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If you care for your pet, and we know you do, then it is important to also allow a veterinarian to care for them. Your vet is the one who can provide vaccines, check your pet for ongoing conditions like arthritis and parasitic infections, and recommend medications to treat fleas and ticks. Most vet are very familiar with treated dogs and cats, and many will also treat rabbits, ferrets, guinea pigs, and other household pets. If you'd like to learn more about veterinary care, then plan on spending some time on this website. It's a good resource for any curious pet owner.

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    Should You Wait If Your Cat's Cold Symptoms Don't Improve After Antibiotics?

    When a cat develops a cold with symptoms like sneezing, eye or nose discharge, coughing, and other symptoms, visiting a vet is something pet owners typically do. Most of the time, if a vet prescribes antibiotics, pets see a significant improvement and end up feeling perfectly fine by the time the antibiotics are completed. However, that's not always the case. If your cat is still having cold symptoms after finishing their antibiotics, here's why it's happening and why you shouldn't wait to get help.

    Signs Your Dog Is Hypothermic And What You Should Do

    If your dog is outside for too long this winter, he or she could end up suffering from hypothermia. Your dog's body temperature becomes so low that it will go into shock. It's important to limit your dog's time outside during cold weather months and be sure he has plenty of shelter from the weather if he is an outside dog. If you suspect your dog is hypothermic, there are signs to watch out for.

    What Extra Vet Services Do Older Cats Need?

    Most animals, and even humans, become increasingly prone to a number of health conditions as they age. Cats are no exception. Because of this change, older cats need more veterinary care than younger cats—both in order to detect disease and in order to treat it. Here are some of the major veterinary services that are often necessary for older cats. Dental Care Cats become increasingly prone to both tooth decay and gum disease as they age.

    3 Items In The Household That May Hurt Your Dog If Ingested

    It can extremely exciting to decide to adopt a puppy, but there are many dangers in your home that could pose a risk to your new member of the family that you may overlook because you are so filled with joy. There are a number of substances and items in your home that are completely safe for you, as a human, but are very toxic to dogs, which could result in an emergency trip to a local animal hospital if your new puppy gets into them.

    Senior Dog Care: How To Spot A Nutritional Deficiency

    Maybe your dog's coat is looking duller or they don't seem as energetic during their walk. As dogs age, they become prone to nutritional deficiencies. Identifying when your dog is experiencing a nutritional deficiency will help them maintain quality of life in their senior years.  Your Dog Is Underweight  One of the earlier signs your pup isn't getting the nutrition they need is when they start to lose weight. Older dogs are prone to losing weight due to secondary conditions that prevent them from eating in the first place.

    Putting To Rest A Few Myths About Spaying And Neutering Your Pets

    Most veterinarians and animal experts agree that spaying or neutering your pet is important not only for their own health but for the health and well-being of their entire species. Yet, there are still some pet owners who refuse to spay or neuter or who put these procedures off for far too long. In most cases, people avoid spaying or neutering not based on facts, but instead based on one of the following myths:

    Protect Their Chompers: Why Your Puppy Needs a Lifetime of Dental Care

    If you've recently adopted a puppy, now's the time to get started with dental care. You probably know that your puppy needs to have a medical check-up at least once a year. If you're like most pet owners, you don't realize that your puppy also needs to have a dental exam at least once a year as well. Canine dental exams are just as important as your own dental exams. Here are just four of the reasons why your puppy needs routine dental exams.

    Cat Behavioral Problems That You Should Bring To Your Vet's Attention

    Sometimes cat behavioral problems are just that — behavioral problems. Other times, though, those behavioral problems are actually your cat's way of telling you something is wrong with them, health-wise. Here are a few cat behavioral problems that you should bring to your vet's attention. Urinating outside of the litter box. Cats usually do not urinate outside the litter box unless they are scared or in some kind of pain. If your cat's environment changed recently — maybe you got another cat or just moved to a new home — that could explain the behavior.