Millions of Americans adopted puppies during the COVID-19 pandemic and quarantine. If you are one of them, you may be wondering what kind of vaccinations your cute little buddy may need in the coming weeks and months. Read this blog to help you understand the necessity for these vaccines, the diseases that they protect against will be discussed, along with when that vaccine is due. Keep in mind that most dog parks, kennels, and dog-sitters require that your animal is completely vaccinated before they are able to offer their services.
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.
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.
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.
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.
If you have a moment, take out a needle and take a close look at it. Turn it over until you find the hole.
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.