Looking Into Their Eyes: Three Basic Veterinary Ophthalmology Screening Tests
29 September 2015
If you bring your dog to the veterinarian because his eyes appear irritated or inflamed, your veterinarian will likely perform three basic tests on your furry friend's eyes. This trinity of standard eye tests can be performed in the examination room within five to ten minutes, and pets tolerate the tests well. Each test is simple to perform, and the results will be helpful in determining a diagnosis and indicating the appropriate course treatment for healing and eyesight preservation.
Why The Vet Should Be One Of Your First Stops After Adopting A Senior Cat
29 September 2015
While adopting a kitten is definitely the most popular way of getting a new cat, it can be much more rewarding to adopt an older cat. Senior cats are harder to adopt out, meaning that shelters are running out of room for cats older than seven years—thus making them eligible for being put to sleep due to the overcrowding. If you are adopting a senior cat and are prepared for the special care they may need, take the time to consider why you should visit a vet clinic shortly after.
Planning Your Dog's Boarding Doesn't End With Picking A Kennel
25 September 2015
You've inspected various kennels. You've picked out the right pet boarding service for your dog. But that's not the end of preparing for boarding your dog. Don't leave it until the last minute; put together a plan for your dog's boarding right away to ensure you have enough time to get everything done that needs to get done.
Check Your Dog's Vaccination History
Your first time-sensitive issue is checking to make sure your dog's vaccinations are up-to-date, and it's time-sensitive because you may need to make an appointment with your veterinarian if they aren't.