Veterinarian

14 symptoms of distemper in cats

Feline panleukopenia, also known as distemper, is a highly contagious but often curable disease. Not sure how to tell if your pet has caught it? Here's an overview of distemper in cats, including the symptoms you should look out for and what you can do to prevent your furry... more

How to tell if a cat is pregnant: 5 tell-tale signs

It can happen to the best pet parents. Your indoor cat slips outside and now you're wondering if she's expecting kittens. If she isn't fixed, just one single encounter can result in pregnancy. "Cats are incredibly efficient breeders, so if you have an unspayed female cat who... more

Want to work with animals? 11 jobs that offer fur full-time

The day you realize you can’t make a living snuggling your pets in bed is a sad day indeed. But with a pile of bills to pay and a life-long connection to animals, you can consider a career where you can be surrounded by fur full-time. A veterinarian may be... more

Is your dog pregnant? 6 signs she could be expecting

Do you have babies on the brain? We’re referring to the fluffy, cuddly, puppy kind that squeak when hungry and make your cold heart melt in an instant.  If you think your dog may be with child, or, er, multiple canines, there are signs to look out for much... more

Yeast infections in dogs — and what you can do about them

Swimming, extra long walks, BBQs and plenty of playtime with your dog are just some of the things you both savor about summer — but there’s one warm weather activity neither of you want any part of. “Double the number of dogs come in for yeast problems in the summer... more

Worms in dogs: What are the types, symptoms and treatments

Your dog hasn't been behaving normally over the past few weeks. You talk to your dog walker or doggy day care about it, and they say that they've noticed a change in your dog's bathroom habits. You check in with your dog sitter after you get back from a trip, and... more

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Dog losing hair? Here are potential causes — and how to treat it

Your dog’s hair is falling out. And not just a little bit — we’re talking tufts of hair rolling down your hallway like tumbleweed in the Wild West. But before you start freaking out, here’s some information about dog hair loss that you need to know. “Some breeds are naturally... more

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Neurological disorders in dogs: signs, diagnosis and treatments

When a dog has a neurological problem, symptoms can be very obvious, sudden and scary.   Paralysis, tremors or seizures are a few symptoms that something is amiss in a dog’s nervous system — the network of cells that carry signals to and from the brain and the body. To... more