Coaching Cats and Dogs to Better Behavior: A Vet Blog

Helping Your Arthritic Cat To Be More Comfortable At Home

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Your long-time feline companion is moving slower as arthritis makes their joints painful. Your local veterinarians can provide advice on diet changes and medication that can help the pain and swelling in the joints. There are also a number of other things you can do to make your cat more comfortable at home. Here are a few ways to make life more enjoyable for your cat as they live with this painful joint disease.…

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3 Things You Need to Know About Infectious Tracheobronchitis Before You Drop Your Dog Off at the Kennel

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Infectious tracheobronchitis, commonly referred to as kennel cough, infects a higher percentage of dogs than you might think. Sure, you know that your kennel requires that you have your pet vaccinated against kennel cough before you drop them off, but did you know that your dog may still be at risk for contracting kennel cough after receiving a vaccination? Even though all their guests are vaccinated against the infectious disease, boarders are still concerned about kennel cough and work diligently to reduce the likelihood of an outbreak.…

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2 Signs That Your Cat Needs Medical Attention

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Having a cat can be such a fulfilling and wonderful experience, but you need to put in a bit of work in order to make sure that he or she lives a long and happy life. The hardest part about this is that cats are extremely skilled at hiding their pain and discomfort, so you really have to pay attention to any odd behavior. Improper grooming and litter box usage are two signs that your cat may need medical attention as soon as possible.…

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