Tag - Cats

VIDEO: How to give eye medication to a cat

By VanEastVet, on Saturday, April 13th, 2019

This is one of the more common ways we help our pets, but owners are often a bit squeamish about putting things into eyes, so here is Dr. Uri and Lancelot demonstrating how to do it with a minimum of squinting and wasted eye ointment.  

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Video: How to tell if your cat is sick

By VanEastVet, on Tuesday, October 2nd, 2018

It can be really challenging to tell if your cat is sick.  They do not communicate illness the way dogs do, and people are often surprised to learn that that these simple signs, which are easily overlooked, are how your cat will tell you if your cat is sick.  

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VIDEO: How to tell if your dog has arthritis

By VanEastVet, on Thursday, August 23rd, 2018

Arthritis is one of the most common health conditions that all of us develop as we age.  Our companion animals can’t complain to us about their aches and pains, so how do we identify osteoarthritis related discomfort in our dog friends so that we can help them?  Here you go:  

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A garden for the family (fluffy members included)!

By VanEastVet, on Friday, March 23rd, 2018

As soon as the sunshine hits Vancouver, you can feel the city come alive. The streets, patios and hiking trails fill with people soaking up the sun. and so do the home and garden stores. After all,  what better way to enjoy the upcoming months of beautiful weather than in your own backyard paradise?   […]

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VIDEO: How to measure blood glucose in a cat – Diabetic cat

By VanEastVet, on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Testing your diabetic cat’s blood glucose is more accurate and cheaper than doing it at a veterinary hospital, and it does not have to be difficult!   Here’s a quick guide to easy at-home blood glucose checks for your diabetic cat. Please remember, practice makes perfect, and love your felines!

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