While most cats do not like having their nails trimmed, with some patience it is a task you can complete at home. It’s best to start trimming nails in young cats so that they get used to the process. How do you safely clip a cat’s nails? Cats will likely require restraint when their nails […]
While most dogs do not like having their nails trimmed, with some patience it is a task you can complete at home. It’s best to start trimming nails in young dogs so that they get used to the process. How do you safely clip a dog’s nails? Some dogs will happily sit in your lap […]
Giving a dog oral medication isn’t always the easiest task, but by remaining calm and following the guidance below, you can make sure your pet gets the medications it needs. Your veterinarian will tell you if your dog’s medication can be given with food or an empty stomach. If the tablet or capsule can be […]
What is hyperthyroidism? Hyperthyroidism is the overproduction of thyroid hormone by the thyroid glands. Cats have two thyroid glands located in their neck. One or, more commonly, both glands can enlarge and overproduce thyroid hormone. The average age of cats with hyperthyroidism is 13; only about 5% of hyperthyroid cats are younger than 10. What […]
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