Upper respiratory infections are very common and frustrating problems in feline medicine, especially in outdoor cats and in cats from shelter and cattery environments. While many veterinarians routinely treat these cats with systemic antibiotics, the major cause of most upper respiratory infections is viruses such as calici and rhinotracheitis virus. While antibiotics (such as Clavamox,… [Read more]
Which dog and cat breeds live the longest?
Having a long life with your pet is important to you. Like all great pet parents, you are always feeding your dog or cat high-quality food, giving your pet supplements to stave off future problems, and making sure your pet has enough exercise to live a long and happy life. However, the truth is, the… [Read more]
Is it important to take your cat to the vet?
One of the biggest mistakes that many feline guardians make is assuming that because most cats are kept indoors away from contact with other animals and/or infectious diseases, that they still do not need regular exams and check-ups. While immunizations are important, especially when cats are younger, it is equally important to take cats for… [Read more]