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Pet Poison Prevention

Pet Poison Prevention

For more than 50 years and since its inception by Congress in 1961, the third week in March has been designated as National Pet Poison Prevention Week. This year it falls on March 17-23, and the veterinarians and toxicology experts at Pet Poison Helpline are urging everyone to remember the four-legged members of the family, as they are among the most vulnerable. “Twenty-four hours a day, seven d...

The Top 10 Cat Toxins – Pet Poison Helpline

The Top 10 Cat Toxins – Pet Poison Helpline

A few weeks ago I wrote about the top ten exposures that we have with our dog friends and now it is equal time for our feline friends. As I explained in my previous blog, we do these stats for a couple of reasons. First and foremost would be the educational aspect of gathering this information. We educate our staff and have monthly continuing education and a good deal of that time is dedicated to ...

Kitten Health Care Tips

Kitten Health Care Tips

When it comes to raising kittens, the philosophy is pretty similar to that of bringing up children. If you provide proper care and training when they’re young, it increases the odds they’ll grow up to be healthy, well-adjusted adults. So if you recently adopted a kitten, start incorporating this advice as soon as possible. Kitten Health Care requirements:Don’t Treat Your Kitten Like an Adult...

New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

New Pet? Pet-Proof Your Home

A new pet is not just cute, it’s also a big responsibility you need to take care of. That pesky puppy or curious kitten can find lots of ways to get itself into trouble, and pets don’t always know what can be bad for them to eat or drink. A pet’s safety always need to be a priority, but you’ll also want to take steps to on protecting your furniture, carpeting, and other thi...

Why Should I Neuter My Dog or Cat?

Why Should I Neuter My Dog or Cat?

Did you know that a spayed or neutered (sterilized) animal is usually better behaved?  Neutering your pet in Dubai has many benefits health and otherwise. We all know “accidents can happen” so why take the risk, get your beloved furry friend neutered.  The article below from Petfinder list many advantages. March is “Neuter Your Pet Month” at British veterinary hospital  10% of...

(FIV) or Feline Immunodeficiency Virus in Cats

(FIV) or Feline Immunodeficiency Virus in Cats

A disease that all cat owners in Dubai should be concerned with is Feline immunodeficiency virus or FIV.  It is sometimes incorrectly referred to as Feline AIDS. The complex retrovirus found in domestic cats is an infectious disease known as feline immunodeficiency virus or FIV for short. When the body has the inability to develop a normal immune response, immunodeficiency is the medical term t...

Veterinary Hospital Dubai | Read These Helpful Tips About Proper Cat Care

Veterinary Hospital Dubai | Read These Helpful Tips About Proper Cat Care

Cats are very interesting animals and you will love yours right away if you decide to adopt one. If you own a cat, you must learn as much as possible about caring for your pet so that it can lead a long and happy life. The following article will help you learn the answers to the most important questions new cat owners have. Be sure to have your pet cat spayed or neutered by the time it is six mont...

Dubai Veterinarian: Common Diseases That Can Affect Your Cat

Dubai Veterinarian: Common Diseases That Can Affect Your Cat

As a responsible cat owner in Dubai, it is important to have an idea of what diseases may affect your cat. Cats can be affected by many diseases—infectious and non-infectious. Although there are certain diseases that cannot be prevented, most common diseases in cats can be prevented by vaccination, proper nutrition, regular grooming and health check-ups. Common diseases that can affect your cat ...

Dubai Pet Health | How to Keep Your Cat or Dog from Becoming Overheated

Dubai Pet Health | How to Keep Your Cat or Dog from Becoming Overheated

How to Protect Your Pet from Heat Exhaustion in Dubai During summer or hot days in Dubai, overheating (heat exhaustion) and heat stroke is common.  As a pet owner, it is important to know how to protect your pet from heat exhaustion in Dubai and know the signs and symptoms, risk factors, and situations when overheating can occur. How can my pet become overheated? Pets become overheated as a resul...

Tips For A Healthy Cat in Dubai

Tips For A Healthy Cat in Dubai

If you love your cat you’ll want to know how to keep your cat as healthy as possible. There are many different things that could come into play and be dangerous to your cat’s health, so it’s important to know what to look for to keep your cat healthy her entire life. The typical house cat will go through three main life stages. The exact duration of each stage varies between differen...

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