Parvo in Puppies

By |10:56 am|

Canine Parvo virus is a fatal disease that typically infects puppies and mortality can go as high as 91% if untreated.

The good news is that a simple vaccination protocol at around two months age can avoid this nemesis altogether. You can get the same administered by your local vet. Read […]

The Curious Case of Catty the Cat

By |2:23 pm|

Cats are furry little bundles of joy. Part of their charm is their ability to get into inaccessible places.

No place is too narrow or too high for these little bundles of mischief. While they seem to be able to get in and out of tight spots with great alacrity, sometimes they can get into too much trouble for their own good.

A few days back we had just such a visitor to our clinic- bloody nose, cracked palate and all, the furry feline came cuddled in the arms of its owner as if sheepishly smiling for the trouble it had gotten itself into. Catty, the cat had managed to jump off the fourth floor of his apartment chasing a pigeon. He was in some pain and had difficulty swallowing when he first came in. You know the irony of it all, Catty would have been better off falling from a taller place. Read on to unravel why. […]

10 Things Your Vet Wants You to Know About Pet Care

By |5:10 am|

veterinarian_dogTaking care of your first pet can be a bit overwhelming. They always seem to be finding trouble around the house. While some of these can be dismissed as a part of having a pet, a few precautions can make life easier for both you and your loved one. So here goes:

1. Quarterly Physical Exams are Vital

Just like humans, your pet can get heart problems, develop arthritis, or have a toothache. The best way to prevent such problems or  catch them early is to see your veterinarian every three months.

These vet visits should touch on nutrition and weight control, as well as cover recommended vaccinations, parasite control, dental exam, and health screenings.