Learning About Vet Care For Small Animals

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Thinking About Table Scraps? What To Consider When Feeding Your Dog Human Food

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When it comes to dogs and table scraps, you’ve probably heard a few different recommendations. Some camps claim that all table scraps are bad for dogs, while others claim that all table scraps are fine for dogs. The truth actually lies somewhere in the middle of the two camps. If your dog can’t do without a sampling of whatever you’re eating, there are some steps you can take to avoid health problems. Read More»

Taking Care Of Your Older Dog's Teeth

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Dental care is important for any dog, but if you own an older dog, then you may be hesitant to take him in for a cleaning or work. Dogs can’t sit still for many of the procedures, so usually anesthesia is used. This can be concerning because older dogs often have underlying health issues that could put them at risk for complications. However, there is no need to fear taking your older dog in for dental work. Read More»

Three Signs That Your Horse May Be In Pain

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As an animal that evolved on grasslands where they were commonly preyed upon by carnivorous predators such as wolves, horses are hard-wired to hide obvious signs of pain – and this makes it difficult for horse owners to know that it’s time to seek the services of a skilled veterinarian. However, horses often send subtle signals that things aren’t as they should be. Following are three possible indications that your horse may be experiencing pain. Read More»

5 Common Signs of Cancer in Dogs

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Just like humans, dogs can develop a variety of different types of cancers. Early detection and treatment is essential for positive outcomes, so it is important to recognize the signs that may indicate that your dog has cancer. Some common signs of cancer in canines include the following: You Feel an Unusual Mass Most dog owners pet their pups often, so when you’re doing so, always make sure you feel around for any bumps or masses on or under the skin. Read More»

A Closer Look At The Advanced Options Of Modern Veterinary Patient Monitors

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Whether your veterinarian clinic treats only small animals and livestock or exotic pets and birds, one of the most important things you have in your treatment room is the patient monitors. These monitors are used to record vital statistics when animals are in treatment or recovery, so having several on hand is a must in your practice. If you are still using outdated versions of veterinary patient monitors, it may be time to consider upgrading to the latest models. Read More»