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Controlling Your Cat's Hairballs

Many pet owners love their feline friends, and will do whatever it takes to keep them relaxed and happy. This makes it especially alarming for pet-owners to...more
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Why Care For Your Cat’s Teeth?

Many of us don't realize that dental health care is a very important part of their overall health. The brown build-up you see on their teeth, red gums and stinky breath is not a normal part of being a cat or dog, it's actually detrimental to their overall well-being. Our goal during Dental Health Month is to bring awareness to the importance of dental care for all of our pets. more
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Matters of the Heart: Hypertension

One out of every three adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. As with humans, this health problem is seen in cats and dogs.Primary hypertension occurs when the blood pressure is higher than normal with no other cause. Secondary hypertension, however, occurs when the blood pressure is higher than normal as a result from a different disorder.Ordinarily, both a cat’s and dog’s blood pressure should be about 120/70, which is similar to the normal blood pressure of a human. more
Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

Second-Hand Smoke and Your Pet

We all know that smoking is bad for our health, but what might surprise many pet-owners are the dangerous effects that same smoke can have on their four-legged...more
9 Foods to Never Give to Your Cat

9 Foods to Never Give to Your Cat

1. Chocolate Chocolate contains Theobromine, which is toxic to cats, even in small amounts, as well as caffeine, another no-no.           2. Onion Onions...more
Tapeworm Trouble

The Doctor is IN - Tapeworm Trouble

Q: The other day I picked my cat up, then noticed something like a grain of rice on my shirt. And then I thought I saw it move! Eeeww!! Was that a tapeworm...more
Cat Tooth Care

Why Care For Your Cat’s Teeth?

Many of us don't realize that dental health care is a very important part of their overall health. The brown build-up you see on their teeth, red gums and stinky breath is not a normal part of being a cat or dog, it's actually detrimental to their overall well-being. Our goal during Dental Health Month is to bring awareness to the importance of dental care for all of our pets. more
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Should You Scrap the Table Scraps?

As winter break comes to a close, numerous students find themselves back at home with a fridge full of leftovers. For many pet owners, this means a few less trips to the store for pet food. While sharing lunch with your four-legged friend is possible, owners should realize that your pet has particular dietary restrictions it must follow to guarantee that it stays happy and healthy. more
Hypertension

Matters of the Heart: Hypertension

One out of every three adults has high blood pressure or hypertension. As with humans, this health problem is seen in cats and dogs.Primary hypertension occurs...more
Feline Hyperthyroidism

Feline Hyperthyroidism: Symptoms and Treatments

This common disease is caused by an overproduction of thyroid hormones, called T3 and T4, due to dysfunction of the thyroid glands in the cat’s neck. There are...more

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