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Feline Epilepsy: Helping, Preventing Cat Seizures

The most common cause of seizure is epilepsy. It is probably due to this fact that the terms are used interchangeable. Epilepsy is characterized by involuntary body movements and loss of consciousness. The duration and frequency of epileptic attacks determine the seriousness of the condition. While mild to moderate feline seizures may be harmless to […]

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Animal, Cat, Domestic

Cat Urinary Problems – Behavioral or Medical?

Inappropriate urinary behavior in cats is normally associated with medical disorders like feline urinary tract infection. However, it is also true that many times it is found to be a behavioral problem rather than a medical one. It is only after ruling out medical causes, after complete blood and urine tests, that one can unequivocally […]

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Canine Cushing’s Disease: Symptoms, Treatment

Excessive thirst and frequent urination are signs of four serious canine medical problems, including diabetes, kidney problems, liver disease and Canine Cushing’s Disease. Regrettably, not treating Cushing’s Disease could precipitate the others. After running basic tests, your veterinarian has eliminated the first three, leaving Cushing’s Disease as the diagnosis. What is Canine Cushing’s Disease? Cushing’s […]

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Preventing, Treating Dog Ear Infections

Timely and proper cleaning of your dog’s ears has many long term benefits. It helps in maintaining good overall health. If your dog is healthy, it impacts the general behavior and demeanor of your pet and he is likely to be more calm, amiable and friendly. Properly Caring for Your Dog’s Ears While the basic […]

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Causes, Treatment of Diabetes in Cats

All cells in the body need glucose for energy. There is a typical method by which glucose enters the cells. Insulin is a hormone secreted by the pancreas that signals the opening of a ‘door’ so that glucose can enter the cell. Any disruption in this mechanism means that cells do not get the energizing […]

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Teaching Your Puppy to Not Bite

The first ten week period of a newborn puppy’s life is the best time to teach a puppy that biting is not acceptable. And training your puppy to avoid an incidence of dog biting  is crucial. This is especially true because biting comes naturally to them and it is the easiest form of dog aggression […]

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Canine Parvo in Dogs

What is Parvo in Dogs?

Parvo is a serious viral disease that can be deadly even if treatment is given. Parvovirus is a disease that attacks dividing cells. The most prominent location for dividing cells in your dog’s body is the intestinal lining or the lining of the digestive system. When this disease attacks and kills these cells it causes […]

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