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Pilling the Unwilling: How to Get Your Pet to Take Medications

Uh-oh. Dread fills the pit of your stomach as the veterinarian hands over your cat’s medication. Not only does your cat have a chronic condition that requires lifelong treatment, but also the medication is in the most challenging form—pills. You vividly remember the last time you attempted to give your cat a flea-prevention pill.  She [...]

By |2019-09-22T17:22:04+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

Cats Need Regular Veterinary Care, Too

Only 47% of cat owners took their cat to the veterinarian in 2016, compared with 79% of dog owners, according to the 2017-2018 American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook. In the same year, less than half of cat owners took their pet to the veterinarian for routine or preventive health care, compared [...]

By |2019-08-15T20:58:55+00:00August 15th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

5 Important Facts About Feline Behavior

Trying to decipher your cat’s behavior can be daunting, but it doesn’t have to be. Many of the most common behavioral complaints can be explained, although finding the reasons may require some time and patience. Here are some important facts regarding feline behavior. Fact #1: Household soiling could indicate a medical concern Cat owners most [...]

By |2019-07-20T21:02:13+00:00July 20th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

What is Hospice for Dogs and Cats?

What Is Veterinary Hospice? Love Always Hospice care is commonly utilized in human medicine for people who have a life-limiting illness that is no longer responding to traditional, often intensive treatment.  Hospice care often involves transitioning to caring for the patient in their home rather than having them remain hospitalized. Many people do [...]

8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

We’re no strangers to insects in the south. But, did you know that 1 of every 18 dogs tested in Caddo Parish tests positive for heartworm disease? Louisiana’s accommodating climate for insect growth and reproduction makes parasite prevention a must for pets. Learn how to  protect your pet from heartworm disease in our latest blog [...]