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Cat Health

Why Increased Urination in Cats Happens

Often the most important aspect of helping your cat is detecting any problems at an early stage when treatment is more likely to be successful. Cat...

PetPlace Staff 28 Mar 2018
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FIP in Cats

FIP in cats is an abbreviation for “Feline Infectious Peritonitis”. This is a disease caused by mutation of a virus called the feline coronavirus, ...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 17 Mar 2018
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Esomeprazole (NexIUM®) for Dogs and Cats

Overview of Esomeprazole (NexIUM®) for Canines and Felines Esomeprazole, commonly known by the brand name Nexium®, is used in the treatment and pre...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 13 Mar 2018
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Dog Health

My Dog Is Not Eating, What Do I Do?

A common reason for dogs to visit the veterinarian is for the concern that “my dog is not eating”.  The medical term for not eating is “anorexia”. ...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 9 Apr 2018
Home Care for the Dog that Won’t Eat

Dogs that won’t eat or have a diminished appetite, also known as anorexia, is a common symptom reported by pet owners. It can be a minor problem or...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 5 Apr 2018
Everything Your Family Needs to Know About...

If you’re thinking about getting a Doberman pinscher, here’s what you and your family should know about the Doberman breed. Officially recognized i...

Tim O'Hare 5 Apr 2018

Small Pet Health

When Your Fish Can’t Swim

Does your pet fish have trouble swimming? If your fish floats on the surface or has a difficult time rising from the bottom, he has a buoyancy prob...

PetPlace Staff 29 Sep 2017
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My Fish Gave Birth! Now What?

If you have an aquarium, you might have to deal with newly hatched fish at some point. That’s right—you might be caught off guard whe...

PetPlace Staff 13 Jul 2017
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Turtles and Salmonella: Separating Fact fr...

We're getting blunt and honest about turtles and salmonella. When you were a child, you may have asked if you could get a pet turtle only to b...

PetPlace Staff 28 Jun 2017
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