Watch your pet closely for the first few days of recovery. Offer a strong dose of love, reassurance and pampering - and always follow the doctor's instructions. Here are some things to watch for:
Contains 10 or 25 mg acepromazine maleate. For use as an aid in the tranquilization of dogs.
Eye irrigating solution.
An isotonic buffered sterile solution. Used to flush the eye to help relieve irritation, discomfort or itching.
Ophthalmic topical local anesthetic.
When winter approaches, many people get their vehicles prepared by changing the antifreeze, but many may not realize how dangerous contact with antifreeze can be for your pet. Antifreeze poisoning is one of the most common and deadly toxicity seen in dog patients. The toxic ingredient in antifreeze is ethylene glycol, ingestion of less than 2 ounces is potentially fatal & Read more �
Whether it's curling up by the fire, brewing hot apple cider, or bundling up in a soft cashmere sweater, cold weather comforts help us through brisk autumn days and cold winter nights. Throw in flu season, too many parties, and the extra work of holiday preparations and it's a wonder we make it through the winter at all. Just as & Read more �
Accidents happen and when they do, you want to be prepared. That's why having a first aid kit for your pet is essential. You can buy pre-stocked first aid kits or you can create your own. Here's a list of some of the items it should include:
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Do not use any of the "mythical" methods of removing ticks such as petroleum jelly, cleaning fluid, burning matches or cigarettes. These may irritate the skin and kill the tick, making it difficult to remove intact. Ticks are difficult to remove because their mouth parts are barbed. They also secrete a glue & Read more �
We know how important the well-being of your special pet is to you. Of course, you always make sure they are vaccinated and have had their check-ups, but sometimes the unexpected happens. It could be something right in your own house. What do you do? We have put together some tips to help your pet in case of an emergency. & Read more �
Even if you don't have children in your home, it's a good idea for your pet to get used to being around kids, because typically it will happen at some point. While it's generally easier to socialize a puppy, dogs and cats of any age can be trained to behave properly when children are around. The most important thing to remember & Read more �
Pets often consume more calories than their bodies need. Obesity can aggravate respiratory problems, diabetes, arthritis and heart disease. Just a pound or two may make a difference in a pet's health, so while exercising is vital to a pet's health, watching your pet's diet and weight are just as important.