Raw Place On Cat's Neck? How To Treat It
24 February 2015
If your cat has scratched its neck so much that there is now a red area that is obviously sore, there are things you can do at home to help it. If the redness does not go away, you should take the cat to the veterinarian, as they need treatment that is more aggressive.
Clean the Area
Before you get started, you need to clean the area well. As most cats do not like to get a bath, you can put some water in a spray bottle, and spray the area.
Tongue Twister: What Your Dog's Mouth Can Tell You About Its Health
12 February 2015
You can't make your dog stick its tongue out and say "Ahhh," but you can tell a lot about how your pet is feeling based on its mouth. A dog's mouth is home to all sorts of bacteria, (much of it is species specific, so even if you are in the habit of letting your dog lick you, you're probably okay...). So remember that after you carefully inspect your dog's mouth for signs of a health issue, you should wash your hands.
Special Considerations When Boarding A Younger Pet
4 February 2015
If you recently have gotten a puppy or kitten but have to take an unexpected trip, pet boarding can be a good option. Here are five things to seek out when boarding a younger pet that might need a little extra attention.
1. Make Sure that Your Pet is Prepped
Some facilities require more vaccines than younger animals have received, or that aren't usually administered common indoor cats. Double check with your vet and boarding facility so that you know ahead of time that your pet is good to go with their records.
Cats With Intestinal Worms: Why Prompt Medical Attention From A Vet Is Necessary
22 January 2015
Have you noticed that your cat has been tired and vomiting a lot lately? If so, he or she may be showing signs of an infection of the intestines with worms. Find out why it is important for your cat to have prompt medical attention for the worms and how much you should expect treatment to cost.
Why Should a Cat Have Prompt Medical Attention for Worms?
The main reason prompt treatment is necessary for a worm infection is because the infection can be passed to your other pets if you have any.