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Canine Foot Lesions: The Bandaged Dog

What you should know about lesions on the feet of dogs, especially surgical lesions. This is a post operative letter. You’re getting this document because your dog has some sort of lesion on its...

Inflammatory Bowel Disease IBD in Cats & Dogs

Inflammatory Bowel Disease ( IBD ) – Feline This is in my Vet Notes section as more of a library entry Inflammatory Bowel Disease is common, and I think more common in cats than...

Avoid The Spay or Neuter to Avoid Cancer?

Avoid The Spay or Neuter to Avoid Cancer? Video at end of post Interesting information has shown up (a little ‘fringe-y) that suggests that altering (spay, neuter) pets robs them of sex-hormones (testosterone, estrogens)...

Cat Colonies and What You Should Know.

So there was a question on NextDoor about someone who wanted to cultivate a ‘cat colony’ of ferals to control rodent populations. The idea was that ferals and other cats that wouldn’t ‘fit’ in...

Can Cats Catch Lyme’s Disease?

Theoretically, yes. In a laboratory? That’s the only place actual Lyme’s disease has been documented in felines. I’m not the expert on Lyme’s in cats. I was asked by a customer and I stammered....

Cat Colds – Or Snuffles – FELINE VIRAL RESPIRATORY DISEASE

Often, the best combination of treatments I have found for Snuffles is short or long acting cortisone, Cypraheptadine, and Clavamox. The main thing is to keep the cats eating, because when their sinuses don’t...

Glargine, Lantus, Use in Cats For Diabetes Mellitus

INFORMATION ON USE OF GLARGINE IN DIABETIC CATS Using Glargine In Diabetic Cats (June 2006) Rhett Marshall BVSc MACVSc1,2, Jacquie Rand BVSc DVSc Dip ACVIM1 1Centre for Companion Animal Health, School of Veterinary Science,...

Dental

Dental Scaling and Prophylaxis Will Preserve Longevity and Health in Dogs I hate telling people that the reason their dog has a heart murmur is because of infection and rot in the poor dog’s...

How To Stop A Cat Peeing All Over The House

How To Stop A Cat Peeing All Over The House In this installment of information, I’m presenting a download. Mainly. If your cat’s peeing all over the house, you’ve got a problem. First order...

Fleas

Flea Control in Dogs and Cats The Home I’ve treated the house lots of ways over the years. I’ve bombed (when we didn’t have kids around on the floor) and then when we had...

Using CBD in Cats: Feline Cannabidiol Therapy

CBD is good for cats that have Gotten peevish about a cat housemate Gotten peevish about any housemate Gotten peevish about being on a diet Gotten peevish about their litter box Gotten peevish about...