Post-Op Instructions for Spay or Neuter Surgery
After surgery, follow these instructions.
Pre-op Instructions for Spay or Neuter Surgery
Before surgery, follow these instructions.
Pyometra is a life-threatening infection of the uterus which requires emergency surgery. During surgery, the infected uterus and ovaries are removed.
Risks Associated with Declawing
Many people believe that declawing a cat is the best way to prevent inappropriate scratching, but declawing is not a quick fix, it is major surgery. Declawing removes the last bone of each toe to prevent the regrowth of the claw.
Separation Anxiety: Frequently Asked Questions
Dogs with separation anxiety exhibit behavior problems when they’re left alone. Typically, they’ll have a dramatic anxiety response within a short time (20-45 minutes) after their owners leave them.
Territorial Marking Behavior in Dogs and Cats
Dogs and cats are territorial animals. This means that they “stake out a claim” to a particular space, area, or object. They let other people and animals know about their claim by marking it with a variety of methods and at many levels of intensity.
TNR is a method in which cats are humanely trapped, evaluated, vaccinated, sterilized, ear-tipped, and returned to their outdoor home.
Vaccination plays an important role in the control of infectious diseases, both for an individual pet and the general population. Certain vaccinations are required, others are strongly encouraged, and some are only necessary depending on your pet's lifestyle.