Tag Archives: pet health

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.

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.

Acupuncture for cats

4 Oct

Acupuncture for cats should be performed by a certified veterinary acupuncturist.

via Acupuncture for cats | The Conscious Cat.

Could your stress make your cat sick?

12 Sep

We may wonder, as we look at our feline charges sleeping the day away on the sofa, what in the world could possibly cause them to be stressed out?

via Could your stress make your cat sick? | The Conscious Cat.

Managing your Pet’s Medications: The Importance of Compliance

23 Aug

Correct prescribing by the veterinarian is critical to medication success, but the other half, administering medications as prescribed is equally important.

via Managing your Pet’s Medications: The Importance of Compliance « The Animal Medical Center Blog.

Can My Pet Donate Blood?

8 Jun

If you live near a veterinary school or large veterinary specialty clinic, call to see if you can help out other pets by volunteering your pet’s blood.

via Can My Pet Donate Blood? | petMD.

New pain medication for cats comes with some cautions

23 May

New pain medication for cats comes with some cautions | The Conscious Cat.

Because there are very few pain medications that have actually been approved for use in cats, Onsior® is a welcome addition to the arsenal of medications that can control feline pain.

Pet abuse registry may also protect children

20 May

Pet abuse registry may also protect children – Health – Pet health – msnbc.com.

The progression from animal to human abuse, known among experts as “the link,” is changing the way laws are being written and enforced.

The Hype of Hypoallergenic Pets

18 May

The Hype of Hypoallergenic Pets | petMD.

Some domestic animals produce fewer allergens than others, categorizing them as “hypoallergenic,” or less prone to cause an allergic reaction.

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