4 Things Hedgehog Owners Need To Know About Contact Dermatitis
5 February 2016
Hedgehogs can develop many skin diseases, including contact dermatitis. Here are four things hedgehog owners need to know about contact dermatitis.
What are the signs of contact dermatitis in hedgehogs?
If your hedgehog has contact dermatitis, you'll notice skin symptoms. When your hedgehog develops new spines, they will experience pruritis in the area. Pruritis is a medical term that means itching. You may notice that their spines are falling out or that their skin is flaky.
5 Ways Annual Wellness Visits Are Ideal For Your Senior Cat
25 January 2016
Bringing your cat to the vet can be a tiring experience due to their anxiety about getting in a carrier or being in an unfamiliar vet clinic. While you may want to keep your cat from being nervous by skipping the vet visit altogether, there are numerous benefits that come with visiting the vet for wellness checks. This becomes even more beneficial when your cat is over years old since they are now considered a senior.
Sick Pet? Two Ways To Make That Veterinary Visit More Affordable
23 December 2015
You've noticed a considerable change in the behavior of your beloved pet, watching as they become more lethargic or refuse to eat. All of the at-home treatments that you have tried have not made your furry friend feel better, and you know it's time to head to the veterinary clinic. However, you may be hesitating because you simply can't afford to stretch your budget any further with vet bills. Use this information to learn more about what you can do to make your next veterinary visit more affordable.
It's The Cat's Meow: 4 Signs Your Cat Might Be Sick
12 December 2015
If you have a cat, you know how independent they can be. They want to take care of themselves. And, for the most part, they're pretty good at it. However, even though your cat is capable of caring for its basic needs – such as personal hygiene and finding rodents to eat – you still need to be there to make sure it's healthy. To maintain the health of your cat, you should conduct monthly inspections of its eyes, nose, ears, and mouth.