Infection Warning Signs After Your Cat Has Had Surgery


Most cats will breeze through the average surgical treatment and will come out the other end just fine, especially if they're given their antibiotics properly. However, in some rare cases, an infection can still develop at an incision site. If you're looking after your cat after surgery, you should know how to recognize the signs of infection. Time is of the essence in treating an infection, so take a look at these signs.

16 June 2020

Does Your Dog Have An Ear Infection? How To Alleviate The Discomfort And Help Them Heal


If your dog has scratching at its ears, there's a good chance it has an ear infection. Unfortunately, it's not easy to schedule a veterinary appointment right now. Not only that, you might not be ready to venture out yet. If you're unable to get your dog to the vet right away, here are some steps you can take to care for their ear infection.  Keep the Ears Clean If your dog has an ear infection, ramp up the cleaning.

18 May 2020

3 Essential Considerations Before Adopting A New Pet


Have you been feeling lonely lately? Are you thinking about getting a pet to help alleviate some of that loneliness? Although it's not a solution that works for everyone, many people do find that having a pet helps to prevent loneliness and partially alleviates stress. But before you hop out and adopt the first cute pet that you see, there are some things that you need to consider. These things may or may not be obvious to all people but that doesn't decrease their importance.

31 March 2020

4 Ways To Take Better Care Of Your Dog's Teeth


As they age, dogs sometimes develop tooth issues, such as decay and lost teeth. While there is no single thing you can do to guarantee that your dog won't develop these problems as he ages, there are steps you can take earlier in your dog's life to decrease the risk of later ailments. 1. Feed them dental care treats. Dogs are meant to chew. In the wild, they would be eating prey that requires a lot of chewing.

18 March 2020

4 Reasons To Take Your Cat In For Anal Gland Issues


If you have been a cat owner for a long time, you may notice that they are often great at hiding when they might be feeling uncomfortable. This can make it tough to decide whether you should make an appointment at a nearby animal hospital when you suspect that something is wrong. When you notice that your cat is having anal gland issues, you should consider taking them in to the vet as this will maximize the chance of a positive outcome and swift recovery.

2 February 2020

4 Reasons To Make Sure Your Pet Has A Balanced Diet


If you have a pet, you need to make sure that your pet has a balanced diet. You want to make sure that your pet is getting the right combination of carbohydrates, fats, vitamins, minerals, fats, and water in order to maintain their overall health. Feeding your pet a balanced and nutritional diet provides your pet with many benefits. Reason #1: A Good Diet Helps Your Pet's Digestive Health Providing your pet with a good, balanced diet helps your pet's digestive health.

22 January 2020

Two Reasons Why Your Pet Needs A Primary Veterinarian


If you're like many people, you wouldn't dream of not having a primary physician. You rely on your doctor to be there when you need them and divulge very intimate information about the state of your health so you're able to receive care. However, as much as you depend on your primary care physician, you may not place as much of an emphasis on making sure that your pet has a regular veterinarian.

20 January 2020