Jamie Edwards

Tapeworms In Cats And What Your Vet Can Do

23 July 2021
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Cats, like all mammals, are prone to becoming hosts to a number of internal parasites. One of the most common, and arguably most misunderstood, parasites that can infect cats is the tapeworm. If you are a cat owner, knowing the signs of tapeworms and what can be done about them is key. What are tapeworms? Tapeworms are actually a whole family of related worm species. They are all flat with segmented bodies, and they live inside the intestinal tracts of various mammals. Read More …

Knowing When To Take Your Dog To The Animal Hospital For Emergency Care

28 April 2021
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Just as parents often struggle to decide when to take their child to the emergency room for medical attention and when it is safe to wait to schedule an appointment with their regular doctor the following day, dog owners often struggle to decide when it is time to rush their pet to an emergency animal hospital rather than waiting to see their regular veterinarian. While it is always best to consult a qualified vet if you are worried about your dog's health, the guidelines below can help you to know if seeking emergency care is a must based on your pet's current symptoms. Read More …

Safeguarding Your Pets: 3 Health Problems Associated With Tap Water

6 April 2021
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If you have pets, you owe it to them to provide them with clean, clear water. If your pets drink ordinary tap water, they're at risk for health problems. You might not realize this, but tap water can actually harm your pets, which is why you should be offering them filtered water instead. One easy way to do that is to install a water treatment system in your home. If you're not sure that your pets need filtered water, read the information provided below. Read More …

Subzero Temperatures? Dog Care Tips To Know

19 February 2021
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When the temperatures dip below zero and the cold becomes overwhelming, sometimes people forget that their furry friends are also affected by the frigid cold. If you are a dog owner, taking care of your dog's health and safety should be an important priority in the extreme cold of winter. But what can you do for them when subzero temperatures set in? Get to know a few tips as well as signs you need to go to the animal hospital so your dog will be as well cared for as possible during the next cold snap. Read More …

What Can A Vet Do For Chronic Diarrhea In Dogs?

19 January 2021
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Does your dog suffer from chronic diarrhea or loose stools? Sometimes, it's tempting to dismiss this problem and figure it's just the way your dog is going to be. But there is almost always an underlying health problem that is causing the loose stools, and ignoring that is not doing your dog any favors. In most cases, your vet will work with you to figure out the cause of the loose stools and come up with the best treatment plan. Read More …