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cats with winter baldness

winter hair loss

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Winter temperatures can lead to indoor dryness and itchy skin. Pets are just like their owners and become dry and suffer moderate irritated skin. Resulting baldness and often sores will alarm pet owners. Veterinarians like us at Animal House Calls suggest lower indoor thermostats and using a ...
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a thinner christmas kitty

feline weight loss

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Some kitties lose weight for Christmas ( probably not). Others simply aren't up to eating as they should on account of health issues or dental problems.To diagnose these veterinary causes for weight loss, veterinary blood work in the form of a chemistry profile and  pet blood screen are usually ...
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child fends for herself

cats make great baby sitters

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start kids young with pet responsibility
Children start at young ages to understand pet behavior. They learn responsible training as well as play strategies with cats and dogs. An added advantage is that it is believed that infants and young children raised with cats and dogs suffer fewer allergies as well as less asthma.
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the day of one eyed cats for a house call vet!

can a kitty be happy with one eye asks animal house calls

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only one eye and couldn't care less.
We veterinarians see many illnesses which result in the need to remove a pet's eye. Corneal ulcerations, traumatic injuries, tumors and severe infections are not uncommon to veterinary patients.          At Animal House Calls, we see cats and dogs suffering eye damage which is either beyond ...
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The Elder Cat

feline old age care

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Older cats have a varied outlook for longevity and illness.                         Cosmos is in pretty good shape for 20 years old! An attentive and dedicated owner is key. Older cats need attention focused on their eating interest and ability. Kidney disease or even poor dental health can impair ...
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pee on target!

almost is not full credit!

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With our senior cats, like Zoe who is 17, finding the litter box with accuracy is not always easy. We generally put a bigger box with a flatter and much lower rim nearer the senior feline. This increases accurate aim! Other senior cognitive conditions also occur, but often this slight moderation ...
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happy holidays animal house calls friends

turkey day hello.

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Enjoy the holidays with at least three cute pets. The nurse is seeing an example here.
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holiday pet treats a bad idea!

keep turkey for yourself, owners...

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Come the holiday season, keep in mind we have a pet obesity issue as big ( pardon the pun) as the human epidemic.Do not feed excess holiday leftovers, preferably none. Remember feed the cat you want and not the cat you have. In other words, feed small low calorie food several times daily in small ...
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