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Can Cats Treated With Methimazole for Hyperthyroidism Be Dehydrated?

I Hemera Technologies/AbleStock.com/Getty ImagesIf your cat& 39;s diagnosed with hyperthyroidism, your vet might prescribe methimazole pills for treatment. He& 39;ll have to take this medication once or twice daily - not fun if your kitty& 39;s hard to pill. While methimazole itself doesn& 39;t cause dehydration, side effects can.
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Chemical Burns in Dogs

Chemical Burns in Dogs Chemical burns, sometimes referred to as caustic burns or corrosive burns, are a type of burn caused by the action of chemicals. Chemical burns are not the same as thermal burns. Thermal burns are caused by heat such as fire, candles and other sources of hot flames or high temperatures.
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Chemical Neutering with Neutersol in Dogs

Chemical Neutering with Neutersol Neutersol®, also known as Zinc Gluconate/Arginine, is an FDA-approved injectable sterilant. Neutersol is used for chemical castration (“sterilization”) of male dogs 3 to 10 months of age. According to the manufacturer, Neutersol is a safe, effective, and convenient alternative to surgical castration and is 99.
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Can an Intact Male Cat Sexually Assault My Spayed Cat?

Hi Doctor, I have an outdoor spayed female cat, and I often see a tomcat hanging around. Can he assault and essentially rape my female cat that has been spayed? Sarah P. Ohio. Sarah, Thanks for your question. It sounds like you are concerned about the intact (unneutered) tomcat trying to mate with your spayed cat.
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Heart Murmurs in Dogs

Understanding Canine Heart Murmurs Heart murmurs are auscultatory sounds created by turbulent or disturbed blood flow through the heart or vasculature. They can be heard over any region of the heart and can be associated with a variety of causes. Murmurs can be caused by congenital malformations of the heart, acquired heart disease, or by other diseases that can affect the heart but are not caused by an underlying heart disease.
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How to Stop a Dog's Ear Odor

I dog, blue weimeraner profile head shot, eye, ear image by Paul Retherford from Fotolia.comDogs hear at both lower and higher frequencies than people, so they hear sounds from further away. Once you determine the problem, you can clear it up.Determining the ProblemStep 1Bring your dog to the veterinarian to determine the cause of the odor.
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