Breed Health

bengal-health

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    Liquid Paraffin

    Liquid paraffin is a laxative used for the treatment of constipation. Liquid paraffin can also be found in some eye preparations and used as a tear substitute in keratoconjunctivitis sicca (dry eye syndrome). Paraffin can also be prescribed in a paste form which is used to control ‘fur balls’ in cats. I have heard that…   Read More »

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    Levothyroxine

    Levothyroxine or Thyroxine as it is also know is prescribed to treat low thyroid levels. This drug is classed as a general hormone medication. Levothyroxine works by replacing the thyroid hormone when the thyroid gland fails to produce enough. I have heard that this drug can have side effects, how will this affect my pet?…   Read More »

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    Domperidone

    This medication is used to heighten the level of movement in the intestine and stomach primarily to combat the symptoms of stomach discomfort, nausea, vomiting and reflux. This medication effectively increases the muscle action in the gastrointestinal tract (in the stomach and intestines) so food moves through the digestive system faster, it It can also…   Read More »

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    Digoxin

    Digoxin is used to control your pet heart rate and rhythm whilst also improving the heart’s strength and productivity. This medication is classed as a cardiac glycoside which means it forces the heart muscles to contract by boosting the calcium ion influx into the cells of the heart muscle. The medication also works by increasing…   Read More »

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    Antioxidants

    Antioxidants are a substance that shields the body from free radical damage. Free radicals cause damage to living tissue in a process called ‘oxidation’. Free radicals enter the environment through pollution and UV radiation but are also produced naturally though metabolism, exercise and stress. Your pet will have natural antioxidants in their body to protect…   Read More »

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    Arrival of a New Child at Home

    Bringing a new child home is a time of mixed emotions not only for you but for your family pet too. Cats and dogs are not always accepting of changes in their environment and bringing a new child home can cause them unwanted stress and anxiety. How will my Pet react to the new child?…   Read More »

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    Betamethasone

    Betamethasone is a glucocorticoid steroid with anti-inflammatory properties typically used to treat inflammation of the joints, ear and eye conditions as well as skin conditions such as eczema. I have heard that this drug can have side effects, how will this affect my pet? All medicines have potential side effects, but this does not mean…   Read More »

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    Bethanechol Chloride

    If your pet is unable to urinate, Bethanechol Chloride will be prescribed to stimulate muscular contractions in your pet’s bladder. I have heard that this drug can have side effects, how will this affect my pet? All medicines have potential side effects, but this does not mean your pet has a high risk of experiencing…   Read More »

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    Bilberry

    Bilberry is a natural herb most commonly used to help with disorders of the eyes, including macular degeneration and cataract formation. The high level of vitamin C it contains also makes bilberry a good antioxidant and beneficial for pets with arthritis. Is bilberry only beneficial to animals? No, based on its successful use within the…   Read More »

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    Breeding

    Breeding cats can be very rewarding, however, it is a big responsibility and the breeder must understand what is involved. It must also be remembered that there are many unwanted cats and that the breeder is responsible for finding long-term loving homes for the kittens that they breed. What does it mean when my cat…   Read More »

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