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Feb 21
Normal Bowel Patterns After Surgery
21 Feb, 2019. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
If you have a pet that has recently had surgery, you have probably pondered the same question that a lot of pet owners have contemplated: “When will my pet poop again?” Or, “Why hasn’t my pet pooped after having surgery?” Understanding the normal changes that take place for a recent patient can help guide a pet owner to know which symptoms are normal, and which could be cause for concern. Here, we will take a look at the bowel patterns of a pet who has received surgery as well as some natural and effective ways to stimulate a bowel movement…
Feb 7
Dog Tear Stains
7 Feb, 2019. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
If you have the pleasure of owning a lighter colored or white canine, chances are- you have had a run in with dog tear stains. You have probably even wondered why they happen and whether or not there is any way to stop them from happening. Here, we are going to take a look at what dog tear stains are, why they happen, and some natural ways to take care of them. What are tear stains? The medical term for tear stains is “epiphora”- which actually stands for “watery eyes.” No matter how happy a pup is, tear stains can…
Jan 24
Why does my cat knead?
24 Jan, 2019. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
If you are a cat parent, you probably enjoy and appreciate the many behaviors and traits of the feline way. Cats are not only entertaining, but some of their behaviors are so intriguing that you can be left wondering- why do they do that? Amongst those many traits is the act of kneading. When a cat kneads, you will notice that they use their paws to in a rhythmic pushing movement. Some cats may extend their nails as they push then retract them as they pull back. Other cats may not use their claws at all. Although their techniques may…
Nov 18
Helpful Tips for Boarding Your Pet
18 Nov, 2018. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
The holidays are upon us! This time of year is always an enjoyable one. Especially if you have plans to travel. Along with travel plans come the decisions of what to do with your pets. You may or may not have the opportunity to have your pets travel with you. But sometimes, it can be better to save your pets the hassle of traveling in the car or on a plane. You may consider having a pet sitter. Or you may choose to have your pet boarded. Boarding your pet may be a good option if you are seeking peace…
Nov 11
Should you let your cat go outside?
11 Nov, 2018. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
If you are a cat owner, chances are- you have thought about this question. It can be a difficult choice to make. On one hand, allowing your feline pal to go outside is a sure way to inspire their natural instincts and encourage exercise. It also helps with their emotional and mental health. However, indoor cats DO tend to have a longer lifespan. Remaining indoors greatly reduces the risk of wounds, contracting infections or becoming a victim of neighborhood traffic or predators. In the end, the decision is yours to make. Here, we will discuss the pros and cons of…
Nov 4
Ways to Help Your Pet Live Longer
4 Nov, 2018. 0 Comments. Pet advice, SVSS News. Posted By: swvetsurgery
As animal lovers, we all want our furry pals to live as long as possible. But until they come up with a permanent solution to death, we are forced to accept the inevitable- our pets will have to leave us some day. Watching a furbaby age isn’t always an easy task either, but with a few adjustments or realizations, we can help our pets live their longest and best life possible. Stop overfeeding. Overfeeding a pet can lead to a laundry list of health problems. Even though it can be somewhat inconvenient, it is important to have your pets on…
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