2015

When Your Feline Companion Is Diagnosed With FIV

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Should one of your local veterinarians diagnose your cat as having feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), it’s not the end of their life. With your help, your furry feline companion can live several more years comfortably. The disease is a slow growing virus that your cat can live with for years. Here is how this virus affects your cat and what you can to do to support them to continue to have a full life.…

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How Can You Help Reduce Your Dog's Fear Of The Vet?

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Some dogs just don’t like the vet. Whether it’s because of the unusual environment, the occasional vaccination shot or being touched by a stranger, some dogs just get nervous and hyper when it’s time to go to the veterinarian. Knowing what you can do to calm your nervous dog can help make the experience of going to the vet to be more enjoyable and relaxing. Take a Long Walk Beforehand…

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When To Call A Mobile Veterinarian

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If your pet is sick, requires check ups or the usual vaccinations, you do not always have to take them to the vet clinic. Some animals can be quite tedious to transport while a mobile vet can easily handle the services that you need. Do not worry about going through the trouble of taking your pets all the way to the vet clinic since mobile vets can handle the following quite conveniently at your home:…

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Love Your Cat? Take Steps To Avoid This Deadly Condition

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If you need one more reason to spay your female cat, look no further than pyometra. Pyometra is a serious, often fatal, bacterial disease that is 100% preventable. Take a minute to learn about this condition, then, if you would do anything to keep your kitty safe and healthy, rush out to your veterinarian and get her spayed. What Is Pyometra? Pyometra is Latin meaning pus-filled uterus. It is due to a hormonal problem that sometimes happens after a heat cycle in which the cat did not become pregnant.…

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Three Common Questions about Mites in Cats

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Mites are tiny parasitic bugs that live on the skin and can usually only be seen under a microscope. There are many different species of mites, and they are usually species-specific, meaning that a particular type of mite only lives on one species of animal. The most common type of mites found on cats are known as Cheyletiella. Like most mites, they cause a condition called mange, which leads to itchiness of flakiness of the skin.…

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