Is Your Tap Water Safe for Your Pets?

Is your tap water safe for your pets?

Tap water often contains impurities that can cause health problems for you and your pets. These include phosphate, nitrate, chlorine, and various heavy metals (see fuller list below). High levels of phosphate and nitrate fuel aggressive algae growth, and copper, often present in tap water due to leaching from pipes, is highly toxic to invertebrates, … Click here to read more

Feline Panleukopenia – Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment

Feline Panleukopenia: Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis, Treatment

Feline Panleukopenia Definition, Symptoms, Diagnosis and Treatment Written by: Kritesh Anand Feline Panleukopenia : Definition Feline Panleukopenia is a viral disease caused by the feline parvovirus (FPV), a single-stranded DNA virus of the Parvoviridae family. This virus is similar to canine parvovirus. This disease is sometimes referred to as feline infectious enteritis or feline distemper. … Click here to read more

Cat Litter Boxes and Pregnancy, Dangers of Toxoplasmosis

Cat Litter boxes and Pregnancy, Dangers of Toxoplasmosis

Cat Litter Boxes and Pregnancy Toxoplasmosis It’s a dangerous parasitic disease called Toxoplasmosis, which is caused by the protozoan Toxoplasma gondii. The one-celled parasite infects most warm-blooded animals, including humans, but the primary host is the felid (cat) family.  This includes both wildcats and domestic cats. The feline gut happens to be the only place … Click here to read more