If your finances limit your ability to seek necessary medical treatment for your companion, please contact Frankie’s Friends. They’re a non-profit foundation dedicated to finding cures and saving pets with cancer and other life-threatening conditions.
Their mission: “We save pets’ lives by providing grants to help with the cost of life-saving or life-enhancing emergency or . . . → Read More: Getting By With A Little Help From Frankies Friends (Financial Help For Pets With Life-Threatening Conditions)
We are fortunate to be fairly close to the only clinic in Washington State that does liver dialysis (hemodialysis) in companion animals: ACCES critical care has facilities in Renton and Seattle.
If you know of an animal who might benefit from dialysis – those with acute uremia (common to animals with kidney problems), toxin exposure, . . . → Read More: To Liver And Let Live in WA (Kidney Dialysis Services In WA)
Many people mistakenly think that if dogs or cats are nauseous they will vomit and/or stop eating. But there are signs that I’ve seen far more often than vomiting in the hundreds of animals I’ve cared for through the years. If your pet shows any of the signs below, please consult your veterinarian so they . . . → Read More: That’s Sickening (Signs Of Nausea in Cats and Dogs)
Ok. I admit it. I’m a worrier. I try to make these tendencies work FOR me rather than against me. For example, I worry about what would happen to the animals I care for in the event that something horrible happened to me. So I’ve created contingency plans for many possible (and improbable) pet sitting . . . → Read More: Kari Kells, Worrier Princess: Contingency Plans
In our region, most of us have considered what we’d do in case of an earthquake. Those of us who have furry, feathered, or finned family members need to keep them in mind as we create our emergency plans. Of course, emergencies can be brief or long-lasting and come in many forms from being snow-bound . . . → Read More: Preparing For The Worst (Emergency & Disaster Preparedness For Pets)