What are the Most Common Cat Skin Issues?

Written by Dr. Melinda J. Mayfield-Davis, DVM, WCHP-AH | Featured on Vetericyn.com

Cats scratch and clean themselves all the time. You, as a normally distracted human being, probably don’t pay any more attention to their occasional itches than to their hairballs. But if you notice your animal companion is frequently scratching or continually grooming . . . → Read More: What are the Most Common Cat Skin Issues?

First-Aid Tricks for Pet Emergencies

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You’re probably prepared in case a member of your family cuts himself or gets injured. But do you know what to do if your pet chokes on a bone or has a seizure?

Knowing some basic pet first-aid techniques could mean the difference between life and death. Here are some . . . → Read More: First-Aid Tricks for Pet Emergencies

10 Facts About Ticks

Sure, we all know ticks are a nuisance, but do you really know what they are and what they can do? Here are 10 facts about ticks that you probably didn’t know.

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Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs and Cats

Article by Anita Patel | Article Featured on Veterinary Experts

Can I cure atopic dermatitis?

In one word “No”, but you can manage the condition successfully. Atopic dermatitis in dogs and cats can be compared to asthma in people. Asthma can’t be cured but it can be managed; and just like asthma the management . . . → Read More: Management of Atopic Dermatitis in Dogs and Cats

This Disorder Looks Like Dirt, but Can Feel Intensely Painful

Cats differ from other animals in too many ways to count, including some of the disorders they acquire. One example is hyperesthesia, a bizarre condition known in layman’s terms as rippling or rolling skin syndrome, or twitchy cat syndrome. And then there’s hepatic lipidosis, also called fatty liver syndrome, which is a very serious . . . → Read More: This Disorder Looks Like Dirt, but Can Feel Intensely Painful