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GROOMING YOUR BIRD

Be sure that your bird is healthy enough to be groomed and that you are comfortable performing the procedures. Safely grooming your bird may require two people – one person to hold the bird, and one person to perform the grooming. It’s okay to leave grooming to the professionals! Ask your veterinary team what grooming […]

GETTING A PET SITTER

Finding a pet sitter who you like and trust may take time, so begin your search long before your trip. To find a pet sitter, ask your veterinarian, favorite pet store, or pet-owning friends for a referral. You can also check the two major professional pet-sitting organizations—the National Association of Professional Pet Sitters (www.petsitters.org) and […]

FOLLOW-UP EXAMINATION

A follow-up examination is a physical examination that is usually performed a few weeks after the initial examination. The examination is scheduled to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment, assess healing after a surgical procedure, or monitor the progression of a disease. In addition to the examination, diagnostic tests, such as blood tests or radiography (obtaining […]

FOLLOW-UP EXAMINATION

A follow-up examination is a physical examination that is usually performed a few weeks after the initial examination. The examination is scheduled to evaluate the effectiveness of treatment, assess healing after a surgical procedure, or monitor the progression of a disease. In addition to the examination, diagnostic tests, such as blood tests or radiography (obtaining […]

FIRST AID AND YOUR PET

One: Remain calm and try to keep your pet calm. Approach your pet with caution. An animal in pain may bite or scratch. Two: If some sort of stabilization is possible (for example, direct pressure to slow down bleeding), try it—ideally while on the way to the veterinarian. If this is not possible, just get […]

EXOTIC PET FECAL TESTING

Fecal testing is the recommended method for diagnosing gastrointestinal (GI) parasite infections. GI parasites can cause serious illness in exotic pets. Your veterinarian can recommend medications to treat most GI parasites. Your veterinarian can recommend a schedule for checkups and fecal testing that can help protect your exotic pet from dangerous GI parasites. What Are […]

EXOTIC PET FECAL TESTING

Fecal testing is the recommended method for diagnosing gastrointestinal (GI) parasite infections. GI parasites can cause serious illness in exotic pets. Your veterinarian can recommend medications to treat most GI parasites. Your veterinarian can recommend a schedule for checkups and fecal testing that can help protect your exotic pet from dangerous GI parasites. What Are […]

EXAMINATION AND RABIES VACCINE

Regular examinations are essential to maintaining your pet’s health. A thorough physical examination checks every major body system. Periodic vaccine risk assessments help ensure that your pet is properly immunized against infectious diseases. Rabies is a deadly disease that is generally fatal in all species. Vaccination against rabies is required by law in most states. […]