When it comes to X-rays, most people think that they're just useful for looking at the bones in the body. While this is a useful purpose for them, X-rays can catch other things, too. If your veterinarian is suggesting that your cat should have X-rays because they've been vomiting, this is why. Blockage One of the potential causes for vomiting that an X-ray can detect is a gastrointestinal blockage. This is a problem where something—usually a foreign body, like hair or a rubber band—gets swallowed by your cat. [Read More]
Reptiles Can Be Great Pets For Kids
If your child is asking you for a pet and you think that a reptile would be best, then the next decision will be what kind of reptile. Here is helpful information on various reptiles that make good options for children. Box turtles – Box turtles can make a good choice of pet for a child. However, you want to make sure you have their living environment all set up for them before you bring one home. [Read More]
Should You Board Your Dog?
If you are going to be away from home for a while, then you should consider whether keeping your dog at a boarding facility is better than keeping them home and having someone check in on them. Here is some information to make your decision a bit easier. Your dog won't be so anxious If you have a dog who gets anxious when you are gone, then being at a boarding facility may be easier on them. [Read More]