Posts from July, 2020
Every household has their fair share of potential risks to pets. Pet proofing is essential before adopting a new best friend, but it’s equally important to continue the habit throughout their life, too.
Without a daily approach to pet safety, unfortunate accidents can occur that result in emergency care, long term health ramifications, or worse.
Tour the House
Establish pet safety in and around the home by taking a close look. Get down on the floor to see possible risks at your pet’s eye and nose level. After all, since your pet experiences their world through their sense of smell, it makes sense to try and control what’s available to them at all times.Continue…
If you are one of those people who enjoy watching others express ooze from living things, you might consider veterinary medicine as a career path.
While obviously there is a lot more to the field of veterinary medicine, Blue Valley Animal Hospital treats more than our fair share of abscesses. While they are often satisfying to treat, abscesses in pets can be painful and even cause serious complications, though. They are important for animal lovers to understand.
The Anatomy of an Abscess
An abscess, by definition, is a confined swelling within the tissue of the body that contains pus. Pus is the body’s response to infection and contains dead white blood cells, bacteria, remnants of body tissues, and serum. Sounds great, right?Continue…