cat Healthy And Happy During Winter
9 March 2015
While bringing your cat to the vet for an annual exam and staying up to date with their vaccinations is essential for their overall health, it's also important to consider making additional changes for winter. Bundling up and ensuring your heater is working properly are just two examples of ways that you can get your home ready for your family before the winter gets chilly, but you can make your cat extra comfortable and healthy by using the following tips.
Why Is Your Cat Developing Bald Patches?
5 March 2015
Whether your cat has long or short hair, the coat should look full, shiny and sleek. The development of bald patches or a thinning coat is a sign of illness or irritation. Here's a look at three of the most common causes of bald patches in cats, and what you can do about them.
Are your cat's bald patches circular and scaly with red spots in the center? If so, he or she probably has a fungal infection known as ringworm.
Dogs And Cushing's Disease: What You Need To Know
26 February 2015
The older your dog gets, the more likely the chances of them obtaining Cushing's disease is. This disease is the result of an overproduction of glucocorticoid from the adrenal gland. Middle-aged dogs and elderly dogs are at risk to have something go wrong in the adrenal gland and it doesn't matter whether your dog is male or female. This guide explains what the symptoms of Cushing's disease are, how it is diagnosed and the treatment options available.
How To Talk To Your Veterinarian About Your Pets
25 February 2015
Vet visits are rarely fun, but as much as you may feel like skipping out while your vet takes care of Fido for you, your presence is usually a huge benefit to both your vet and your pet. When you take your dog in for a checkup or because you fear there may be something wrong with him, you need to be his voice. Bringing the right information to the table can make every visit easier and help your vet provide better care for your dog.