Category: Cat health care

Five Important Things to Know About Feline Heartworm Disease

If you think dogs are the only ones who get heartworm disease, I invite you to reconsider. Although dogs are the more natural host for this disease, cats are also susceptible to heartworm infection. It is estimated that,… Read More

Cataracts in Dogs and Cats

While cataracts are less common in dogs and cats than in people, they do occur with relative frequency and are one of the most common causes of blindness. Normally, the pupil of the eye appears black because the… Read More

Pudgy Pets

When I met Sally, a six-year-old yellow Labrador, she tipped the scales at 105 pounds (a normal average adult Lab weighs 60 to 70 pounds). Her lifelong guardian, an 85-year-old gentleman, loved his dog dearly but could no… Read More

Preventive Healthcare Guidelines: Part I

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) and the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) have just jointly published Canine and Feline Preventive Healthcare Guidelines .  These guidelines are being distributed to veterinarians throughout the United States. The goal of… Read More