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Meningioma treatment for pets

Meningioma in Dogs and Cats

Meningioma is the most common brain tumor in dogs and cats. About 50% of all brain tumor cases in dogs are attributed to meningioma, while the incidence in cats is about 56%. Continue reading to learn...

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Symptoms of stroke in pets

Stroke (Vascular Accidents) in Pets

Just like in people, a stroke in pets occurs when an important part of the brain doesn’t receive adequate blood circulation. While a stroke or cerebral vascular accident (CVA) is not very common in pe...

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Cat amputation surgery

How to Care for Your Cat After Limb Amputation Surgery

It can be devastating hearing from your veterinarian that your cat will need to undergo an amputation procedure. You might require some time to think about what this entails before deciding to go forw...

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Bladder cancer in cats

Symptoms of Bladder Cancer in Cats

Cancer of the bladder is very rare in cats. Among the different types of cancer that can affect the urinary bladder, transitional cell carcinoma (TCC) is the most commonly diagnosed. Although it’s sti...

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Urinary problems in cats

Common Causes of Urinary Issues in Cats

Your cat’s litter box habits can tell you a lot about their urinary tract health. A sudden change in your cat’s bathroom habits might be a red flag indicating an issue in the urinary tract that needs ...

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Urinary tract disease in cats

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

Feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD) is an umbrella term that is used to describe several conditions that can affect the lower urinary tract, specifically the urinary bladder and urethra, of cat...

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Cat urine crystals

Why do cats get crystals in their urine?

Crystals in the urine are medically referred to as ‘crystalluria’. This occurs in cats when the urine is highly concentrated. Crystalluria is not always a sign of urinary tract infection or kidney sto...

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Tylosin for dogs and cats

Pet Medication 101: Tylosin

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what Tylan (tylosin) is used for...

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Spironolactone for dogs and cats

Pet Medication 101: Spironolactone

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what spironolactone is used for,...

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Cat health insurance

Pet Insurance Guide for Cat Owners

Animal insurance is prevalent now, and for a good reason. Pet owners are spending more on their pets than ever before. According to American Pet Products Association, there was a 19.42% increase in sp...

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Cat seizure treatment

Seizures in Cats

Seizures can be a scary experience for you and your cat. It can be helpful to understand why your cat may be having a seizure and what you need to do during this time and after the seizure has ended. ...

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Cat brain facts

10 Facts About Your Cat's Brain

Cats are intelligent creatures. Many research studies have shown cats can learn new behaviors, apply learned knowledge to new situations, communicate their needs and desires to their humans, and respo...

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Can dogs drink lake water

Is it safe for dogs to drink from lakes and puddles?

It’s always a good idea to bring a couple of snacks and water along when going out with your dog. Although dogs can drink untreated water from a lake, from puddles in the street, or from rain, this is...

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Temaril p for dogs

Pet Medication 101: Temaril-P

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what Temaril-P is used for, how ...

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Atopica for dogs and cats

Pet Medication 101: Cyclosporine

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what Atopica (cyclosporine) is u...

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Methocarbamol for dogs and cats

Pet Medication 101: Methocarbamol

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what Robaxin (methocarbamol) is ...

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Adequan for dogs

Pet Medication 101: Adequan

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what Adequan is used for, how it...

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Clindamycin for dogs and cats

Pet Medication 101: Clindamycin

It’s important to understand a medication’s uses and side effects before giving it to your pet. This medication info sheet is meant to give you a good understanding of what clindamycin is used for, ho...

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Eye removal surgery

Enucleation Surgery: What to Expect if Your Pet Loses an Eye

Eye injuries are some of the most common injuries our pets endure. Injuries that affect the eye have a wide range of severity, from simple irritation, to surface scratches, to deep ulceration. Treatme...

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How to check pets heart rate

How to Check Your Pet’s Heart Rate and Other Vital Signs

During a veterinary visit, the first thing your vet will do is conduct a thorough physical exam. This allows him or her to have an initial assessment of your pet’s health condition and detect any phys...

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Pet CPR Instructions

CPR Basics for Pet Parents

Just as it’s considered essential to learn basic cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR) for humans in case an emergency happens at home, knowing basic CPR for pets is now being considered equally importa...

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