No Hearing? No Sight? No Problem! Caring for Blind or Deaf Pets

A blind or deaf pet can live a full and happy life. Living with, caring for, or simply being around a visually impaired or hearing impaired pet may seem intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. For the most part, blind or deaf pets respond and behave in much the same way as other pets. Only a few lifestyle modifications are required to make things easy and fun for your wonderful pet and to keep your bond going strong.

Caring for Blind or Deaf Pets

Many pets experience failing eyesight or diminished hearing as they age. Others may lose these senses through illness or injury. A pet who’s suddenly gone blind or deaf will probably feel disoriented and experience some initial behavioral changes. Continue…

Tripods Unite! Pet Limb Amputations

Pet limb amputations don't have to be the end of pet exerciseAny pet lover will tell you their pet is perfect, no matter what. Sometimes, for a myriad of reasons, it’s in the best interest of a pet’s health to lose a body part. These special pets who are missing any eye, tail, or even a limb are more than deserving of our affection.

Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates has helped some amazing animals over the years. We want to share more about pet limb amputations and what’s involved.

Reasons to Amputate

There are many reasons for pet limb amputations. Sometimes a limb is painful, diseased, or is a burden to its owner. More common scenarios might include: Continue…

Get the (Pooper) Scoop on Pet Fecal Testing

Routine wellness care is vitally important when it comes to being an upstanding pet parent. Bringing your dog or cat in for routine examinations, keeping vaccines up to date, and administering parasite preventatives are just the tip of the iceberg, though.

Good wellness care in the veterinary world encompasses many things, and intestinal parasite prevention and control are an important aspect of that. While it may not be the most pleasant topic for polite company, Beverly Hills Veterinary Associates isn’t afraid to bring up the importance of pet fecal testing in caring for your furry babies.

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