3 Top Pet Calming Techniques During Treatment Procedures

2 July 2019
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As a veterinarian looking to start a private practice that is fully equipped with surgery services, you must understand the level of anxiety that pets and pet owners go through as they prepare for treatment procedures. And the truth is that it is difficult to operate on an overly anxious pet. Since different types of surgeries vary in complexity, keeping a patient as calm as possible is vital. The good news is that there are calming techniques that veterinarians can use to ensure a successful treatment procedure. Read More 

Why Does Your Rabbit Have a Bump Under its Eye?

15 January 2019
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Rabbits are normally perky and lively. If your rabbit suddenly turns a bit listless, then you may have checked it over to see if it is OK. When you're doing this, you notice that your pet has a small bump under its eye that wasn't there before. Why does your rabbit have a bump and what should you do about it? Bumps Can Be a Sign of Dental Problems While bumps under a rabbit's eye can be caused by various things, these bumps are often related to the rabbit's teeth. Read More 

3 Ways To Keep Your Cat’s Teeth Clean

26 April 2018
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Good oral hygiene is just as important for cats as it is for humans. Plaque can build up on your cat's teeth and form tartar, which puts them at an increased risk of developing gum disease and losing teeth. Signs that your cat's dental health is suffering include bad breath, brownish tartar on their teeth, inflamed or bleeding gums and dropping food from their mouth, which indicates their mouth is sore. Read More 

Recognizing, Preventing and Treating Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

24 October 2017
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One of the more common ailments for dogs is hip dysplasia. Certain breeds are more prone to dysplasia than others, but it can affect many different types of dogs at various ages. When a dog has hip dysplasia, its hip joints are weaker because they are loose due to deformation during development. This can be a very uncomfortable and painful condition for an animal that has to live with it. Read More 

The Dangers of Letting Your Dog’s Ear Fur Get Matted

6 July 2017
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When you have a dog with a long or medium coat, keeping the fur from matting can be difficult. Thankfully, matted fur is often easy to spot and de-tangle when it's on your dog's back, belly, limbs, tail, and even the bulk of the head. Unfortunately, the same can't be said for matting that occurs around your dog's ears. Ear fur matting is a problem that many pooch owners miss until it's already causing problems for their dog. Read More