5 Steps To Managing A Pet's Seizure

Whether it's your pet's first seizure or not, witnessing your pet convulsing helplessly can be terrifying for a pet owner. Unfortunately, it's easy to make mistakes when you're frightened. Commit these five steps to memory, and you'll be able to handle a pet seizure in the right way without making a bad situation worse. Recognize The Early Symptoms Cats and dogs typically convulse during seizures, but convulsions aren't the only symptoms they may experience. [Read More]

Your Hyperactive Cat May Be Fighting A Thyroid Tumor

You may laugh when your older cat races through the house like a kitten. But then you realize that they never seem to calm down. Your cat may be facing hyperthyroidism caused by a tumor in the thyroid gland. A common occurrence in cats, this disease can be treated so your cat will live a long and more peaceful life. Here is what you need to know about hyperthyroidism in cats and how your veterinarian can help your cat. [Read More]

Could Your Dog Be Pregnant? Why You Need To See A Vet ASAP

If you think that your dog may be pregnant and you aren't sure how long she has been with puppies or what type of care she needs, it's best to get her to the veterinarian. Many people think that a dog can resume eating a regular diet and that extra care isn't needed, but this is far from the truth. You'll want the veterinarian to do some blood work and to do an ultrasound for your dog's safety and so that you can figure out a few different things. [Read More]

Feline Leukemia Virus: Causes, Symptoms, Treatment, And Prevention

It's likely that you've heard of FIV (Feline Immunodeficiency Virus), but there's another lesser known retroviral disease that infects cats called FeLV (Feline Leukemia Virus). If you have a cat, it's important that you know about this disease, how it spreads, its symptoms, and how it can best be prevented. What Is the Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV)? While the name is misleading, Feline Leukemia Virus isn't actually leukemia, a cancer that infects the blood cells. [Read More]