Maintaining Veterinary Care

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2019

Three Tips For Wound Care After Surgery On A Cat

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After your cat has surgery and comes home, it will be up to you to keep their wounds clean and tidy while they recover. Your veterinarian will no doubt send them home with the equipment you need to do this, like gauze, cotton, and antibacterial solution, but it’ll still be up to you to get the job done. Here are some tips on doing it well and doing it right, as well as what you should be mindful of when examining the wound.…

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Preparing for Life with a New Puppy

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Caring for a new puppy can be a challenging task. However, it is essential as the puppy will be totally dependent on you to keep it safe and ensure its needs are met. This will require an active approach by the puppy’s owner, but individuals will often underestimate this as they are adjusting to life as a pet owner. Take the Time to Remove Potential Harm Prior to bringing your pet home, you should take the time to review the potential threats in the home to the animal.…

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Spay And Neuter: How Your Pet Will Change

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While most pet owners feel it is their responsibility to spay or neuter their animals, some may wonder how their trusty companions will be affected. Pet neuter can affect your animal in many ways. Before you start stressing too much, though, you should know that most of these changes are actually beneficial for you as a pet owner. Personality One of the largest concerns for many pet owners before spaying and neutering their animal is how it will affect their pet’s personality.…

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Here's Why You Shouldn't Ignore Excessive Itching with Fleas

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Fleas can cause cats to itch for the obvious reasons: a flea bite causes a small wound that can become infected and irritated. But while that’s bad enough, cats can suffer from other kinds of problems from flea bites, too. Some of these issues can cause excessive itching that doesn’t get better with time. Here’s what you should do if you think your cat is scratching too much. What It Is…

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Want To Switch To A New Vet Clinic? 3 Ways To Narrow Down Your Options

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Making the switch to a new veterinarian clinic can be a big decision, but it may be necessary if your current vet has increased prices or you’re unhappy with their services. You may also need to switch to a new vet if you’ve moved or adopted a new pet the clinic isn’t experienced with. Whatever your reason may be for needing to switch to a different vet, it’s a good idea to look into exactly what makes some clinics better suited for your pet and any of your needs.…

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Cat Tooth Extraction Aftercare Tips

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As your cat ages, it’s common for them to suffer from a myriad of dental-related issues, including gingivitis, tooth decay, and cavities. Feline odontoclastic resorptive lesions, or FORL, is a painful condition that occurs on cat’s enamel. As FORL worsens, the lesions eat through the enamel and expose the dentin underneath. Your veterinarian might recommend tooth extraction if your cat is suffering from FORL or any of the other above-mentioned issues.…

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