Archive | Cats

Dental Disease is REAL

Often we forget that animals are susceptible to the same kinds of diseases as humans, and in some cases even more so. This is the case with periodontal disease. In fact, periodontal disease is the most common clinical condition affecting adult pets, despite the fact that it is almost entirely preventable. Most pets with painful […]

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February is Pet Dental Health Month

February is Pet Dental Health Month, and it’s a perfect time to start the year off right by providing good dental care for your pet. Dental or periodontal disease can lead to many serious health and medical issues if left untreated. And untreated dental disease can be very painful for your pet and can even […]

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Helping Your Cat with Arthritis

A diagnosis of arthritis in your cat can feel devastating and even overwhelming. After all, we know that arthritis is a progressive, degenerative disease that will worsen over time. By most estimates, 90% of cats over age 10 are affected by arthritis, making it one of the most common chronic diseases they face. Once a […]

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Caring for the Senior Cat

There are now more pet cats than dogs in the North America. Improved nutrition, prevention of infectious disease and advances in veterinary medical care have resulted in pets living longer and healthier lives. In North America, over the last ten years there has been a 15% increase in cats over ten years of age and […]

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Adopt A Senior Pet Month

Here at Animal Medical Clinic, we love our senior pets—that’s why we are thrilled that November is Adopt a Senior Pet Month! If you’ve been thinking about adding a four-legged-friend to your family, consider opening your home and your heart to an older dog or cat in need.  While small kittens and puppies may be […]

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All About Seniors

Thanks to better care, pets are living longer now than they ever have before – but as pets get older, they need extra care and attention.    We need to be proactive about identifying and managing disease problems early in senior pets in order to increase longevity and quality of life. Regular veterinary examinations can detect […]

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Four Common Types of Pet Cancer

According to the National Cancer Institute (NCI), the top five cancers in people are breast cancer in women, prostate cancer in men, followed by lung cancer, colon/rectal cancer, and melanoma in both sexes. When it comes to our pets, there’s no national organization that tracks the occurrence of cancer. We do know that many common […]

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