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January 2017

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Other Pets


Who said that pets have to be cats and dogs only? The choice of a pet can depend above all on two reasons: the desire to welcome a pet at home however; the minor time needed and/or spaces in respect of bigger pets. However there can be other reasons for which you decide to care other pets! Let’s try to understand why. For “other Pets” I mean small mammals like rabbits, hamsters, squirrels, mice and rats, but more and more…

Portrait of a beautiful old sleeping Irish Setter dog
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Euthanasia on animals


We veterinaries fell always difficult to talk about such a delicate theme as euthanasia. However in many circumstances it is necessary to analyze the argument, above all when our friends animals only suffer from different diseases and complications. We would never like to face that moment. Nevertheless it is needed to make all clearer; we veterinaries can carry out euthanasia legally, but I am interested in talking about the cases in which it can be applied. The awareness to make…

Ectropion e entropion negli animali sono patologie che danneggiano gli occhi.
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Ectropion and Entropion: our pets can have pains at their eyes as well


Today I want to talk about two pathologies that can hit the eyes of our four legged friends. I have noticed that when, while visiting a brood, I have seen that one of the puppies had a very irritated eye that he kept always closed. The small eye watered so much that it made the fur wet! Therefore the puppy kept on scraping his eye with the small paw and on all the objects nearby. The pathology that hits this…

Gatti Lentiggini
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Freckles on animals


Did you ever think about that? Our friends pets can have freckles too! That’s true, my friends. Freckles can appear on many animal species, like the cats with red fur for example. They don’t appear on cheeks ( as for us human beings), but on all the areas lacking fur, precisely on the mucus-cutaneous junctions. Did you ever notice small dots on the nose, on the lips, on the palate ( but also on eyelids and iris) of your pet?…