How To Know If Your Pet Is Ill

How Do You Know if Your Pet is Sick?

Prevention is the medicine. Have your pet fully vaccinated every year; supervise your pet; and provide your pet with a proper diet and adequate exercise.

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Hyperthyroidism In Felines

Hyperthyroidism in Cats
What is hyperthyroidism?

Hyperthyroidism is a very common disease afflicting primarily middle-aged and older cats. Also called thyrotoxicosis, hyperthyroidism is caused by an increase in production of thyroid hormones (known as T3 and T4) from enlarged thyroid glands in the cat’s neck. In most cases, enlargement of thyroid glands is caused by a tumor called an adenoma, which is non-cancerous. Some rare cases of hyperthyroid disease are caused by malignant tumors known as thyroid adenocarcinomas.

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Kitty Breath or Dental Disease

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

02/01/2012 – As veterinary medicine continues to make advances in preventive health care for our companion animals, more and more veterinary clinics and hospitals have been trying to educate their clients on the importance of oral health. That is why there is now and entire month dedicated to reaching out and spreading the word to pet owners everywhere that our furry friends need dental care too.Continue reading

Financing Your Pet’s Healthcare

Healthcare costs are rising rapidly—not just for you, but for your pet too. Veterinary medical costs are on the rise & many treatments options once available only for humans can now be used on pets. This is great news for the health of your pet, but it may not be so great for your wallet.Continue reading