Just like in human medicine, the concept of the “golden hour” plays a critical role in veterinary emergency care. The golden hour refers to the first 60 minutes following a severe injury or medical crisis, during which prompt treatment can significantly improve the chances of a positive outcome.
Here’s what pet owners need to know about the importance of timely emergency care for their pet and how to recognize and respond to urgent situations. Read More»
A rabbit will move its head in all sorts of different ways depending on its mood, but you might occasionally notice that your pet is holding its head at an angle that you haven’t previously seen. If the rabbit’s head is at an angle so that one side of its head is pointing at the ground, and the rabbit is maintaining this position, this is an obvious indicator of a serious health issue that is aptly known as head tilt. Read More»
Veterinary services are important to keeping your pet healthy. However, it can be tough to know when to take your pet to a vet. If you’re not sure what’s a good reason to visit the vet, this list will help.
Pet vaccinations are important. Notably, the shot schedule will vary widely based on the species of your pet. Likewise, there can be dramatic differences in the shot requirements because some animals are susceptible to diseases that others are not. Read More»
If your cat is lethargic, losing weight, and has increased thirst and urination, the problem could be diabetes. Cats get diabetes just like humans do, and just like people, cats need proper treatment through diet and medications to control their condition. Here are some more symptoms of diabetes in cats and some treatments your veterinarian might recommend to keep your cat healthy.
Symptoms Of Feline Diabetes
Cats may have a variety of symptoms when they have diabetes. Read More»
Canine distemper virus (CDV) is a condition that dog owners must be aware of, allowing them to take the necessary precautions to protect their pets. You might not give CDV all that much thought because you don’t have a pet dog—you in fact have a pet ferret. However, it’s all too possible for CDV to actually infect a ferret, and the results can be fatal. What do you need to know about CDV and your ferret? Read More»
If you live in an area where rattlesnakes are fairly common, your vet may recommend getting the rattlesnake vaccine for your dog. This is a bit of an unusual vaccine since it is not for a contagious disease, but rather an effort to combat the venom of another animal. As such, you may have a few of the following questions before agreeing to this vaccine for your dog.
How does the rattlesnake vaccine work? Read More»
Dementia is a serious health condition that affects many families each year. While it’s heartbreaking to see a family member begin to show signs of dementia, you might not realize that it’s also possible for your dog to suffer from this health issue. Many dog owners aren’t aware of the possibility of their dog developing dementia, so it’s important to be aware of some warning signs. Should you notice one or more of these indicators, you’ll want to visit your local veterinarian to discuss some care tips that you can employ. Read More»
While your animals might hate you for it, a trip to the veterinary clinic is always better than rolling the dice and hoping for the best, especially when your pet is displaying some odd symptoms. Just like humans, pets can have a whole host of different issues that affect every part of their body; they just don’t know how to communicate those issues to you. That is why you have to always be on the lookout for strange or out-of-the-ordinary behavior. Read More»
When you get a new puppy, it is important for you to take the puppy to the veterinarian as quickly as you are able to. That first visit will be an important one for the puppy, as well as for yourself. There are a lot of things the vet will look at to make sure the puppy is healthy, and if it isn’t, then the issues will need to be addressed and treated right away for your puppy to have the best chance at becoming a healthy puppy and growing into a healthy adult dog. Read More»
Do you have a dog that spends most of its time outdoors in the summer? If so, following these summer pet care tips for your dog will ensure your furry friend stays healthy, happy, and safe during the warmest months of the year.
1. Make Sure Your Dog Has Access to Water
Your dog must stay hydrated all year round. It’s even more important, however, in the summer. When your dog is outside in the heat their water needs increase. Read More»