Psychogenic Alopecia in Cats

How do I know whether over-grooming is caused by psychogenic alopecia, and what are my treatment options? The behavioral diagnosis of over-grooming in cats can involve two separate but sometimes overlapping disease states. The first disorder, psychogenic alopecia, involves excessive grooming that is psychological or emotional in origin. This alopecia generally occurs on the medial…

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Brushing your pet teeth easy at home

Importance of Brushing Brushing your pet’s teeth is the key to maintaining good oral hygiene. As a result, dental cleaning procedures at your veterinarian are less likely to be needed, and bad breath (halitosis) is reduced. Brushing the teeth also helps spare a dog or cat oral pain: periodontal disease, a painful condition that occurs…