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New 3-Year Non-Adjuvanted Rabies Vaccine for Cats Now Available – The Conscious Cat

15 Sep

In the meantime, the only thing cat guardians can do while still complying with local laws is to minimize the risk that comes with each rabies vaccine by making sure that their veterinarian only uses the non-adjuvanted Purevax vaccine manufactured by Merial.

via New 3-Year Non-Adjuvanted Rabies Vaccine for Cats Now Available – The Conscious Cat.

Distinguishing Vomiting in Dogs, Cats from Regurgitation

5 Jul

Vomiting can easily be confused with regurgitation, and making the distinction between vomiting and regurgitation is crucial.

via Distinguishing Vomiting in Dogs, Cats from Regurgitation | Fully Vetted | petMD.

Diamond Pet Foods Hit with Class Action Suit over Salmonella Outbreak

23 Jun

Diamond Pet Foods Inc. and Costco Wholesale Corp. were slapped with a class action in New York federal court over recent massive recalls of dog food linked to a Salmonella Infantis outbreak that has sickened countless pets and at least 22 people.

via Diamond Pet Foods Hit with Class Action Suit over Salmonella Outbreak « Poisoned Pets.

Cat Wisdom 101 » Cat Care at the Tail End Of Life

21 Jun

No one want to think about their cat lingering over a long illness and dying, but palliative care is about making the tail end of a cat’s life comfortable and humane. Our guest Vet 101 post today is with veterinarian Dr. Letrisa Miller.

via Cat Wisdom 101 » Cat Care at the Tail End Of Life.

New treatment for cats with feline leukemia and FIV

21 Jun

In the simplest terms, that means that TCyte works on the infected cat’s immune system to improve the cat’s ability to deal with the feline leukemia or feline AIDS infection.

via New treatment for cats with feline leukemia and FIV | The Conscious Cat.

Veterinary Medicine: 4 case reports of household toxicity

20 Jun

This week, 4 case reports of “household” toxicities in dogs and cats. A good reminder to pet-proof the house by storing potential poisons out of reach and throwing out those expired medications.

via Veterinary Medicine.

5 Expensive Veterinary Procedures That Can Be Avoided

20 Jun

With the help of a little info published by the ASPCA, and through my own experience, here are five of the most expensive veterinary emergencies that can usually be avoided:

via 5 Expensive Veterinary Procedures That Can Be Avoided.

Low Cost Lifesavers

26 Dec

This week, the answers to this question came from a couple of The AMC’s pet owners. Through careful attention to their pet’s health, they may actually have saved their pet’s lives.

via Low Cost Lifesavers « Fur the Love of Pets.

Fall Flu Season and Your Pets

8 Nov

 

No influenza virus has been identified in cats, but the clinical signs associated with herpes virus and calicivirus infection can look very similar to flu in humans.

via Fall Flu Season and Your Pets « Fur the Love of Pets.

Brushing your cat’s teeth

8 Nov

 

The most effective way to prevent dental disease is to brush your cat’s teeth. Ideally, you get your cat used to this when she’s still a kitten, but even older cats can learn to accept having their teeth brushed.

via Brushing your cat’s teeth | The Conscious Cat.

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