If you have an “outdoor cat,” you know they love exploring the wonders of the natural world. As the weather warms up, however, there are a few important things to watch out for and to provide for your outdoor cats to keep them safe all summer long.
The illness we call “mange” on dogs is actually sarcoptic mange, also known as canine scabies. It’s not an illness but rather an infestation of microscopic mites – the parasite known as Sarcoptes scaeibi.
In the past, “feline panleukopenia” also known as “FP” or “feline distemper, was a leading cause of death in cats. This is a highly contagious, hardy viral disease caused by the feline parovirus. Today, thanks to the widespread effectiveness of the vaccine, it is less common.
One of life’s sweet moments is cruising around with your dog in the car with you, especially during the summertime. But one thing’s for sure: you should never leave your dog in a hot car.