If your cat is showing frequent signs of a runny nose, facial swelling and appears to be having problems breathing, then you are probably concerned about whether it could be something serious. Like humans, a runny nose and sinus congestion in cats is a sign that something is not working right. Cats that suffer from sinus problems may also stop eating and drinking due to diminished sense of smell and taste. [Read More]
House Call Vs Mobile Veterinarian: What Are The Differences?
If you have pets, you know the importance of having good veterinary care available. Sometimes, taking an animal into the veterinary clinic is just not possible. Luckily, many vets offer some type of house call services. However, you need to understand the difference between a doctor that does general house calls and one who has mobile veterinary services. House Calls When you cannot get to the veterinary clinic with your pet, you may make an appointment for a house call. [Read More]
Toxic Mushrooms: Recognizing And Treating Mushroom Poisoning In Dogs
Dogs are notorious for their investigative nature and indiscriminate palates. These qualities can be the very traits that lead a curious pet into a potentially life-threatening situation. The world presents a host of dangers, including the seemingly innocuous wild mushroom in your own backyard. Protect your canine companion by learning how to reduce his risk and recognize the signs of mushroom toxicity. Signs of Mushroom Toxicity The symptoms of mushroom toxicity typically present within six hours after a dog consumes the mushroom, but in some cases, they may not appear for as long as 20 hours after the dietary indiscretion. [Read More]
4 Signs It's Time To Switch Your Cat's Diet As They Reach Their Senior Years
Taking good care of your cat is likely one of your biggest priorities, but it can be hard to make the right decisions if your cat has just started reaching their senior years. While you may notice a decrease in their activity level or changes in their code, this may not be related to their age at all. In fact, many of these signs of a deterioration in health for your cat could be as a result of a poor diet. [Read More]