Category Archives: Pet Care

Animal: Dog Breed: Jack Russel Pet Symptoms: My Jack Russell is 17 yrs old. She walks in tight circles over and over till I pick her up. Our Advice: This could be a sign for very bad ear infection vestibular … Continue reading

Vaccinations are given to pets to protect them against harmful diseases. The vaccination triggers an immune response within the pet’s body to protect against a specific disease. It is not uncommon for a pet to experience mild side effects following … Continue reading

Chlorpromazine is mainly prescribed by vets to prevent vomiting. However, your vet may also prescribe chlorpromazine to treat other conditions such as anxiety. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it … Continue reading

Carprofen is a non-steroidal, anti-inflammatory agent prescribed to relieve pain and inflammation in dogs. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time for the next dose then skip … Continue reading

When your cat is ill, it is crucial that you follow your vet’s advice closely. It is important to take your cat for re-examination as requested by your vet and if your cat’s condition unexpectedly worsens you should contact your … Continue reading

Buprenorphine is prescribed to treat pain in cats and dogs, as with all painkillers, by suppressing the central nervous system. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time … Continue reading

Atenolol is primarily prescribed to treat heart disease in cats and dogs. Atenolol decreases the heart’s need for blood and oxygen which reduces the amount of work the heart must do. It also helps the heart beat more regularly. Dosage … Continue reading

Ampicillin is an antibiotic effective against a number of infections caused by bacteria. It is prescribed to treat bacterial infections. Dosage If you miss a dose ensure it is given as soon as possible, however, if it is almost time … Continue reading

Ketoprofen is prescribed by veterinarians to reduce pain in arthritis. This medicine is classed as an anti-inflammatory agent which is used to relieve pain and inflammation. Ketoprofen works by blocking the cyclo-oxygenase enzyme which generates the production of prostaglandins. Dosage … Continue reading

Glutamine or L-glutamine as it is also known, is a vital amino acid. Glutamine helps the body to form proteins that help maintain your pet’s immune system. Glutamine performs several major functions, particularly in animals that are suffering from disease … Continue reading