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Is Cat Vomiting Normal?

Sarah Myers

Many people have probably witnessed their cat vomiting and thought nothing of it besides, “Gross! Hairball!”. Well, be cautious to not simply brush it off if your cat is regularly vomiting. Chronic vomiting in cats is not to be taken lightly and could be the sign of a serious health problem.

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Can I Prevent Osteoarthritis in my Pet?

Sarah Myers

Osteoarthritis is the most conventional type of arthritis in dogs. It actually affects a quarter of the dog population. Osteoarthritis results from loss of articular cartilage that covers and protects the ends of the bones in the joints. New bone formation around the joint can also occur. This is due to the increase of instability and inflammation inside the joints. This is painful for dogs. This disease occurs due to developmental orthopedic diseases affecting the hips, elbow, and stifle. Osteoarthritis can be influenced by genetics, age, bodyweight, gender, exercise, diet, and obesity.

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Whipworms, tapeworms, trichinella, oh my?

Sarah Myers

Intestinal parasites are a common health issue in dogs. Many are familiar with external pests/parasites such as fleas and ticks, but not many people know that intestinal parasites can cause extensive health problems, too. Intestinal parasites live inside your pet’s G.I. tract and include roundworms, hookworms, whipworms, tapeworms, trichinella, giardia, toxoplasma, and different protozoa.

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