Spotting Animal Health Issues Early
Cats typically go about their business in their litter boxes without any trouble, but sometimes that’s not the case. If a cat seems to be straining to go, that could indicate that there’s a serious problem going on. Knowing how to recognize the signs that your cat is having difficulty using its litter box is an important skill that can help you to protect your cat’s health. Read on to learn how to detect straining, why it’s so dangerous, and what you must do to keep your cat safe. Read More»
If you have a pet, you need to know what the signs are of a medical emergency in your pet so that you can get the right care for your pet. This can make the difference between saving your pet and losing your pet.
#1 Breathing Issues
Your pet should be able to breathe freely. If your pet is struggling to bring in a breath and they have not been running or being active, that is a sign that they may be in respiratory distress. Read More»
Your dog’s teeth should last for most, if not all, of his or her life. However, dogs can lose their teeth under certain circumstances. Though dogs don’t need to keep their “smiles” perfect, tooth infections and loss can cause problems with eating and other health issues. Dogs should have regular tooth care or they could risk losing some, or all of their teeth. Here are three common reasons why dogs may lose their teeth and what you can do to lessen the chance of dental problems. Read More»
If your pet has chronic soft tissue pain or suffers from anxiety or other emotional problems, then alternative pet therapy, such as massage, may help them feel better. Massage therapy has been known to have mental and physical health benefits for humans, and it can help your pet, as well. Both dogs and cats can benefit from a massage session. Here are some of the ways massage therapy can help make your dog or cat feel better. Read More»
Cats are agile and graceful animals that can make impressive jumps. Unfortunately, this animal can miss a jump and break a bone. A medical emergency often occurs suddenly and without warning. Read on to find out how to prepare your cat to go to an emergency vet.
Contact Your 24 Hour Animal Hospital
You should assess the scene for any immediate threats. After determining the danger is over, it helps to call the veterinarian hospital. Read More»