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Understanding Pet Health Conditions

Hello, my name is Selena. Welcome to my site about pet health. When your pet is feeling under the weather, all you can do is take him or her to the vet for a checkup. The vet uses diagnostic equipment and knowledge to find out the cause of your pet’s distress. Vets can perform treatments or prescribe medication that helps your pet to quickly heal from the illness or injury. There are so many different pet health conditions, so I decided to create this site to go over them all. I invite you to come along on this journey and learn more about pet health conditions. Thanks.

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Head Pressing: Explaining Hepatic Encephalopathy

15 June 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Bringing a dog or cat into your home is a wonderful experience, but this new family member will require a great deal of love and care. While feeding and training your new dog or cat are most likely priorities, ensuring they are healthy is also important. Unfortunately, many early warning signs of serious medical conditions go unnoticed. Dogs and cats that press their head to a wall or other flat surface may be suffering with Hepatic Encephalopathy. Read More …

Caring For A Chameleon - Is This The Right Pet For You?

9 June 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

If you are interested in undertaking the task of caring for a reptile, you may have consider getting a chameleon. Chameleons can easily change their color, making them very interesting to watch. Some people believe they match their colors to their surroundings, helping to keep them hidden from prey while in the wild. This however is a misconception. They actually change color to communicate or alert others of their mood. Here are a few points to consider before purchasing this unique lizard in an attempt to determine if this is the right type of pet for you. Read More …

5 Tips For Finding A Missing Cat

6 June 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Cat lovers can become very bonded to their pets, so discovering that a beloved cat is missing can be very stressful and upsetting. If your cat has gone missing, it is essential to act promptly is you want to increase the likelihood of it being found. Use the following tips to help find your missing cat: Carefully Search Your home and Yard Cats are great at hiding, and they tend to like small,cozy places where they feel safe and secure. Read More …

4 Tips For A Stress-Free First Cat Boarding Experience

1 June 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Boarding your cat is a convenient and safe way to make sure they are well taken care of while you are away on vacation. If you've never boarded your cat before, however, it can also be a bit nerve-wracking. Cats tend to like routine, so bringing them to an unfamiliar place with people they don't know for a few days or weeks might be scary for them. Luckily, there are things you can do to prepare your cat for boarding and make the process much easier for both of you: Read More …

The 4 Best Supplements To Keep Your Elderly Dog Healthy As Long As Possible

27 May 2016
 Categories: Pets & Animals, Blog

Trying to help your aging dog make the most of their 10th, 11th, or even 15th year? Supplements can go a long way in reducing pain and health complications that arise from aging in pets, but not all of them are useful or even safe. These four supplements are all well-known to vets and reliably recommended as useful for older dogs. Glucosamine Dogs often develop arthritis relatively early in their lifespans, especially individuals from breeds with highly modified legs or pups that are very active throughout their lives. Read More …