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Medication A-Z

How much do you know about medication given to pets? Find out about the use, dosage, benefits, side effects and etc. for the most commonly used medication in veterinary medicine.

Baytril for Dogs and Cats

Using Baytril for Dogs and Cats  Baytril is a type of antibiotic called Enrofloxacin. It is used to treat bacterial infections in pets. Enrofloxacin for cats and dogs works on both Gram-negative and Gram-positive bacterias.  Earlier, some of these were nearly impossible to treat, but with Baytril, it is possible, especially when it comes to …

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Lysine for Cats – What You Need to Know

What is the Role of Lysine for Cats? Amino acids in any animal body are essential for the body to survive. They take part in almost every bodily function. Lysine is an essential amino acid that helps produce antibodies and aids in calcium absorption. This is important, so our kitties can fight diseases and have …

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Cefpodoxime for Dogs – Benefits, Dosage, and Precautions

When our small furry friends are sick and itching, we want to help them. Sometimes tender, loving care is enough. Other times, we need to bring out the big guns. In those cases, antibiotics like Cefpodoxime can be the savior of the day. But what are the benefits of Cefpodoxime? What dosage is recommended, and …

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7 Things About Miralax for Cats

Today’s article is dedicated to unpacking all about Miralax for cats. Do you sometimes look at your cat and wonder whether it’s constipated? As with humans, cat constipation is very uncomfortable. Luckily, there are remedies for constipation out there. One of them is Miralax. But, do you wonder how long it takes for Miralax to …

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Prednisone/Prednisolone for Dogs

Steroids can be life saving. They help keep our immune system at bay when it’s overreacting, and they also take inflammation down when needed. There are many different types of steroids but one of the most commonly used steroids are Prednisone and Prednisolone. Even though they are technically different drugs, they are actually biologically the …

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Methimazole for Cats: Mechanism of Action, Use, Side Effects

What is Methimazole? Methimazole is an antithyroid drug used to treat and manage hyperthyroidism in cats. Hyperthyroidism is a disease where the thyroid is overactive producing too much thyroxine. Thyroxine causes unwanted clinical signs and can lead to secondary diseases. By using this drug these clinical signs can be managed and secondary diseases avoided.  Methimazole …

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Melatonin for Dogs: Uses, Benefits and Side Effects

Some dogs can sleep through a hurricane, others will react to every noise around them. Some of these might even get anxious and scared when loud noises are sounding around them.  Studies show that these dogs may benefit from Melatonin for dogs. But, what are the melatonin dosages, are there any side effects, and how …

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Antibiotic Use in Livestock: How Do We Reduce Antibiotic Resistance From Livestock?

Antibiotic-resistant bacteria is a real risk. Not only to our animals and livestock but also to us humans. It means our medicine is less likely to be able to treat bacterial infections. It could mean that uncomplicated infections could become fatal.  It is currently considered by the World Health Organization (WHO) to be one of …

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