Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Is Your Dog Coughing or Choking?

When you hear your dog cough, you worry. Is he choking? Just clearing his throat? Does he need help? In dogs, a cough can...

Obesity In Older Dogs

Weight gain in dogs and cats is a huge problem today, and the number of obese dogs in the United States continues to rise...
Dog holding painful ears with paws

Treating Ear Infections

  Little “Princess” has just been diagnosed with an ear infection at your local veterinary hospital. You have a nice bag of medications and a...

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...

Orange is the New Black: Genetics and Coat Color in Cats

A curious feature of cat genetics involves the determination of orange and black colors. Geneticists describe black and its various shades (black, brown, blue)...

Grief in Cats

By Rebecca Diaz, DVM The Cat Clinic Grief is not an emotion that is often ascribed to cats. However, after the loss of a companion cat...

Hot Spots on Cats

Feline hot spots are also known as acute moist dermatitis. This is a painful condition which requires veterinary treatment. If your cat is excessively...

Could It Be Diabetes?

“My pet seems to be drinking a lot of water and has always been a good eater, but for some reason seems to be...

Agencies Regulating Veterinary Use of Cannabis

See article Marijuana: If It’s Legal, Should You Give It to Your Pet? The Federal Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA): The DEA regulates use of all...

Know The Connection Between Breed And Disease

Anyone who owns a dog (or a cat for that matter), hopefully expects to take their fur child to a veterinarian at least occasionally...