Death can be difficult to children to understand and it can be equally difficult as an adult to know what to say or do to help a child say goodbye to a beloved dog. There are things you can do to help your child deal with dog loss and cope effectively. There are also things you should never do or say to a child when losing a dog.
Feline Vaginal Discharge Vaginal discharge is the appearance of liquid material (other than urine) from the labia of the vulva (the external female genitals) of cats. Vaginal discharge may be clear and watery (serous), bloody, thick and gray (mucousy), yellow/green (purulent), or dark green/black (after giving birth).
How to Create a Safe Medicine Cabinet for Your Dog Most of us keep a variety of medicines at home for those occasions when we are sick or injured, but did you know there are some important medicines to keep on hand if your dog is not well? Here are some of the commonly used items you should have on hand in your dog's medicine chest.
Overview of Mitotane for Dogs Mitotane, also known as Lysodren® or o’p’DDD, is prescribed for the medical treatment of canine hyperadrenocorticism or Cushing's disease. The adrenal glands, located near the kidneys, produce a number of important hormones. One of these is cortisol (cortisone).
Overview of Feline Vestibular Disease The vestibular system is primarily responsible for keeping the head and body in the correct orientation with respect to gravity. Below is an overview of Vestibular Disease in Cats followed by in-depth information about the diagnose and treatment of this condition.
Overview of Canine Testicular Torsion Testicular torsion is a condition in which the spermatic cord undergoes rotation, leading to infarction or death of the tissue caused by a lack of blood supply to the testicle. It is most commonly associated with an enlarged, cancerous abdominal or undescended testicle.