Vetrinarian Care

How often should I take my dog to the vet? What vaccines does he need? What questions should I ask the professional? How do I make sure he behaves well in the waiting room? You can find answers to all of these questions in this section.

Seven Common Diseases in Cats

As a cat owner, it’s your main responsibility to keep your pet healthy. And that’s something you shouldn’t take lightly. That’s why, if you’re a cat owner, it’s good to know what the most common illnesses in cats are, their symptoms, and…

Salmonellosis and Reptiles

Salmonellosis and reptiles are closely related. The bacteria Salmonella is present in many of these animals even if they’re healthy and it can be easily transmitted to humans. However, there is no need to be alarmed. You just need to be aware…

Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis: Causes, Symptoms, and Treatment

In today’s article you can learn about a common and very contagious disease in cats. Feline Viral Rhinotracheitis (FVR) is caused by feline herpesvirus (FHV) and/or feline calcivirus (FCV). Cats spread it through direct contact. Even though it’s easy to treat, some cases be fatal…

Giardiasis in Dogs

Giardiasis in dogs is a disease that frequently affects pets. The cause of this pathology is a cell called giardia, which fixes itself to the intestinal villi and prevents food absorption, and produces an infection in the small intestine.  Giardia…

Anti-Inflammatories Can Be Fatal for Dogs and Cats

Anti-inflammatories are medications vets prescribe cats and dogs to reduce pain and swelling. They usually used for bone and joint related diseases such as arthrosis and arthritis, but there are a lot of other similar issues adult animals can have.

False Pregnancy in Pets

Also known as a “pseudopregnancy,” a false pregnancy is an imbalance that unsterilized females get after a few months of being in heat. False pregnancies in pets are very common, and some females even show all the symptoms of an…

Itchy Ears in Dogs

There are plenty of reasons why a dog might scratch his ears. It’s very common and unpleasant, and there could be more to it than just an itch.

How to Treat Nasal Congestion in Dogs

Have you ever heard your dog sneezing, having a runny nose, or even snoring? These are all indicators that your dog may be congested. Nasal congestion in dogs does not always cause a cold. However, it’s annoying for the animal…

How to Treat Dogs with Epilepsy

Epilepsy is never a pleasant disease. Unfortunately, dogs can also have it, and sometimes they suffer. It’s hard to watch your dog suffer, but fortunately there are guidelines you can follow on how to treat dogs with epilepsy. Epilepsy can appear…

Skin Cancer in Dogs

Some people believe that their pet’s fur is enough to protect their skin from any external elements that could harm them. Unfortunately, dogs can get skin cancer. It doesn’t matter what breed or age the dog is, because they can…

Dog Breeds Prone to Having Otitis

Otitis is a very common disease in dogs. However, some breeds are more prone to having this disease than others. This is due to multiple factor that have to do with their hygiene, physiognomy and behavior. Otitis is inflammation in…

Urinary Tract Infections in Cats

Cats are prone to certain bladder and kidney problems. So, it’s very important to know how to detect and treat them in time. In this article, we’ll tell you everything you need to know about urinary tract infections in cats.…