Tea tree oil toxicosis

15 Oct

The authors reviewed toxicological incidents resulting from the use of 100% TTO in dogs and cats reported to the ASPCA Animal Poison Control Center from January 2002 to December 2012. 1

via Tea tree oil toxicosis.

Coping with Cat Allergies

14 Oct

If you are among the 15 percent of Americans who suffer from pet-related allergies, here are strategies for reducing the potential for a reaction.

via Coping with Cat Allergies.

Dog Licking Paws | BluePearl Veterinary Partners

14 Oct

Left untreated, constant paw licking can lead to other problems, such as hair loss, skin damage, and even bacterial infections that could affect your dog’s ability to walk.

via Dog Licking Paws | BluePearl Veterinary Partners.

Cats Hair Loss: Learn the Causes

14 Oct

However, it can indicate that your kitty is quite miserable. It also can, in some cases, be a sign of a more serious underlying disease that, if diagnosed promptly, may be very treatable, but without early treatment can indeed be life-threatening.

via Cats Hair Loss: Learn the Causes.

Ask petMD – My dog has fatty tumors and I would like to know if I should have them surgically removed. They are not cancerous. | petMD

14 Oct

My dog has fatty tumors and I would like to know if I should have them surgically removed. They are not cancerous.

via Ask petMD – My dog has fatty tumors and I would like to know if I should have them surgically removed. They are not cancerous. | petMD.

What is and is Not Included on a Cat Food Label | petMD

14 Oct

Pet food labels are legal documents, so when looking at labels pay close attention to the AAFCO statement, guaranteed analysis and ingredient list.

via What is and is Not Included on a Cat Food Label | petMD.

Letter to the editor: The true value of a veterinarian | Australian Veterinary Association

14 Oct

A veterinary practice is a classic small business, within an industry of compassion.

via Letter to the editor: The true value of a veterinarian | Australian Veterinary Association.

Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?

14 Oct

A new study from PetSmart Charities found that two-thirds of those surveyed said they would adopt a pet rather than purchase one from a pet store or breed.

via Study results: Adopt or purchase a pet?.

Curb the fur in seven simple steps | petMD

14 Oct

I learned to curb the fur — in less than two weeks. Here are the seven simple steps I followed to get the fuzz-balls and dust-bunnies under control:

via Curb the fur in seven simple steps | petMD.

PET CONNECTIONS: Cats finally get their day | The Chronicle Herald

14 Oct

And if having a law on the books gives even a fraction of animal abusers pause before closing the door on their cat in an empty apartment, or worse, abandoning them outdoors, then it’s worth putting it in writing.

via PET CONNECTIONS: Cats finally get their day | The Chronicle Herald.

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