Tooth Abscesses And Your Pet
13 October 2015
Like humans, your pets can suffer from dental problems. They also need regular checkups and brushing to keep their teeth in good condition. Without good care, pets can develop a wide range of dental issues such as cavities and gum disease. One painful problem a pet can have with his or her teeth is an abscess.
What causes an abscess:
Abscesses occur when an infection forms at or around the root of the tooth.
Taking Care Of Your FIV Positive Cat
12 October 2015
Your veterinarian has diagnosed your cat as having the feline immunodeficiency virus (FIV), which it may have picked up from another cat in the neighborhood. This is not a death sentence for your cat, but it will need your help to live out a long and comfortable life. Here is how you can take care of your feline companion so you'll continue to enjoy years of each other's company.
The Virus Suppresses Your Cat's Immune System
4 Things Rabbit Owners Need To Know About Pasteurellosis
6 October 2015
Pasteurellosis, also known as snuffles, is a serious respiratory disease that can affect rabbits. Here are four things you need to know about it.
What causes pasteurellosis?
Pasteurellosis is caused by pasteurella multocida, a type of bacteria. This bacteria is naturally present in many healthy rabbits' bodies, but it doesn't make all of them sick. If your rabbit remains healthy, its immune system can keep the bacteria under control, but if it gets sick or stressed, the bacteria may take the opportunity to multiply and cause infection.
Post Op Care For Your Spayed Or Neutered Pet
5 October 2015
Most pet owners know that spaying or neutering their pets helps prevent unwanted litters, and the majority of shelters will even perform the surgery before they make pets available for adoption. If you have a dog or cat that needs to have the operation performed, there are some things you should know about the care they will need afterward. While it is not major surgery, keep in mind that your pet has just undergone surgery that required full anesthesia, so they will need some extra assistance for a while.