15 02, 2011

Cats Get Herpes Too!

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00February 15th, 2011|

Feline herpes virus may be involved with 90% of upper respiratory infections (URI’s) in cats.  The disease is rarely life threatening but is extremely prevalent.  The most common signs of feline herpes are sneezing, loss of appetite, and conjunctivitis (inflammation of the tissues around the eyeball). Most affected cats show mild symptoms that last about two weeks. Cats that are in stressful environments or that have weak immune systems are [...]

11 02, 2011

Food Allergies

2020-01-20T01:20:02+00:00February 11th, 2011|

Last month I attended the North American Veterinary Conference in Orlando, FL.  The conference hosted over 14,000 attendees including veterinarians, veterinary technicians, practice managers, staff members, academicians, vet industry personnel, and guests.  There were great continuing education seminars and the largest veterinary industry trade show in the world.  I always enjoy these conferences because you never know what you will learn between treatments and procedures, drugs and equipment, and research [...]