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Urinary Blockage in Cats: A Real Emergency

By hashadmin / June 25, 2020 / 0 Comments

A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When this happens it is difficult or impossible for a cat to empty the bladder, making it a life-threatening emergency. If your cat is having trouble urinating (see list…

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Heartworm and Prevention

By hashadmin / May 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

Heartworm disease is a serious disease that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and death in pets mainly dogs and cats. It is caused by a parasitic worm called Dirofilaria immitis. The worms are spread through the bite of a mosquito.  The dog is the definitive host, meaning that the worms mature…

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Can Dogs Have Spring Allergies?

By hashadmin / April 29, 2020 / 0 Comments

For some of us, spring represents a time of rebirth: winter thaws, budding blossoms, cute ducklings and chicks. But for those of us with seasonal allergies, spring is less benevolent and more horror movie: runny noses, itchy throats, constant sneezes. If you think humans are alone in suffering when spring has sprung, think again! Dogs…

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5 Things That May Trigger Your Pet’s Allergies  

By hashadmin / April 23, 2020 / 0 Comments

It’s allergy season for humans, and many of us are carrying tissues and rubbing itchy, swollen eyes. But did you know that your pet could be suffering from allergies too?Environmental allergens, like the things that bloom at this time of year, can bother your pet, and there are several other things you might not realize…

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Ticks and Pets: How to Spot, Remove and Avoid Them Altogether

By hashadmin / April 15, 2020 / 0 Comments

When temperatures rise, pets tend to spend more time outside, either relaxing in the sunshine, taking long walks or playing. While the fresh air and exercise are great for them (and you!), it’s important to be aware of some outdoor risks — specifically, bugs and parasites that can bite your pet and make him sick. But…

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What Pet Owners need to know about COVID-19

By hashadmin / March 26, 2020 / 0 Comments

COVID-19 and PETS We are getting lot of queries from the clients regarding COVID-19 and how it affects pets. In this blog we have tried to answer few most common questions about COVID-19 and SARS-CoV-2 as it pertains to veterinarians and pets. A novel coronavirus, named severe acute respiratory syndrome coronavirus 2 (SARS-CoV-2), was identified…

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Urinary Blockage in Cats

By hashadmin / January 7, 2020 / 0 Comments

A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder to the outside of the body. When this happens it is difficult or impossible for a cat to empty the bladder, making it a life-threatening emergency. If your cat is having trouble urinating (see list…

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Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

By hashadmin / December 12, 2019 / 0 Comments

What Is It? Spaying and neutering are surgical procedures used to remove the reproductive organs of dogs and cats. Spaying is the removal of the uterus and ovaries of a female dog or cat. Neutering is the removal of a male dog’s or cat’s testicles. These procedures are also sometimes referred to as “sterilizing” or…

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Skin Fold Dermatitis

By hashadmin / December 2, 2019 / 0 Comments

Wrinkly dogs like Pugs are so cute. What’s not so cute? The skin disease that can result from improper care of the skin in those wrinkles. Skin fold dermatitis is a skin condition most common in breeds with pronounced facial, tail, and vulvar folds, though any deep skin fold anywhere in the body can be…

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Chronic Ear Infections in Dogs and Cats

By hashadmin / November 22, 2019 / 0 Comments

What Is a Chronic Ear Infection? Ear infections are usually secondary to inflammation of the external ear canals (the tube-shaped part of the ear visible under the ear flap). Inflammation of the canals leads to the reproduction of normal bacteria and yeast that live in the ear to the point where the body is unable…

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