Dental care for your cat is pretty important. A lot of people don’t realize this, but they should be checking the teeth of their cats regularly because issues can mean a sign of bigger problems, or can lead to them eventually, just as the case is with humans.
Brushing a cat’s teeth is important. It . . . → Read More: The Importance of Cat Dental Care
It was noted that most of the posts provided have more information on dogs and so I have devoted a section below on more cat specific problems: osteoarthritis, urinary problems and a warning about anorexia in cats. . . . → Read More: The Cat Series
You love your horse; that much is true. And no doubt you want your horse to be as healthy as possible. While it’s true too that simply feeding and exercising your horse are great ways to stay on top of that, there are in fact other things that you can do as well. Supplements, for . . . → Read More: Nutramax for Horse Health
Like most rational minded people, I scoffed when dog boots first made it onto my radar. In my mind, this seemed on the same level as painting your dog’s toenails or decking Fido out in a Hermes scar: a mindless activity of the rich and fabulous. Clearly, this is a frivolous, superficial, and totally unnecessary . . . → Read More: Dog Boots: Necessity, Not Accessory
When you walk your dog, you probably don’t think too much about where they are walking or what surfaces are beneath their paws. But it is important that you do because these things can really affect their health. It is one thing if you are walking them on a regular concrete surface, but if you . . . → Read More: Dog Boots Protect Them From Dirt and Infection
Hoof health is of the utmost importance when it comes to horses. It is where infections and injuries tend to occur the most and they can cause further health complications. It is important that you often pick out the feet of your horse. In the process, you should look for a variety of things.
Thrush . . . → Read More: Horse Care and Hoof Health
Cats, and dogs, often suffer from the same diseases that humans do. Nearly 85% of adult pets have periodontal disease. If left untreated, the bacteria can actually spread through the pet’s bloodstream and infect major organs. But other dental issues can occur too, such as gum disease and tooth decay –resulting in a loss of . . . → Read More: Dental Care for Your Cats
Ringworm is a common fungal infection among pets, especially dogs, cats, and even horses. The infection invades the hair and hair follicles. It is transmitted by spores in the soil that come into contact with the hair. But dogs and cats do not just get it, humans can too. Actually, humans can transmit the infection . . . → Read More: Treating Ringworm and Fungal Infections
Vomiting is a problem that can vary in severity from no big deal to life threatening emergency. Occasional vomiting in dogs and cats is often mentioned by owners because it is not viewed as a problem but they want reassurance that it is okay. Most of the time, just like with us, it is no big deal to have occasional GI upset. . . . → Read More: Vomiting in domestic pets
Medication administration: Doing it right We often get prescriptions from our physicians or our veterinarian with directions for use. However, a big problem with both human and veterinary medicine is medication compliance. . . . → Read More: Medication administration: Doing it right