Saturday, May 30, 2020

Pigment Changes in Dogs and Cats

Are you seeing spots on your dog? Is your cat’s nose turning white? You may not be imagining it. Cats’ and dogs’ skin color...
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Why Does It Cost So Much To Go To The Vet?

It can be costly to own a pet, especially if it gets sick. Veterinarians do many of the same procedures and diagnostics that your medical...

Help, My Cat’s Going Bald!

All cat owners know that cats shed … everywhere. If you own a cat, you’re resigned to finding hair in your clean laundry, on...

Cushing’s Disease In Dogs

Common symptoms of Cushing’s disease include: • Excessive urination with possible incontinence • Large water intake • Ravenous appetite • Excessive panting, even at rest • Muscle wastage and...

Understanding Anxiety in Pets

by Lillian Roberts, DVM Country Club Animal Clinic According to Wikipedia, Anxiety is defined as follows:  “… an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state of inner...

What to Do if a Coyote Approaches You

As with most wild animals, coyotes have a natural fear of people and will nearly always retreat whenever they sense the presence of people,...

Coprophagia: The Cringeworthy Practice Of Eating Poop

Cleaning up the backyard, carrying poop bags, and eliminating any opportunity for your pet to eat the poop is the simplest, most straightforward way...

Mosquito Season is Upon Us! What is the risk to pets?

Dengue and chikungunya and Zika … oh my! In the last year, we have heard quite a lot about exotic diseases transmitted to humans...

CBD For Pets: What You Need To Know

We’ve all heard the stories about how cannabidiol, or CBD, is being used as a natural remedy for all kinds of ailments, from curing...

Cognitive Dysfunction

A good number of my clients are surprised to hear when I say that dogs and cats can suffer from cognitive dysfunction or cognitive...