Fungal infections can have a major impact on the overall health of your feline friend. In today's post, our West Salem vets explain some of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for fungal infection in cats.
A dog's skin is their largest organ that when combined with their coat, makes up 12% of the average dog's body weight. What you may not know is that your dog's daily nutrition can have a significant impact on the health and condition of their skin and coat. Here, our West Salem vets explain the relationship between your dog's skin, coat, and their diet.
Gum disease and tooth decay are problematic for dogs. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Today our West Salem vets share some tips on how to keep your dog's teeth clean and their mouth healthy.
We often see dogs with "hot spots" or allergic dermatitis. Dogs often develop these skin conditions when they are exposed to an allergen. In this post, our West Salem vets discuss ways you can recognize the different types of allergic dermatitis in dogs and how they are treated.
Our West Salem vets are seeing a rise in diabetes cases in our feline patients. Left untreated this condition can threaten your cat's quality of life, and longevity. Here are some things pet parents should look out for, as well as treatments available for cats with diabetes.
Tooth decay and gum disease are as problematic and painful for dogs as they are for people. That's why cleaning your dog's teeth and professional dental care should be a part of your dog's annual preventive healthcare. Our West Salem vets explain how to clean your dog's teeth and prevent oral health issues from developing.
Just like people, cats can suffer from skin allergies that can leave the feeling itchy and uncomfortable. If your cat is scratching uncontrollably it's time for a trip to the vet. Our West Salem vets explain the causes of cat skin allergies, and what you should do to help your cat feel better.
Thanks to advancements in veterinary care, pet nutrition, diet development, and accessibility to information for pet owners, our senior cats are living far longer than before. Today, our West Salem vets talk about what to age your cat is considered a senior and how you can keep them feeling young.