Schedule Your Pet Boarding for the Winter Holidays

Holiday travel can be a welcome end-of-year break, a time for you to celebrate and recharge. Unfortunately, you can’t always bring your dog or cat along to the festivities, so you’ll need to look into pet boarding options. Making sure your companion is well cared for during the winter holidays is often a challenge, especially [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:40+00:00 September 29th, 2017|Feline|0 Comments

Baby Turtle Fitted for 3D Printed Legs

Written by Andrew Harris and Steve Roberts Jr. View original article. Turtles may not be the Animal Kingdom’s speediest walkers, but for one turtle in the Historic Triangle, just being able to walk again could mark a major triumph. Bump, a Sulcata tortoise, is just over a year old. At an age when most human infants [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:37+00:00 July 12th, 2017|Feline|0 Comments

Caring for Orphaned Kittens

Orphaned kittens should be taken to a veterinarian immediately. Your veterinarian can give you advice on caring for kittens and might be able to provide you with contact information for animal rescue groups. During the first few weeks of life, kittens need proper nourishment, warmth, socialization, and help with urinating and defecating. Don’t give regular cow’s [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:38+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Feline|0 Comments

Feline Leukemia and Rabies

Feline leukemia and rabies are contagious, untreatable, and commonly fatal. Cats that go outside are at increased risk for exposure to feline leukemia and rabies. Vaccination can protect cats from disease associated with the feline leukemia and rabies viruses. What Are Feline Leukemia and Rabies? Feline leukemia virus (FeLV) is contagious among cats.  [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:39+00:00 May 26th, 2017|Feline|0 Comments

What You Need to Do Before Pet Boarding

With summer coming up, a lot of us are starting to think about vacation. Unfortunately, vacations can’t always include our pets. If you’re thinking about taking a trip this summer and know you won’t be able to take your pet along, our team of experienced professionals at the state-of-the-art Noah’s Ark pet boarding facility is always happy [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:41+00:00 April 21st, 2017|Feline|0 Comments

Roundworms

Roundworms are parasites that live in the intestines of dogs and cats. Roundworm infections can be transmitted from animals to humans. Depending on the type of roundworm, pets can be infected by their mother during pregnancy or nursing, by eating roundworm eggs in the environment, or by eating infected rodents or birds. Signs in [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:40+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Feline|0 Comments

How to Administer Ear Medication to Your Cat

Many outer ear infections in cats require medicine to be put directly into the ear. Follow your veterinarian’s recommendations closely. Always put health and safety first. If the procedure seems dangerous to you or very painful for your pet, stop and consult your veterinarian. The Basics Many outer ear infections in cats require [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:39+00:00 May 26th, 2016|Feline|0 Comments

Declaw Surgery in Cats

Scratching is a natural cat behavior, but it can be destructive in a household. Declaw surgery generally involves the removal of all or a portion of the last bone in each digit of the forepaws. Younger cats (under a year of age) tolerate the surgery better than older or obese cats. Declawing is painful and [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:38+00:00 June 26th, 2015|Feline|0 Comments

Cherry Eye (prolapsed nictitans gland)

Cherry eye is a condition in which the tear-producing gland of the eye appears as a red, round mass on the inside corner of the pet’s eye. The condition usually occurs in young dogs and, rarely, in cats. Surgical correction is usually required to secure the gland in place behind the third eyelid. What Is [...]

2017-11-01T02:21:38+00:00 May 26th, 2015|Feline|0 Comments