Veterinary Health Care

  • How Can I Remove Ticks From My Dog And Cat Without Harming The Pets?

    Apply tweezers to the tick’s head and pull gently. Animals easily pick up ticks in their fur from the outdoors. Ticks will attach themselves to the skin for several days,…

  • Can My Cat Get Heartworms?

    Yes, cats can get heartworms. Yes, cats can be infected by heartworms. But they do have a lesser incidence of the disease compared with dogs in the same geographical location.…

  • How Can I Keep Flies Away From My Outdoor Dog?

    Take him indoors All animals that spend time outdoors are susceptible to fly bites–especially those that are confined to a small area because they can’t run away. Some animals are…

  • My Dog Has An Elbow Hygroma. Can You Tell Me More About This Condition?

    A problem of young, large-breed dogs A hygroma is a fluid-filled cavity, encased by dense fibrous tissue, which develops under the skin on the side of one or both elbows.…

  • Are Breast Tumors In Cats Often Cancerous?

    Yes, breast tumors in cats are usually malignant. Breast tumors (mammary tumors) in cats, unfortunately, are usually malignant. Up to nine out of ten breast masses in cats seen by…

  • What Causes Excessive Salivation In Dogs And Cats?

    Problems of several body systems may cause this. Diseases of the digestive tract (especially the oral cavity, throat or esophagus), the liver and the central nervous system may produce excessive…

  • How Can Carsickness In A Dog Be Treated?

    With behavioral modification and occasionally medication. Dogs may get carsick for two reasons: motion sickness and car-related anxiety. Motion sickness occurs when the moving vehicle causes excessive and continuous stimulation…

  • Why Does My Indoor Pet Need Vaccinations?

    There’s always a risk of infection. Although your pet may have a low risk of getting diseases from other animals, vaccinations are important because infection is always a possibility. Some…

  • What Is Epiphora?

    Epiphora is excessive tearing. Epiphora, or tearing, is a common problem in brachycephalic (snub-nosed) breeds of dog. Excessive tearing can result from three mechanisms: obstruction to tear flow, eyelid dysfunction,…

  • What Is Acute Gastritis?

    My dog suddenly began vomiting three days ago. He vomited twice more that day and once the following day. His veterinarian examined him and said my dog had acute gastritis,…