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Does Your Newborn Kitten Have An Eye Infection?

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At around two weeks of age, a kitten’s top and bottom eyelids will separate and their eyes will open. If you’re caring for a litter of kittens, it’s important to be aware of signs that point to an eye infection, as eye infections are a common type of bacterial infection in newborn kittens. The cornea or the conjunctiva can become infected as a result of bacteria in the kitten’s living environment or due to the mother having a vaginal infection at the time of giving birth. Read More»

Why Your Dog Needs an Annual Dental Check Up

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If you haven’t started dental exams for your dog, now’s the time to schedule an appointment. You might not realise this, but your dog needs annual dental exams just as much as you do. In fact, they may need those exams more than you do. That’s because they can’t tell you when they’re experiencing dental problems. As a result, those annual exams are the only way to diagnose cavities and decay. Read More»

Act Quickly: 4 Steps To Take If Your Pet Is Bitten By A Snake

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If your pet spends time outdoors, there’s a good chance that they could suffer a snake bite. If they do, you need to be ready to act quickly. Snake bites can be deadly for pets, especially if they don’t receive the proper treatment, which begins with you. If your pet is bitten by a snake, here are four steps that you need to take immediately.  Make Note of Identifying Features Read More»