If you are planning on traveling with your cat, you may have questions about how to do that without stress. Today, the Stoney Pointe Pet Hospital vets explain how to travel with a cat, without stress.
We know you'd love to stay home and snuggle with your pooch all day but it's just not feasible to be home all of the time. After all, you have work, school, and errands to take care of. So, how long can you leave your dog alone and what they will get up to while you are gone? Our Rochester vets explain.
Ear mites are a very common external parasite and are highly contagious among animals. Ear mites can irritate both the ears and skin of dogs and cats, leading to itching, scratching, and health issues down the road. These parasites are more common in cats than dogs and are relatively easy to treat. Here, our Rochester vets explain the symptoms, treatments, and causes of ear mites in cats.
The benefits of having your dog vaccinated typically far outweigh the risk of reactions to the vaccines. That said, some dogs do react to getting their shots. Here's more from our Rochester veterinarians on the most common reactions to vaccines in dogs, and what to do if your dog has a reaction.
Bordetella bronchiseptica in cats is a bacterium that can cause an upper respiratory illness. It is mostly a concern in environments where cats are maintained in large groupings, such as rescue shelters and some breeding houses. Antibiotics may successfully cure infections, and an effective vaccination is available in many areas. Today, our Rochester vets discuss cat bordetella and what you can do to spot and stop it.
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