Health &amp; Care http://mypetsmart.com/taxonomy/term/7/0 en Sore Over Cat's Eye http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/bird/health-care/sore-over-cats-eye <div class="field field-type-filefield field-field-image"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/DSC_0072.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=76360">DSC_0072.jpg</a></div> </div> <div class="field-item even"> <div class="filefield-file clear-block"><div class="filefield-icon field-icon-image-jpeg"><img class="field-icon-image-jpeg" alt="image/jpeg icon" src="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/all/modules/filefield/icons/protocons/16x16/mimetypes/image-x-generic.png" /></div><a href="http://mypetsmart.com/sites/default/files/DSC_0072.2.jpg" type="image/jpeg; length=11124">DSC_0072.2.jpg</a></div> </div> </div> </div> <p>My 10 year old Persian Cat (female) developed a sore over her left eye. About 4 months ago I noticed a small pimple like sore over her eye. It has continued to grow (see images) over time. The sore doesn't seem to have an affect on her behavior. I can touch it, and she doesn't recoil or indicate any pain. She doesn't scratch it or rub it. Her eating habits are the same, and she is playful and seems happy.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/bird/health-care/sore-over-cats-eye#comments Health & Care Fri, 25 Feb 2011 23:03:22 +0000 jerryhoz 183852 at http://mypetsmart.com URGENT! CAT HAIR BALL PROBLEM http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/urgent-cat-hair-ball-problem <p>NEED ADVICE REGARDING HAIRBALL PROBLEM. WANT HELPFUL SUGGESTIONS FOR URGENT PROBLEM.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/urgent-cat-hair-ball-problem#comments Health & Care Sun, 03 Oct 2010 22:17:36 +0000 micheleH 172706 at http://mypetsmart.com Dog Food http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/dog-food <p>Any one who can tell me whether dog can be fed with human cooked meat such as pork and/or pork bones in small pieces?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/dog-food#comments Health & Care Fri, 01 Oct 2010 21:35:13 +0000 concho 172703 at http://mypetsmart.com Which type of crate should I buy? http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/which-type-of-crate-should-i-buy <p>I am getting a soft coated wheaten puppy soon and am looking at which type of crate to buy. We won't be traveling with him at all by air and our house is pretty quiet (no kids). I've seen the pros and cons of wire and plastic ones - which one does everyone recommend?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/which-type-of-crate-should-i-buy#comments Health & Care Mon, 20 Sep 2010 22:54:33 +0000 slh1980 172694 at http://mypetsmart.com My new kittens http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/my-new-kittens <p>My cat Baby girl just had 3 kittens 5 weeks ago and 2 of them are just huge and one of them is very tiny any bony. I have been supplementing her with formula and every time she eats it comes out of her nose. She is very active she runs and chases after me and plays all the time, but I worry about her being so small, and when I say small I mean she is about 1/4 the size of the other 2 but she also started out way smaller. I just wondered if anyone out there has had this happen to one of their kittens. Thanks</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/my-new-kittens#comments Health & Care Fri, 10 Sep 2010 03:49:59 +0000 Dolphinlover70 172342 at http://mypetsmart.com Rash on my Pitbull http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/rash-on-my-pitbull <p>I took in a female bluenose pitbull whom is about a year old. She's really shy and has like a rash on her back that is spreading all over her body and seems to be making her go bald in the areas she has it. Can anyone recommend some kind of over the counter medicine that I can use on her. I am going to take her to the vet but thought maybe someone on here can help me eventhough I have a appiontment set for her. I try taking her out for walks but she won't come out and when she sees kids she hides because she's afraid. How can I help her get out of the stage she's in?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/rash-on-my-pitbull#comments Health & Care Wed, 08 Sep 2010 23:52:26 +0000 natenraya 172685 at http://mypetsmart.com smell http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/smell <p>I will have a rabbit but I am worried about the smell problem. How to solve this?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/smell#comments Health & Care Mon, 06 Sep 2010 19:58:51 +0000 my work 172605 at http://mypetsmart.com Veiled Chameleons http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/veiled-chameleons <p>I had gotten my boyfriend a Veiled Chameleon about a month ago and this morning we decided it was time to do a full clean out of the tank. When we moved "Slim" into the smaller habitat he immediately began freaking out and changing into I'm guessing are his distressed colors. We cleaned his tank as quickly as possibly thinking he'd be fine when we put him back in, but for about an hour now hes just been lying on the bottom of the tank and not really moving his back legs.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/veiled-chameleons#comments Health & Care Sun, 08 Aug 2010 21:41:07 +0000 Rorran 172668 at http://mypetsmart.com frontline side effects http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/frontline-side-effects <p>My 2 year old boxer who has had severe allergic reactions to vaccinations had a similar reaction to Frontline last week so I just wanted to post this in case it might help someone else. Within a couple of hours of application she began to cough, choke and hives sprung up. I washed off the frontline, gave her benadryl and within a couple of hours she was much improved. 12 hours later she was fine without any follow up benadryl.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/frontline-side-effects#comments Health & Care Sun, 01 Aug 2010 23:00:13 +0000 hopemama 172660 at http://mypetsmart.com special cat foods http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/special-cat-foods <p>We have five cats all with food issues i.e. allergies to glutin. I have the following questions:</p> <p>For years we have purchased cat foods with no wheat, rice, barley, or oatmeal, corn or any similar products. Of course these foods are very expensive and now that we have been reduced to a one income family it is hard to maintain the dietary needs due to cost. If cats are allegeric to glutin, which is I assume wheat glutin, would the same allergies carry over to rice, barley and other type of foods?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/special-cat-foods#comments Health & Care Sat, 31 Jul 2010 18:20:50 +0000 mbblack1 172659 at http://mypetsmart.com Took a dog who was not being taken care of http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/took-a-dog-who-was-not-being-taken-care-of <p>Hi there, I'm a new pet owner due to some not so good circumstances. About 8 months ago, I adopted my dog "Soso" from my neighbor due to my neighbor not paying much attention to the puppy. I had to leave on a trip for nine months so i had to give him to my cousin. I thought he would take good care of him. Now I'm back and see that the dog is not trained,not groomed, only has the first shots that I gave him when I first got him. And has not had much human or animal contact. So I have taken my 1 year old dog back. And I am going to take care of him.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/took-a-dog-who-was-not-being-taken-care-of#comments Health & Care Thu, 29 Jul 2010 14:50:44 +0000 jcas08 172656 at http://mypetsmart.com Old ACL injury and lame leg/adoption http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/old-acl-injury-and-lame-legadoption <p>For 10 days we are fostering a Border Collie from our County Animal Control.<br /> She is almost the sweetest dog in the universe (my dog Abby is THE sweetest dog:)<br /> She was found in another county and they thought she had a gun shot wound.<br /> She was rushed to the vet and the vet found that the lame leg (hind left) was due to an old ACL injury. The injury is old enough that it can no longer be fixed and the leg has developed arthritis.<br /> Animal control asked if the leg needed to be amputated and the vet said that he saw no reason why it would be necessary.</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/old-acl-injury-and-lame-legadoption#comments Health & Care Thu, 29 Jul 2010 13:34:02 +0000 jessymoka 172655 at http://mypetsmart.com Dog not eating well http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/dog-not-eating-well <p>My 1 year old dog has not been eating right, he eats just a little, and very slowly... I have discarded the possibility of pain on his teeth, because he still gnaws on his toy bone, and he's not depressed either, because he's still playful and happy. What could be wrong?<br /> He's small/medium, and is of mixed breeds (mostly Cocker Spaniel).</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/dog-not-eating-well#comments Health & Care Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:57:31 +0000 Kiloku 172653 at http://mypetsmart.com My Agressive Puppy http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/my-agressive-puppy <p>My puppy is very agressive and if you're a person that's sitting by him, he'll chew on your body. It really hurts! I don't know what to do. I've tried the squirt bottle and he thinks it's a toy because whenever I squirt him with it, he trys to catch some in his mouth. I want him to know that biting people is a bad thing. Any suggestions of which I could to to stop this?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/my-agressive-puppy#comments Health & Care Tue, 27 Jul 2010 15:17:39 +0000 puppylovr07 172650 at http://mypetsmart.com Puppy eating plants http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/puppy-eating-plants <p>My puppy has been trying to get into a lot of plants lately. What do I do to stop this?</p> http://mypetsmart.com/community/message-boards/cats/care/puppy-eating-plants#comments Health & Care Tue, 27 Jul 2010 14:48:55 +0000 puppylovr07 172649 at http://mypetsmart.com