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After The Feline Cesarean | When To Call The Vet

Posted by on Jul 14, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on After The Feline Cesarean | When To Call The Vet

If this is your kitty’s first litter or if she has problems delivering on her own due to other complications, your feline may have to have a cesarean by the veterinarian. This procedure happens much in the same way that it does in humans. Your pet will be sent home from the animal hospital, hopefully with her new babies in tow, but with stitches and directions from the vet to keep a close watch on her while she recovers. Even though she will most likely be fine within a few days, there are a few signs that will indicate something is wrong after this surgery. Here are a few red flags you should look for that will tell you that you need to call an emergency veterinarian.  Your Cat Is Not Back Up and Moving Around On Her Own...

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When Your Sweet Cat Is Too Sweet: Symptoms Of Feline Diabetes

Posted by on Jun 18, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on When Your Sweet Cat Is Too Sweet: Symptoms Of Feline Diabetes

When you hear “diabetes,” you probably don’t think of your pets. Despite the fact that diabetes is typically considered a human condition, it can affect animals as well. When it comes to protecting your feline family members, it’s important that you understand the warning signs that your cat could have diabetes. Here’s a look at what you need to know about the symptoms of feline diabetes. Signs of Feline Diabetes There are several common warning signs that will indicate that your cat has developed diabetes. If you see any of these signs, you should call your veterinarian right away: Drinking Excess Amounts of Water – When your cat has diabetes, the only way to eliminate glucose from his or her body is through urine. This leads to excessive thirst, because your cat’s body is flushing fluids to try to...

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What To Do If You Suspect Your Dog Ate Something Poisonous

Posted by on May 31, 2015 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on What To Do If You Suspect Your Dog Ate Something Poisonous

If you have a dog and you suspect it may have eaten something toxic, you will need to speak to an emergency animal hospital immediately. In the moments after the dog ingests the material, it is important to monitor the dog for any symptoms so they can be conveyed to the veterinarian when you make the phone call. Here are some of the things to look out for when you are dealing with a dog that eats something poisonous. Look For The Source Of Poison If you know what the substance is that had caused you to believe poison was ingested, read the ingredients on the packaging to the doctor so they can come up with a treatment plan. Let the doctor know how much of the poisonous substance is missing from the packaging, as well, as this can make a difference in the treatment to...

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3 Tips For Keeping Sugar Gliders As Pets

Posted by on May 5, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Among the different types of exotic pets, sugar gliders are some of the most popular. Sugar gliders are small marsupial animals in the kangaroo family. Before you decide to get sugar gliders are pets, there are some things you should know. Here are the most important care tips to follow when you plan to have them as pets in your home. Socialize Them Properly Sugar gliders are very social pets, so they are ideal for a home with people who will want to play with them and entertain them often. Sugar gliders are happier when they are kept in pairs or groups, so try to adopt at least two sugar gliders at one time. This allows them to entertain each other when you are unable to interact with them. Make sure you keep their nails trimmed since they can...

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Horse Sense: Equine Health Care Musts

Posted by on Apr 6, 2015 in Uncategorized | 0 comments

Most horse owners have a deep respect and love for all things horses. Part of loving your horse includes making sure he stays strong and healthy. Whether you’re green or an ‘old hand’ at horse care, run through this list for a quick update on equine health care musts. Worming Schedule  Think of your horse as being constantly bombarded with attacks from parasites, and not just those pesky horseflies. Every time he grazes on tender spring grass or chomps tall chutes in the summer, he’s being exposed to worms. Your horse should be on a regular worming schedule every 6 to 8 weeks. This ensures that worms don’t stand a chance of taking hold. Worms can build up into huge masses in a horse’s gut, causing illness and in extreme cases death. Take the time to worm. Your veterinarian...

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