As a dog owner, there are few things more terrifying than watching your pooch have a seizure. Unfortunately, canine seizures are all too common, affecting up to 5.7% of dogs. While it may be scary to see your dog have a fit, you may not need to worry. Many seizures are harmless, one-off events. Not sure whether your dog's seizure is a cause for concern? Try conducting your own diagnostic test with these 3 questions.
Healthy cats rely on healthy kidneys. These vital organs manage the cat's blood pressure, produce red blood cells and remove waste from the animal's body. As such, problems like renal (kidney) disease can have severe consequences, especially in older animals. Stay vigilant to the signs of feline kidney disease and look out for any of the following four symptoms in your cat. Appetite and weight problems Like many other health issues, kidney disease will often result in a decreased appetite for your cat.
Many vets these days commonly offer alternative therapies to their patients such as acupuncture and physiotherapy, but did you know that there is also a branch of homeopathic veterinary medicine? Homeopathic veterinary medicine is often used in conjunction with conventional treatment for chronic conditions and could be something that's recommended for your pet. So, what is veterinary homeopathy, and what should you expect at a consultation with a homeopathic vet? Read on to find out more.
When you have a dog or a cat, they become a treasured part of the family, and you don't want to leave them at any cost. This is true even if you move or travel abroad. Hi, my name is Katie, and I traveled with my dog for nearly 10 years before his passing one year ago. I loved every moment we had together, but I also learned a lot of important things about the type of veterinary care travelling animals need. If you want to learn about veterinary care or tips for travelling animals or just in general, I invite you to explore my blog.