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Cerenia For Motion Sickness In Dogs

Cerenia For Motion Sickness In Dogs

I can relate. Many dogs suffer from motion sickness when riding in an automobile. As an avid bass fisherman, I don’t have any trouble when on inland waters, but cruise ships send me looking for a rail to launch over! Motion sickness, also called car sickness, occurs when emetic centers in the brain are stimulated. […]

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  December 21, 2011   No comments

Heartworm Preventive Failure

Last night we were blessed to have Dr. James Crisman, of Pfizer Animal Health, come to our South Mississippi Veterinary Medical Association (SMVMA) to speak on the topic of heartworms. Now, you might well think that there is nothing new to know about a parasite that has been recognized for well over one hundred years. Not […]

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  February 24, 2011   6 comments

Cerenia For Motion Sickness In Dogs And Cats

Does your pet suffer from motion sickness? If so, you suffer right along with him. The smell. The mess. The icky way his hair is matted for days afterward. Veterinarians have had a number of tools at our disposal for controlling the vomiting that occurs with motion sickness, but never one as effective as Cerenia. […]

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  October 15, 2009   No comments

Convenia’s Many Uses

As the use of Convenia long-acting antibiotic injection widens many MyPetsDoctor.com readers are writing in with questions about it. “Can it be used for upper respiratory infections?” “Can it be used for urinary tract infections?” “Can it be used for skin infections?” The answer to all of these questions is “yes”. In fact, your pet’s […]

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  July 24, 2009   10 comments

Convenia Long-Acting Antibiotic Injection

“Awwww, Doc, can’t you just give him a shot?” Usually that question comes from a pet lover in the form of an objection to having to give oral medications for a two week or longer time period. Up until now our answer has been, “No, an antibiotic injection will last 12 to 24 hours, then […]

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  April 21, 2009   308 comments

Preventing Intestinal Parasites in Pets and People

Worms. The very word makes you cringe, doesn’t it? Worms are creepy. All worms. Even the ones you fish with. No wonder your wife requires that you put hers on the hook. Our pets can be worm free, from both intestinal worms and heartworms. (Click Revolution  to read more of what MyPetsDoctor.com’s Dr. James W. Randolph […]

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  April 16, 2009   No comments