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Posted on 16 May 2018

Arsenic Poisoning in Cats

What is arsenic poisoning?Arsenic poisoning is the accidental ingestion, skin contact, or inhalation of products containing a toxic dose of arsenic. Arsenic is a metal-like substance found naturally in rocks, soil, and water, but usually in very small, harmless amounts."Today, the most common cause of arsenic poisoning in cats is ingestion of ant baits...

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Posted on 16 May 2018

A Cleaner, Greener Home for Your Pets

Here are a few ways you can create a cleaner, greener home for you and your pet:. Reduce the impact eliminations have on the environment. This topic is no fun, but it's an important one. Dogs and cats have to ?go" and it's up to us to monitor their bodily functions and to provide suitable outlets for nature's call. Dogs usually eliminate outside. If you...

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Posted on 16 May 2018

Abscesses in Cats

The simple description of an abscess is a ?pocket of pus" located somewhere in the body. Abscesses are typically described anatomically by where they are located, for instance, a tooth root abscess occurs at the tip of a tooth root, and a subcutaneous abscess occurs under the skin. Typically, an abscess appears suddenly as a painful swelling (if it is...

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Posted on 16 May 2018

Acepromazine

Why has my veterinarian prescribed this medicine?Acepromazine is used as a sedative and a pre-anesthetic agent. It also possesses the following properties: prevents vomiting, prevents muscle spasms, lowers blood pressure, alleviates itching as a result of skin irritation and decreases temperature.How do I give this medication? medicationsGive this...

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Posted on 16 May 2018

Acetaminophen (Tylenol) Poisoning Alert for Dogs and Cats

Acetaminophen (Tylenol®, Paracetamol, APAP, N-acetyl-p-aminophenol) is a pain relief and fever-reducing medicine people use for many types of pain. It's a popular over-the-counter oral medication used alone or in ?combination" medications for headaches, pain, colds, flu and menstrual discomfort. It's often combined with other drugs including aspirin,...

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