Healing From Neutering: Here’s What To Expect

If your dog has recently undergone neutering surgery, there are many things you should know about their recovery process. Your veterinarian will have sent your pet home with postsurgical instructions, but most people have questions. Here are a few things you should know about your dog's recovery.  The Site On the day of the surgery, you will notice that your dog is quite swollen at the site of the surgery. He may have some bleeding, and will probably be very interested in the area. Read More 

Ways to Successfully Boost Your Confidence During a Veterinary Internship

The internship component of your veterinary school education allows you to take what you've learned in the classroom and apply it in a clinic environment. This is an opportunity to develop your skills as you work toward full-time employment following the completion of your degree. Even though you've learned a lot in your program, being in a real-world environment for the first time can sometimes be daunting—you may notice that the confidence you had at the start of the first day has begun to wane. Read More 

Tips And Tricks For Giving Subcutaneous Fluids To Your Cat

Giving subcutaneous fluids to your cat can be intimidating, but it's something that pet owners can master with practice. If you're new to this, here are some tips and tricks for making giving subcutaneous fluids more effective, and ensuring that your cat is getting the most out of them. Needle Up If you have a moment, take out a needle and take a close look at it. Turn it over until you find the hole. Read More 

Ear Care for Dogs

There are some dogs that are more at risk of ear problems because of the natural design of their ears. For example, cocker spaniels are at higher risk of ear infections because they have long floppy ears with hair inside of them. Their ears trap a lot of humidity and create an environment where bacteria can grow, and ear infections can be major concerns. This article will offer you care instructions for dealing with different types of ears and how to spot problems. Read More 

3 Things You Should Know About Getting A Toy Dog

If you're considering adding a new canine companion to your household, you're probably considering several different breeds. If you're like many people, you may be enchanted by the cute, appealing appearance of toy breeds as well as like the idea of sharing your home with a smaller furry friend instead of a big dog. However, toy breeds have different needs than their standard-sized canine counterparts, and they aren't necessarily the best choice for everyone. Read More