2017

Two Tips To Help You Find Affordable Veterinary Care For Your Animal

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Watching your pet go from playful and frisky to lethargic and sedentary with illness can be very painful.  You love your furry friend like a member of the family and would never want to see them hurting.  If you've done everything that you can to provide relief to no avail, you know it's time to get them to a professional.  The only problem is that you're short on funds.  Use this information to learn more about what you can do to find affordable veterinary care for your pet as soon as possible.

5 May 2017

Seven Tips To Help Your Senior Cat Live Longer

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If you have a cat, help them to live a longer, healthier life. These are simple suggestions that can make a difference in your cat's overall well-being and quality of life. Talk to your veterinarian about specific risks and preventatives to ward off illness and disease. Seven things that you can do for your senior cat are: Ask about acupuncture. Veterinary acupuncture treatments can make your pet less stressed, and their behavior will gradually change.

4 April 2017

Kidney Transplants For Cats

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Learning that your cat has kidney disease can be devastating. The disease currently has no cure, and although steps can be taken to prolong your cat's life and improve its quality of life, it is ultimately a death sentence. However, scientists and doctors are working hard to provide pet owners and their cats a way out. If you're looking for a way to change your cat's fate, read on to learn about the latest options pet parents have.

31 March 2017

4 Types of Veterinary Supplies

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The veterinarians that we know and love for caring for our animals require a lot of equipment to do their work. In this respect, they are not much different from doctors and human physicians. What kind of supplies and equipment does a veterinarian need? There are several categories. Office Supplies  At first, it might not occur to you that vets and their assistants need the same supplies as other practitioners who use offices.

29 March 2017

4 Nutrients Your Cat's Homemade Food Needs To Contain

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If you like to take care of your cat in a most holistic way, making your own cat food is one way to ensure that your cat gets the right food and nutrients that it needs. However, it is important to realize what your cat's food should actually contain. Here are four things you need to add to your cat's food. Taurine Taurine is one of the most essential elements that your cat's food should contain.

28 March 2017

3 Things To Be Aware Of When Your Pet Gets Vaccinated

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If your dog or cat needs to get vaccinated soon, here are three things that you need to be aware of. #1 Not All Vaccinations Are Essential The first thing that you need to be aware of is that not all vaccinations are essential. There are a number of vaccinations that are elective or based on circumstances, such as if your pet is around other animals or if you live in an area with Lyme dieses.

28 March 2017

3 Hazards For Your New Dog That Are Hidden Around Your Home

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Are you thinking about getting a new puppy? Will this be the first puppy that you've ever owned? If you've never owned a dog, you may not realize all of the work that goes into having a canine companion. With dogs, especially young dogs, they can have a habit of getting into things that can harm them. Unfortunately, not everything that can harm a dog is instantly obvious if you've never had one before.

28 March 2017

Should You Take Your Dog the Emergency Vet for Vomiting?

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When you are a caring and concerned pet parent, you do not want to ever see your dog suffer or feel ill. This includes instances where they have stomach upset and experience vomiting. However, you may find yourself in a situation in which your regular veterinarian's office is not open, either because it is a weekend, late at night, or a holiday. As such, you are left trying to decide if the vomiting and other symptoms are severe enough or problematic enough to take them to the emergency vet clinic or if you can wait it out.

27 March 2017

3 Tips That Will Help You Assist Your Dog With The Orthopedic Surgery Recovery Process

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If your dog has to go in for orthopedic surgery, for example, to repair an issue with their knees or to address a torn muscle, you are integral to your dog's recovery process. Here are three different ways that you can assist your dog with their recovery process in addition to following all of your vet's recovery instructions. #1 Bring At Least Two People To Pick Up Your Dog Do not go and pick up your dog alone if at all possible.

24 March 2017

Game On: Using Puzzle Toys To Help Your Indoor Cat Shed Weight

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According to the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention, 59 percent of America's feline family members are overweight or obese, and that number has been steadily rising in recent years. While indoor cats are spared such threats as contracting certain diseases and parasites, being injured or killed by moving vehicles or being poisoned, they are at increased risk for becoming overweight. Find out why your indoor furry friend is more likely to pack on extra pounds and how turning your kitty into a feline gamer can help to prevent obesity.

24 March 2017