Pet Medical Emergencies: 3 Treatments Implemented At Animal Hospitals For Heat Stroke

Pet ownership in the U.S. has continued to grow at exponential rates, with approximately 164 million households owning at least one pet. If you're a part of that statistic, it's crucial for you to be aware of the most common medical emergencies that your pet may experience. Heat stroke is one of the more common deadly killers and occurs when your pet's core body temperature exceeds 105 degrees. Heat stroke can cause severe organ damage, so it's important to get your pet to an animal hospital as soon as possible. Read More 

Exotic Emergencies: What To Do When Your Chinchilla Has a Broken Leg

Chinchillas are cute and soft, but also frighteningly delicate. When an accident happens, it's all too easy for your pet to be seriously injured. If you suspect your chinchilla has suffered an accident and broke its leg, you'll need to take action immediately. Here are some tips on what you can do to care for your pet throughout various stages of the recovery process. When You Discover the Injury Broken legs are most often caused by the paw getting stuck between small gaps in toys, ramps, or wire mesh. Read More 

The Dangers Of Wire Fences And What To Do If Your Horse Is Tangled

Even though modern horse fences are moving away from wire -- both smooth and barbed -- you can still find yourself in a situation where your horse gets tangled up in the remains of a wire fence. Sometimes, horse properties have cut wires or skeins of wire partially buried in the grass, or horses can jump a fence and get tangled in wires on someone else's property. Either way, wire cuts can be very dangerous to your horse, so it is important that your respond properly in hopes to restore your horse to full health. Read More 

Dealing With Seizures In Dogs

Seizures do not just affect humans; they can also happen to canines. Seeing your dog fall to the ground and become unconscious can definitely be frightening. You hate to see your furry family member like that and want to do anything you can to help him. Although it is easy to panic, it is very important to stay calm and protect your dog from danger. This article will help you understand what you should do. Read More 

Identifying And Preventing Oral Health Problems In Dogs

It's not unusual for responsible pet owners to lack knowledge concerning the dental health of their furry friends. On average, dogs begin to show signs of deteriorating teeth and gums by the time they are four or five years old. Fortunately, there are many things that you can do at home to help ensure the good health of your canine companion. Following are several ways to identify oral health problems in dogs as well as how to keep your dog's teeth as healthy as possible. Read More