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5 Tips for Caring for Your Pet Post-Surgery

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As one of the owners who choose to spay and neuter your pets, caring for your animals post-surgery is the next step. By creating a safe environment for your cat or dog’s recovery, as well as taking basic pet healthcare measures, you can ensure a speedy return to your pet’s normal routine.

  1. Be sure that your pet is wearing their e-collar. An Elizabeth collar, the cone that secures around your pet’s neck, is designed to prevent your animal from scratching or biting their incisions. Especially when you are not able to give your full attention to monitoring your pet, be sure that their collar is in place.
  2. Help your pet rest. Especially immediately after surgery, your pet will be drowsy from the anesthesia. They will need more sleep than they normally would as

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4 Tips for Keeping Your Indoor Cat Happy

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Americans love there pets. It has been estimated that there are at least 46.3 million American households with dogs and 38.9 million with cats. The American Pet Product Association has estimated that there are between 74 and 96 million pet cats around the country. Cat lovers will tell you that they struggle with certain decisions about living with a cat. One decision they have to make it whether or not they will let their cat friends go outside. Most veterinarians recommend people keep their cats inside but many people with cats have a hard time doing that.

There are a lot of good reasons to keep your cat inside that go beyond what the veterinary specialty center tells you. Cats are considered to be a lot like serial killers. They have an instinct to hunt and go after anything that they think is “

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What Is an Equine Infectious Anemia Virus?

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The vast majority of the average population have never heard of equine infectious anemia virus, and rightly so. It is a virus that infects horses, spread by biting insects, such as a deer fly, or a horse fly. It can also be spread through blood and other body fluids, as well as by contaminated surgical instruments. It is know that just on fifth of a teaspoon of blood when taken from an animal suffering from EIAV fever can spread the disease to another 10,000 horses. Horses that are being transported from other countries will be tested before entrance with an equine infectious anemia virus antibody test kit to determine whether or not this virus is living in their system.

Often, horses that have a chronic case of this virus will not display any symptoms at all.

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