Pet Care Guides

Nutrition, Habitat, and Behavior Guides for your pets by the veterinarians at CEDARCREST Animal Clinic - Fishersville, VA

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Common Eye Problems Among Cats and Dogs

Proper eye care is very important for all pets. Scratches, ulcers, dry eye, discharge, and infection are some of the most common ocular problems your pet may experience. To determine the cause of an eye problem, additional testing may be required to ensure an accurate...

Gastrointestinal Problems In Cats And Dogs

Gastrointestinal disease in pets can be a minor problem, but can also be more serious, so evaluation and proper treatment by a veterinarian is important. Common gastrointestinal problems in dogs include dietary intolerance (problems digesting certain foods), toxicity...

Dogs And Cats Can Suffer From Diabetes, Too.

According to the American Veterinary Medical Association, diabetes affects 1 in every 200 cats and 1 in every 400-500 dogs. While there are serious symptoms and consequences of this disease, proper management can help to keep diabetic pets in good health. Diabetes...

Many Pet Ferrets Come Down With These Common Diseases

Ferrets are fun, energetic, intelligent pets. However, they are also prone to many diseases and therefore require regular veterinary visits.  Some of the most common diseases ferrets are susceptible to include: lymphoma, insulinoma, hyperestrogenism, distemper, and...

My dog has Cushing’s Disease! What does that mean?

Your dog can't tell you when it's sick. Your duty as it's best friend is to keep an eye out for symptoms or abnormal behaviors. One particularly sneaky disease to look out for is called Cushing's disease—also referred to as hyperadrenocorticism. It is a disorder of...