Tag: kitten

Samatha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist Pet Poison Helpline Puppies, kittens, ferrets…..oh my! What do these snuggly critters have in common? They can be mischievous and can get into unexpected amounts of trouble. You may have previously thought your home to be safe, but your new furry friend has turned your home upside down. Toxins…

Samantha O’Boyle, CVT Veterinary Information Specialist What are vaccines? Why are they necessary? While in utero a small number of antibodies are passed across the placenta to the puppies/kittens then after birth a larger quantity of those antibodies are then passed via the colostrum that is ingested. Colostrum is the first milk that is produced…

By Sharon Billings, CVT Associate Veterinary Information Specialist So, you’re preparing to bring home your new purring bundle of joy!  Congratulations!  No doubt you’re shopping for supplies including items for kitty’s commode.  As you stroll down the aisles at the local pet supply store, you are overwhelmed by all the choices.  You really want to…