Max lost! Luckily no serious wounds. Nevertheless, this is one great cat I am not placing any gambling money on as a winning combatant.Max is currently on antibiotics and should receive some martial arts training Unfortunately with the great weather comes more chances for our pets to go outside and
We had a double cat visit yesterday. This is a common happening at our practice since home visits are an opportunity to check several pets at one time. Do you think these guys are related?We had to run some preliminary blood screens on one of the siblings to rule out
Kassie is an older lab and has arthritis in her hind end and shoulder. These large breed dogs tend to have increased difficulty ascending stairs as well as standing after lying down. As in human medicine, we can alleviate musculoskeletal pain and aid our pets with normal movement. Nevertheless, this
Adopting an older pet has advantages and disadvantages. For example, the pet may be well trained and accustomed to being with people. On the other hand, the pet may have already acquired poor people skills, or even medical issues. Again each decision must be weighed on its own merit.
With both cats and dogs, owners ask us” should we have 2 or more pets?” or “will one be lonely?” With these questions in mind, I thought we should check out the typical grooming play behavior of two of one of our client’s kitties. After watching this clip……two seems a
Maltese generally make good pets. True….not every one, but as a breed, friendly with humans! Izzy and bullet are family members in a family composed always of a few Maltese and two very maltese dependent humans. The so afflicted humans are not seeking treatment! Check out the photos and it
Veterinary patients mirror human patients. Timothy is a young cat, belonging to one of our favorite clients. Tim’s dental issues are gingivitis and halitosis. Great word “halitosis”…..makes those years of veterinary education seem worthwhile! Cats vary in their individual predilection to gum inflammation. Some predisposed cats have gingival hyperemia (redness)
Toby has the possible misconception that he is the captain of his universe, but we do believe he may be right! Remember these pets have short tight coats that require little additional care or hygiene. They do well in condos and urban settings!