Posts from October, 2017

Diabetes In Cats: How To Recognize And Treat

diabetes in catsNovember is Diabetes Awareness Month.  The signs and treatment are very similar in dogs and cats, but this week Dr. Anna Coffin will concentrate on diabetes in cats.  The major difference between dog and cat diabetes is that cat diabetes if treated properly and quickly; cats can go into remission. Continue…

Hair’s the Deal: Managing Cat Hair in Your Home

hairAll cats shed. All of them. Even the “hairless” variety, which has a barely-there downy fuzz. Shedding is part of a healthy coat in any cat. The hair grows to a certain length, dies, then falls out.  Long haired cats shed longer hairs, which makes it seem like a LOT more hair, short-haired cats shed shorter hair, which makes it seem less. If you have a cat, you will have to deal with shed. Period. Continue…

How To Recognize and Treat Pet Anxiety

pet anxietyA new movement is sweeping through veterinary medicine focusing on reducing pet anxiety and fear.  It’s called the Fear Free Initiative, and veterinary professionals are trying to help pet parents recognize and treat fear, anxiety, and stress in their pets. Continue…

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