Maywood Veterinary Clinic’s Blog

Indoor Cats and Intestinal Parasites

intestinal parasitesIntestinal parasites seldom make the list of topics we like to discuss, and yet, parasites are certainly a big part of life – especially for our pets and other animals. When it comes to indoor cats, however, many pet owners mistakenly assume they’re risk-free from these bugs – but they’re not.

In our own practice, we’ve seen quite a few cases of indoor cats with parasitic illnesses, including those in the gastrointestinal tract. To stress the importance of parasite screening and control for all indoor kitties, we’d like to share some basic information about these parasites and the problems they can cause.


Protect Your Party Animal with Our Pet Cookout Safety Tips

It just wouldn’t be summer without grilling, barbecuing, and plenty of eating! Cookouts top the list of favorite summer activities for many families, and it’s no surprise that our pets want to be included in the fun.

Unfortunately, cookouts provide plenty of opportunities for our curious pets to become injured or get into trouble. Keep them safe from harm with these pet cookout safety tips from your friends at Maywood Veterinary Clinic!


DIY Pet Care in the Age of the Internet

Few can argue against the many important advances the internet brings to our daily lives. To be sure, we’re granted more than enough information with a quick Google search.

However, when it comes to DIY pet care, don’t take any chances by relying on anecdotal advice passed off as medical research, experience, or knowledge. Sure, the benefits of home-based internet counsel are clear enough, but the ramifications of Dr. Google can be huge.

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