A Career of Compassion

Eddie Washington

Caring For Your New Kitten

Kittens are relatively easy to care for if you have the proper supplies on hand and some know-how about procedures necessary to keep them safe and comfortable. If you are a new kitten owner, and you have never had the pleasure of caring for a baby cat in the past, you are about to embark on an exciting adventure full of fun and curiosity. Here are steps to take so you

Common Signs Your Dog May Need a Vet Appointment

As a dog owner, your dog's health is one of your top priorities. You want to ensure that your four-legged friend is with you as long as possible, after all. However, many dog owners miss out on some of the most common signs that their dogs may need veterinary services and a vet appointment. Do not be one of those dog parents. Get to know some of the common signs your

Your Cat's Excessive Scratching Might Be Due To Mites

If your cat is scratching more than usual and you don't see any evidence of fleas, your cat might have mites. Mites can burrow in the skin and cause itching. Mites also are common in the ears of cats. Ear mites can be especially bothersome and cause your cat to scratch their ears or shake their head frequently. If your cat is showing signs of excessive scratching, tak

Three Reasons Not To Include Your Dog In Holiday Festivities

If you're like most people who share their lives and homes with a canine companion, you naturally want your furry friend to share life's most meaningful moments with you — and if you're hosting a holiday celebration in your home, you probably want to include your dog in the festivities. However, this may not be the best idea, even if your dog is the social type who lo

Should Your Dog See a Veterinary Dermatologist?

Although general veterinarians are capable of treating a wide range of ailments, there are times when your dog really should see a veterinary dermatologist—someone who specializes in the treatment of conditions related to the skin. Here are a few signs it's time to give one of these specialists a call. 1. Your dog's skin is itchy and flaky. There are many possible cau