Pet Health

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    By | May 10, 2019 | Blog

    Laryngeal paralysis is a common condition that can effect middle to older aged dogs. It involves the loss of normal function of the larynx which in turn inhibits the muscles attached to the larynx from opening when breathing and closing when the dog is eating

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    By | April 4, 2019 | Blog

    The truth is you and your cat can never have too many of them. Well, maybe you can have too many litter boxes for your own taste, but not for your cat's. The veterinary profession has a litter box rule of thumb when it comes to cats and their

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    By | February 13, 2019 | Blog

    We love our dogs so much it is no surprise that we pet owners enjoy spoiling them. During the Valentine month of February, we give and receive gifts our selves and from others. The most common of these gifts is chocolates. Sadly, chocolates are toxic and

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    By | January 8, 2019 | Blog

    Asthma in cats often develops from another breathing problem called allergic bronchitis.  If the allergic bronchitis goes untreated or the source of the allergy is not removed, the lungs can become permanently damaged, resulting in emphysema and

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    By | November 4, 2018 | Blog

    Have you noticed your cat in distress when they urinate? Urinary tract infection (UTI) is known to be one of the most common reasons for veterinary visits. UTI occurs when bacteria colonises in areas of the urinary tract that should be sterile. In normal

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    By | July 31, 2018 | Blog

    Vomiting is one of the most common reasons why people take their pet to the vet. Many pet owners do not know or understand the difference between vomiting and regurgitating or what to do when something suddenly flies out of their pet's mouth. Having this

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    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    Have you ever wondered how much water your dog needs each day? Do you assume that your dog will drink precisely the right amount it needs each day, if you give your dog free access to fresh/clean water? It can be surprising for some dog owners to learn that

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    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    Cat dental health is not always a topic of a concern for cat owners. Dental disease can become a harsh reality for cats by the age of four if left unchecked. Many cats can get gingivitis as we humans do as well as other types of periodontal

  • Chocolate and cats

    By | June 4, 2018 | Blog

    A bit of chocolate for us humans is an indulgence and a delicious treat. However, even a small amount of chocolate to some cats and dogs can be quite devastating to their health. As well as a high fat content, chocolate contains caffeine and theobromine.