I Young puppy of company image by Franco DI MEO from Fotolia.comVaccinations are vital to your puppy’s health. However, your puppy’s vaccination schedule may vary based on other factors, such as his size or his dam.Core VaccinesCanine distemper, parvovirus, CAV-2 for hepatitis, and rabies vaccines are all core vaccines.
I George Doyle/Stockbyte/Getty ImagesIf you think you can leave your cat home alone while going on vacation, think again. Would you enjoy staying home alone without anyone to talk to or play with? To have a guilt- and worry-free vacation, make simple adjustments so your cat is a happy camper while you& 39;re away.
Parakeets suffering unusual droppings or vomiting may have gastrointestinal problems. Check Charlie underneath daily, as clogging is a serious problem, and take him to the vet if he& 39;s ill for more than 24 hours.Bacterial InfectionsBacterial infections cause most upset tummies in parakeets. Green, mucusy, bubbly, sticky or scanty droppings are signs of bacterial infection.
The purpose of vaccinations is to prevent disease. At this time, the majority of vaccines are made to combat viruses. Prior to vaccines, people and pets frequently died from viral infections. Through scientific advancement and understanding of viruses and the immune system, vaccines have been developed.
I Thinkstock Images/Comstock/Getty ImagesSome people who believe they& 39;re allergic to cats are actually allergic to the litter and not the pet -- good news for animal lovers everywhere. Luckily, litter allergies are easily managed by switching to a hypoallergenic litter, isolating the allergen and taking steps to minimize allergen exposure.
I Jupiterimages/Photos.com/Getty ImagesIf your cocker spaniel& 39;s tear stains are clear or reddish-brown, he& 39;s probably not suffering from an eye infection. Don& 39;t panic -- most times, a tear stain is just cosmetic -- but contact your vet if your dog& 39;s eye appears irritated.Blocked Tear DuctsBlocked tear ducts commonly cause tear stains in cocker spaniels.