Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Symptoms Checklist

What Is Hyperthyroidism in Cats? Hyperthyroidism is a common disease found mostly in older cats. Fewer than 6 percent of cases involve cats younger than 10 years of age. The average age of onset is between 12 and 13 years and it affects all breeds, both males and females, equally. Hyperthyroidism is a glandular disorder […]

Hydrocortisone For Treating Addison’s Disease in Animals

Hydrocortisone Hydrocortisone is a glucocorticoid steroid that is normally produced naturally in the body by the adrenal gland. It is a necessary hormone required for reducing inflammation in the body and for suppression of the immune system. Hydrocortisone is most commonly used in veterinary medicine to treat adrenal gland dysfunction, or Addison’s Disease, and to […]

Five Easy Ways to Get Your Cat to Lose Weight Now

Five Easy Ways to Get Your Cat to Lose Weight Now A fat cat can be very cute, but just as with humans, obesity and being overweight can be a very serious medical condition for a cat, leading to a variety of health ailments. Your veterinarian can tell you if your cat is overweight, but […]

Edetate Calcium Disodium for Treating Heavy Metal Poisoning in Animals

EDTA (Calcium Disodium) EDTA, otherwise known as Edetate Calcium Disodium, is a chelating agent used by veterinarians to treat lead poisoning and heavy metal toxicity in dogs, cats and other animal patients. Signs and Symptoms of Heavy Metal Poisoning Heavy metal poisoning will cause an animal to experience signs and symptoms that affect the neurological […]

Cancer in Dogs

Common Types of Cancer in Canines Are you afraid your dog might have cancer? This guide will help you learn more about the different types of cancer that are common in canines and what warning signs and symptoms to watch out for. Although cancer is the leading cause of death in dogs over ten years […]