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Matters of the Heart—Common Pet Heart Diseases

The heart rarely gets the credit it deserves—steadily beating away for the duration of our pets’ lives. The heart seems only to attract our attention when it’s abnormal—when it skips a beat, races, flutters, or stops. University Veterinary Hospital wants to help you learn about common pet heart diseases, so that you never take a [...]

By |2021-09-03T23:01:17+00:00September 3rd, 2021|Pet Care|0 Comments

Administering Medications: A Pet Owner’s Guide

Do you quiver with fear when you’re handed your pet’s prescription and told you need to administer the medication twice daily? Are you already mentally counting the scratches as you try to give your cat their antibiotics? If you’re familiar with these situations, you’re not alone. Many pet owners dread medicating their pets, especially because [...]

By |2021-07-16T15:28:49+00:00July 16th, 2021|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Hidden Dangers In Your Pet’s Poop: A Guide to Intestinal Parasites

When your furry pal gives you a big smooch on the lips, you likely think nothing of it, and simply wipe away the slobber. But, those sloppy kisses can contain intestinal parasites that commonly affect cats and dogs, and can be transmitted to other pets—and their owners—through the fecal-oral route (i.e., when ingestion of contaminated [...]

By |2021-06-16T19:06:16+00:00June 16th, 2021|Pet Safety|0 Comments

5 Ways to Enrich You Indoor Cat’s Environment

While routine feline veterinary care is at the forefront of their overall well-being, indoor cats have a special set of additional needs. As a species naturally inclined to prowl, climb, and predate, cats need opportunities to practice their special skills to feel fulfilled. Outdoor cats can easily apply these abilities, but they run the risk [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:24+00:00January 25th, 2021|Pet Care|0 Comments

Separation Anxiety: Diagnosis and Management

Separation anxiety is a psychological condition in which pets, usually dogs, become excessively stressed when their owners leave them alone. Affected dogs can display adverse behaviors, such as incessant barking, inappropriate elimination, and destructive activities, that can lead to neighbor complaints, animal control official visits, and significant property damage. Separation anxiety can be so severe [...]

By |2021-03-17T21:43:25+00:00December 23rd, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments