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Zinc Toxicosis In Pets

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Zinc. You can’t live without it. And, neither can your pets. Like so many things, though, more is not better. Overdosing on zinc can be fatal. Zinc is an essential metallic micronutrient, meaning our bodies’ requirement for it is extremely…

Causes Of Diabetes Mellitus In Dogs

 Diabetes mellitus (DM) in dogs and cats has many causes, just as there are multiple causes in people.   Canine diabetes mellitus is always Type 1, or insulin-dependent diabetes mellitus (IDDM). Type 1 diabetes results from congenital or acquired failure to produce insulin,…

Pancreatitis In Dogs And Cats

Pancreatitis is a common condition in dogs and cats. In fact, some experts believe that many cats suffer from pancreatitis that we fail to diagnose. The pancreas is a two-part organ. It contains an endocrine (hormone-producing) portion called Islets of…

Halloween Can Be Safe For Pets

Here are some common sense tips for keeping your pet safe and happy during Halloween. If you have a black cat, keep him securely indoors for several days before and after Halloween. When Halloween falls on certain nights municipalities may…