Pet Health

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Cats allowed outside are more likely to get into fights which can lead to abscesses

Treatment options for your cat’s abscess

(By: Dr. Dym)

Because of the territorial nature of cats, as well as often the desire to hunt and defend their territories against other kitties, one of the most common injuries seen in feline medicine is the development of an abscess, most commonly
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Veterinary oncology has advanced over the years

My pet was just diagnosed with cancer–what do I do now?

(By: Dr. Dym)

The first thing for an animal guardian to do is to question their veterinarian and make sure the diagnosis has been accurate. In order to have a definitive diagnosis of most cancers, it is important to look at a sample
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Excessive itching can be a symptom of sarcoptic mange

Could your dog’s hair loss and itchiness be caused by mange?

(By: Dr. Dym)

One of the most feared diagnoses in veterinary dermatology is when a pet is diagnosed with mange. There are two common types of mange seen in small animal medicine. Fortunately, both can be readily and easily treated in the vast
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Learn easy ways to keep your senior pet happy and healthy

What you can do to keep your senior pet healthy

(By: Dr. Dym)

As our pets age, there are several important health tips to help keep senior pets healthy. Certainly, at least twice-yearly veterinary exams are recommended, as physical exam findings and health can change rapidly in aging pets, which can be picked
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