Posted on 3/20/2017 4:00 AM By Normandale Veterinary Hospital
For pet owners, there is a dreaded word and that is mange!
Mange is an inclusive term to describe the infestation of very tiny insects that in humans are called “scabies.” Mange can occur in newborn pups because it is inherited from their mothers. Mange can also occur in adult dogs from exposure to the contagious varieties of the cause of mange and due to compromised immune systems. Mange is common in dogs, but very rare in cats.
Posted on 1/9/2017 4:00 AM By Normandale Veterinary Hospital
Pets are part of the family so it only makes sense that you would take care of them the same way you would a member in your family. Just like people, pets need to see the doctor for regular veterinary care. Be going to the vet's office, many problems can be caught early and treated before they turn into bigger problems. Monitoring your pet's health is important to make sure he or she is as healthy as possible. Below are some of the important services provided at Normandale Veterinary Hospital.
Posted on 10/24/2016 4:00 AM By Normandale Veterinary Hospital
Flea and tick medicine is vital for ensuring your dog does not contract tick-borne diseases or flea infestations. But a lingering question for many dog owners is whether this prevention program should be administered all year long, or just during the warm seasons. One thing everyone agrees on is that prevention is preferable to the treatments that would be required once a disease or infestation has manifested.
Posted on 9/19/2016 4:00 AM By Normandale Veterinary Hospital
Some cat lovers may wonder whether it is better to keep your cat strictly indoors, or let them be part of the greater outdoor world. After all, wouldn’t they love to frolic through the grass, enjoy fresh air and sunshine or chase birds with their natural instincts? This may very well be true, but there are some issues to ponder when making this decision.