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Unspayed Cats And Pyometra

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One of the most serious problems which affect cats that aren’t spayed is a condition called pyometra. This condition almost exclusively affects intact females who have gone through at least one heat cycle. Pyometra, when left unchecked and untreated, can lead to a long period of suffering and death. If you have an unspayed cat, then you should always be on the lookout for this condition. What is pyometra? Pyometra is a severe bacterial infection of a cat’s uterus which is directly affected by hormone levels. Read More»

Keeping Your Furry Friend Safe And Well During Summer Activities

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If your dog is like most dogs, it loves to play and socialize, and summertime events such as 4th of July picnics and barbecues provide prime opportunities for both. However, lurking beneath the surface of all the fun and frolicking are very real dangers that pose serious threats for your furry friend. Here’s how to keep your pup problem-free free during summer activities and festivities.  Fireworks Many dogs are frightened by loud noises, and 4th of July fireworks celebrations are pure torture for them because of all the fireworks. Read More»

Doggy Dangers: Risks And Hazards In Your Home That Can Harm Your Pet

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Dogs are clever and they seem to find everything that you don’t want them to! Many everyday items actually are quite dangerous and pose a significant risk to your dog.  Consider the following sources of concern and items that should be inaccessible to your dog: Ticks. Ticks are everywhere, including in your yard or garden. Be cautious and make sure to check your pet frequently for the presence of a tick, which can carry Lyme disease. Read More»

3 Optional Vaccinations for Dogs

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If you are like many dog owners, you probably love your pet very much and will do anything you can to keep it safe and healthy. This is one of the reasons you probably take your dog to a veterinarian clinic each year for a checkup and vaccinations. Your vet will offer the vaccinations your dog needs, and this will primarily include the required vaccinations; however, there are other types of vaccinations you can choose for your dog that are not required. Read More»

Cat Dehydration: How To Detect It And What To Do

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Cats can become dehydrated for a wide variety of reasons, like due to developing kidney disease or from repeated vomiting. Since a cat can experience kidney failure if its dehydration becomes severe enough, it’s important that you know how to recognize the signs of cat dehydration. Read on to learn how to tell if your cat’s dehydrated and what to do about it. Symptoms In general, cats do a very good job of hiding their symptoms when they’re not feeling well. Read More»