Here are a few tips on giving your dog or cat oral medications: Cats: • When giving a medication in pill form first try wrapping it in deli meat, tuna fish or any treat your cat will enjoy. If that does not work, try the options below: • Capsules are easy to break open and […]
These are a list of the things that the doctors at the Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic may recommend for back pain or back injury with your pet, this may also include disc injury. Many times with back injuries multiple medications are needed depending on the location and pain level of your pet. Many time your pet […]
Some of our clients prefer to make food for their pets. This is time consuming but if you have the time can be rewarding. This is also an alternative for pets that are finiky. These are basic guidelines and may need modification depeding on your pet’s medical conditions and dietary needs. Basic recipe for home […]
This a list of things to help give your pet medications.
The Scottsdale Veterinary Clinic DENTAL CARE RECOMMENDATIONS: Good teeth and gums are very important to the health of your pet, the average animal lives 2-3 years longer with healthy teeth, than those with gingivitis and tartar. Bad teeth and gingivitis can lead to heart disease, kidney and liver failure, and many other diseases. 1. We […]
Many pets will not eat the commercially available diets when they are in kidney failure. To make a home-made kidney diet for your pet, you may use the following ingredients and guidelines for mixing and creating the diet. Begin by feeding 1/2 cup twice per day and then increasing or decreasing diet based upon weight changes […]