4 Instances When You Should Consult A Veterinarian Immediately

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No pet owner wants to imagine their lovely animal friend in a life-threatening situation. However, sometimes the cases arise after accidents and sudden illnesses. You can save their life and minimize the suffering they go through by watching for signs of trouble and calling the veterinarian for treatment. Here are four instances where you will need to contact the veterinarian immediately. When Your Pet Cannot Breathe It is always wise to treat breathing difficulties as an emergency.

24 January 2022

Should You Be Worried If Your Cat Has Diarrhea?

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Everyone has likely experienced having an off day with their stomach from time to time for no particular reason. As a result, it's fairly common for pet parents to shrug it off if their cat has a bad tummy day and has diarrhea. However, it's not a good idea to ignore this problem. If you're not sure if your cat has been having this problem or know that they are and don't know whether or not to act on it, here's what you should know about cats having diarrhea.

18 November 2021

Time To Visit A Pet Clinic? Subtle Signs Your Cat Needs Help

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Cats are notoriously independent creatures. When possible, they prefer to take care of their own needs. That need for independence is part of what sets cats apart from dogs. This is especially true where sickness is concerned. For the most part, dogs are good at letting you know when they're not feeling well. Unfortunately, that's not the case where cats are concerned. In fact, cats tend to mask symptoms when they aren't feeling well, which makes it difficult to seek medical attention for them.

15 September 2021

How Do Vets Treat Kennel Cough?

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When your dog starts coughing after having spent time with other dogs, the first diagnosis that probably comes to mind is kennel cough. Typically caused by an airborne bacterium known as Bordetella, kennel cough can make your dog sound really sick. Thankfully, though, kennel cough is quite easy for vets to treat, and most dogs have a good outcome with treatment. You should take your dog to the vet as soon as you suspect it has kennel cough.

20 July 2021

Signs Your Pet Bird Needs To Go To The Animal Hospital

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Having a pet bird is a fun experience, and if you take care of your pet bird effectively, it can live for a long time and be a fun companion for your family. Birds are fragile creatures, however, and if there is any sign of illness or injury in your pet bird, you must take the critter to your local animal hospital immediately. This is the best way to ensure proper care and to diagnose what may be wrong with your bird.

2 April 2021

Does Your Dog Need Surgery For A Luxating Patella?

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The patella, or kneecap, sits over your dog's stifle, or knee joint. Sometimes, dogs are born with what's known as luxating patella. This means the patella moves out of its groove and out of place. Older dogs can also end up with a luxating patella after a traumatic injury. Owners often assume that if their dog has a luxating patella, that means they need surgery. However, this is not always the case.

2 April 2021

3 Reasons To Bring Your Dog To The Vet For Senior Wellness Visits

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Owning a senior dog can bring a lot of joy to your life. Your older dog is probably just as sweet as ever but may have lower energy levels or prefer to spend more time sleeping. Even if your senior dog seems to be in great health, it's important to take them to the vet for regular senior wellness exams. In fact, professionals recommend bringing senior dogs for check-ups twice a year.

9 February 2021