Remember when “Casual Friday” meant wearing slacks and a shirt with no tie? The formality of the workplace has given way to a more relaxed, friendly atmosphere - and that change has extended to many companies welcoming dogs, cats and other pets to the office. Now, many offices even celebrate “Take Your Dog to Work Day”, a summer Friday where coworkers bring their dogs in to introduce them to their work friends and new dog friends.
Blood typing is a test that determines the blood type of a dog or other animal. Like people, dogs and cats have different blood types. Blood typing can be crucial prior to a blood transfusion and determining the blood type can help reduce the risk of transfusion reactions. Since blood types do not change, this test is only needed once in a pet's life, as long as the results are recorded and readily available should future transfusions be needed.
How to Create a Safe Medicine Cabinet for Your Dog Most of us keep a variety of medicines at home for those occasions when we are sick or injured, but did you know there are some important medicines to keep on hand if your dog is not well? Here are some of the commonly used items you should have on hand in your dog's medicine chest.
I was asking some vet friends about common misconceptions and old wives tales. We hear them all the time. This was one that came to the top of the list. Some people are under the misconception (or they have been given the wrong information) that when they acquire their puppies or dogs they have already been given all the vaccines they need - for life.
Below is information about the structure and function of the feline brain and spinal cord. We will tell you about the general structure of the brain and spinal cord, how the brain and spinal cord works, common diseases that affect the brain and spinal cord, and common diagnostic tests performed in cats to evaluate the brain and spinal cord.
A common cause of dog owners' frustration is when their pooch gets into the litter box or litter pan and eats the kitty litter. Many dogs absolutely love doing this and may even “stalk” the cat box, waiting for the cat to exit. In fact, it is so common for dogs to eat cat feces that many dog owners jokingly refer to it as a “doggie Tootsie Roll.