Once again this year Sierra Veterinary Clinic is collecting donations to support the work of the volunteers at Animal Friends Connection. They are constantly in need of basic items to provide for the needs of the animals in their care.…Read More
Polydactyl (Many Toes)
Medical term originating in Greek “Poly” pertains to many and “Dactyl” pertaining to the toes/fingers. Polydactyl cats have more than normal amount of toes usually on the front feet but they can also be on the back feet. Normal cats…Read More
Is your dog's dry nose a sign of illness?
Questions that come up regarding our pets is why is my dog's nose cold, hot, wet or dry? Is he or she sick? Possible reasons for a wet nose may be due to humidity. Their noses can act as a…Read More
Can you get a cat to lose weight?
A lot of times we think a fat cat is a happy cat but this really isn't true. Obesity can make our pets more susceptible to several diseases. Some of these diseases include diabetes mellitus, hepatic lipidosis, dermatologic conditions, and…Read More
There are kits and plans that are made in times of fire, earthquake, or emergency situations for people, but what about our pets? Here are some tips: Identification is important: A collar and I.D. with your pets name, address and…Read More