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Straying In: Latest News About Vet Treatments

Mahatma Gandhi said, "The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its animals are treated." How incredibly insightful and true. When my children were growing up, we always had various pets on our property. My children were constantly bringing home strays to be nurtured and loved. I still have plenty of animals around because my children leave their pets with 'grandma' when they go travelling. At present, I have two dogs, three cats and a parrot! Over the years, I've always stressed the importance of regular vet visits. As soon as a stray was brought home, I would make an appointment. The simple preventative treatments provided by our vet saved a lot of money and heartache. I like to keep up to date with the latest vet treatments. I hope this blog provides useful information for those who care about animals. Thank you.


Could Your Dog Be Allergic to Their Food?

29 July 2020
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A food allergy can arise when your body misidentifies certain proteins as a dangerous substance, triggering a response from your immune system. It's not only the human body that might do this, and the same type of response can be found in animals. Although you're able to spot the signs of a potential food allergy in yourself, would you be able to do the same with your dog? Here are some ways to know whether your dog is allergic to their food. Read More …

Tips for Healthy Small Pets

22 October 2019
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There are so many small animals that you can keep as pets. They can be feathery, furry, scaly, prickly, etc. Regardless of the small pet you own, you need to seek out small animal services, which mostly involve health checks, hygiene, grooming, treatment and surgical services. Here are a few tips to ensure your small pet always stays healthy: Don't Keep Illegal Pets If you know your state does not allow the keeping of particular pets, do not use unscrupulous ways to obtain those pets. Read More …

Three Essential Tips for Improving Canine Dental Health

18 April 2019
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Good dental health is essential for your canine. In general, if your dog's teeth and gums are in poor condition, some serious diseases could develop over time. For instance, the animal could develop periodontal disease, which causes the degradation of gum tissues. Dogs can also experience toothaches, tooth loss and oral ulcers due to poor dental care. In addition, the animal could suffer from malnourishment due to difficulties when eating, and some dogs might even develop systemic infections. Read More …

3 Reasons to Adopt an Elderly Cat

7 December 2018
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When you decide to adopt a cat, you think about what kind of cat you want. This isn't just a question of choosing a breed; you also have to think about the cat's age. While some people want to adopt a kitten or young cat, others prefer older pets. What are the benefits of adopting an elderly cat? 1. Elderly Cats Take Less Work If you adopt a kitten, then you have to do some work to train your pet. Read More …

How To Choose A Veterinary Practice

20 March 2018
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Choosing a good veterinary practice to take care of your pet is a difficult decision, with so many practices to choose from. Getting the correct balance of somewhere that is convenient, but that can also provide the best care possible, can be overwhelming. This article explains how to make the best decision for you and your pet, and what you should be looking for in a practice.  Make A List Of Convenient Practices Read More …