Kittens typically begin to reproduce at a fairly young age which makes it important to have them spayed or neutered as early as possible. In this post, our Fairhaven vets share some information about preventive reproductive care and talk about how old your kitten has to be to get fixed.
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While the causes may vary, it is common for some kittens may experience eye infections around the time that they first begin to open their eyes. In this post, our Fairhaven vets share the causes behind these eye infections and how a kitten will be diagnosed and treated for this issue.
You can generally expect a pet cat to live around 10 to 14 years. That said, there are some breeds that are known to live longer lives than the rest. Today, our Fairhaven vets share a list of cat breeds that live the longest and some interesting information about each of them.
If your dog is suffering from cataracts then they will have a decrease in their vision along with blurriness which will eventually lead to blindness. Here, our Fairhaven veterinarians offer some information about cataracts in dogs and what to expect from the surgery required to treat them.
If your dog is beginning to show discoloration in the way of dark patches on their skin then they may be experiencing a condition known as hyperpigmentation. Today, our vets talk about the causes of hyperpigmentation in dogs, the symptoms and if there are any available treatments for this condition.
If you've noticed that your dog is scratching a lot or is suffering from hives then they may be experiencing an allergic reaction. In this post, our Fairhaven vets share some information about allergies in dogs, how at-home allergy testing can help and what the associated costs are.