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Ask the Vet: Mailbag Edition

In this post, we’ll be continuously updating and adding in questions we’ve gotten from readers, answered by Dr. Jennifer Coates, DVM. If you have a question, drop us a line at info@petnewsdaily.com and we may feature it here in the mailbag! Question Hi, Can you provide tips on the best cat food bowls for messy […]

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Why Does My Cat’s Meow Sound Weak and Raspy?

Cats speak volumes through both body language and vocalization. Some breeds are loquacious, such as the Siamese, while others are more spare with words. More than 21 distinct types of vocalizations have been identified in the domestic cat, expressing the range from fear to contentment. So when your gregarious little greeter gives you a weak welcome, […]

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How Do I Treat Cherry Eye in My Dog?

Did you know that your dog, and many other mammals, have a third eyelid? The third eyelid, also known more formally as the nictitating membrane, is essential for production of the tear film and protection of the eye. This small triangular structure can be seen in the inner corner of your dog’s eyelid, especially if […]

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Why Is My Dog’s Face Swollen?

Dogs make wonderful companions and indeed are “man’s best friend.” Surveys have found that 6.4 million homes in the United States have dogs as pets, and there are close to 90 million dogs in the country. Most people feel that their dogs are part of the family. Dogs have moved from backyard pets into our […]

What to Do if You Find Blood in Your Cat's Stool?

6 Things to Know if There’s Blood In Your Cat’s Stool

If you find blood in your cat’s stool, a veterinary visit is in order.  There are numerous causes, some are serious, some are minor.  Either way, a veterinary appointment and thorough physical examination are essential if you observe blood in your cat’s stool. 1. Know What Is Normal Dyschezia, meaning painful or difficult defecation, may […]