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Top 10 Cat Emergencies

Cats often become reclusive and hide when they are not feeling well, which makes knowing when they need to be seen by your veterinarian a challenge. They have unique signs of emergency conditions that often go unrecognized by owners. Some injuries are obvious, such as a cat with an open wound, while others have more subtle signs that can be equally dangerous if left untreated. Knowing signs of illness is crucial in determining when to seek emergency care for your cat. Below is a list of some of the most common cat emergencies and their signs. Urethral Obstruction This is Continue Reading

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Dental health is a very important part of your pet’s overall health, and dental problems can cause, or be caused by, other health problems. Your pet’s teeth and gums should be checked at least once a year by your veterinarian to check for early signs of a problem and to keep your pet’s mouth healthy. What is veterinary dentistry, and who should perform it? Veterinary dentistry includes the cleaning, adjustment, filing, extraction, or repair of your pets’ teeth and all other aspects of oral health care. These procedures should be performed by a veterinarian or a board-certified veterinary dentist. Subject Continue Reading

Companion Laser Therapy for Pets of Cropwell and Pell City

Is your pet suffering from arthritis or any other painful condition? Although there are many treatment options available to treat arthritis, not all of them provide fast and effective results. Pell City Animal Hospital in Cropwell, AL is pleased to offer Companion Laser Therapy, a non-invasive, drug-free treatment option that provides rapid, effective pain management for dogs and cats. What Is Pet Laser Therapy? Laser therapy is an FDA-approved technique that uses deep-penetrating, non-thermal light to accelerate the natural healing process, stimulating the body to heal from within. In addition to providing pain relief, pet laser therapy can be used Continue Reading