As your cat ages you may not always notice the changes that happen, they are happening slowly after all. Today our Fairhaven vets discuss at what age a cat is considered senior, how to spot signs of aging, and what care your cat will need as they get older.
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Cats are natural explorers and while they are generally graceful animals there may be times that they experience injuries or sudden illness. Here, our Fairhaven vets share the common injuries to cats, how to perform basic first aid and wound care and when it might be an emergency.
Were you out walking with your pup and happen to spot them lap up a piece of gum before you could stop them? If so then you may be concerned about the repercussions. Here our Fairhaven vets talk about why gum can be dangerous to dogs and what you should do if your pup ate some when you weren't looking.
If your cat is struggling with painful bowel movements or maybe the complete inability to poop then they will most likely be incredibly uncomfortable. Our vets in Fairhaven talk about the signs and symptoms of constipation in cats as well as how it is treated.
As dog owners, we spend a large amount of time picking up after our pets, which means that we have a firsthand look at one of the easiest ways to tell if our pet is feeling well or not. Here our Fairhaven vets talk about why you might see blood in your dog or puppy's stool and when you should be concerned and seek emergency veterinary care.
When you think of pets that pant you are most likely to think of dogs, but did you know that our feline companions are also capable of panting? Here, our Fairhaven vets share some reasons why your cat is breathing heavy and what you can do in this situation.
Without proper care, your pet is at great risk of developing some serious dental health concerns which could have an impact on their overall health. Today our Fairhaven vet dentists talk about pet dental care and how often you should have your dog's teeth cleaned.
Your dog's oral health impacts their overall health, that's why it's vital to ensure that your dog's teeth and gums are clean and healthy. Here our Fairhaven vets discuss the importance of dog dental care and how you can help keep your dog's teeth clean.
If your kitty is experiencing dental disease and tooth decay, it will not only affect things like eating and vocalizing but may also cause infection and other more serious conditions. Today, our Fairhaven vets discuss dental disease in cats and the common teeth problems that may occur when not properly cared for.
While heatstroke can occur at any time of year it is far more likely during the summer months and extra precautions should be taken during that time to protect your pets. Today our Fairhaven vets talk about heatstroke in dogs and cats, the signs and symptoms to look out for, and what you can do to prevent it from happening.