Anxiety doesn’t only affect humans. Our pets can become anxious too, and if they do, this makes life pretty miserable for them. It can occur for many different reasons. Some animals have a natural genetic disposition to develop anxiety, others may have had a past trauma such as neglect which has caused them to become anxious. Medical issues, a lack of socialization and changes to the household such as a new baby can also trigger your pet to feel nervous, anxious or even scared.
Most of us know that if we notice blood in our urine or feces, we should arrange to see a doctor pretty promptly. But what if we notice our pet having the same problem? Should we be worried if we spot blood in our pet’s urine or bowel movements? Here is what you need to know about what seeing this symptom could mean and when you should arrange to speak to your veterinarian.
Have you noticed your dog dragging their butt across the ground lately? Are you wondering, ‘when should I be concerned if my dog has been scooting’ and looking for more information? The good news is that this is completely normal behavior for dogs with an itchy rear end. Even so, it can be cause for concern and may be a sign of a serious underlying issue requiring immediate veterinary attention. Let’s have a look at what you can look out for when your pup is scooting.
One of the most common misconceptions about veterinarians is that you only need to take your pet to visit your vet when you suspect that they are sick or in need of medical attention. However, any good veterinarian, in Carmel or otherwise, will offer a range of other important services that can benefit both you and your pet.
Veterinary science has come a long way over the last 15 years. One of the technological advancements gaining in widespread popularity is cold laser therapy. Cold laser therapy is a safe and effective non-invasive treatment for pets that helps to relieve and manage pain, boost the immune system, and expedite the healing process. But how is laser therapy used for pain management? Does it actually help your pet? Let’s have a look.