Cat teeth aren't that different to human teeth in some ways. They are often prone to the same kinds of problems. For example, some cats have issues with gum disease. Left untreated, this can also go on to give them problems with their teeth. While your cat can't tell you about its dental problems and you may not feel safe prodding around inside its mouth, there are some signs you can look out for. [Read More]
Is Your Dog a Good Candidate for Stem Cell Therapy?
Stem cell therapy is starting to become more and more common when it comes to treating different diseases in dogs. If your dog suffers from joint problems, stem cell therapy could be an option for you. Stem cell therapy can be used to cure many different issues your dog might have in its joints, like hip dysplasia. If you want to know if your dog with hip dysplasia might be a candidate for stem cell therapy, there are a few things you might want to know. [Read More]
Emergency Vet Care While You Are On Holidays: Does The Carer Know Your Wishes?
The upcoming long weekend to celebrate Easter is also the start of the end of term school holidays. Many families take advantage of the final warm autumn temperatures to go camping. If your family is doing this, then you probably have already arranged care for your family pets while you are away. One thing you may not have thought about though is what happens if your pet falls ill while you are away. [Read More]
Understanding Arsenic Poisoning In Cats
You may not think you need to worry about your cat being exposed to arsenic, which is a heavy metal mineral, but arsenic is actually used in a range of household and gardening products, such wood preservatives, weed killers and insecticides. Some drugs, including those used to treat heartworm disease in cats, contain small quantities of arsenic, which can be toxic if your cat consumes too much the drug. If your cat ingests a product containing arsenic, they need veterinary care right away, as this poison can be fatal for cats. [Read More]