Understanding a Cat’s Nemesis: Feline Kidney Disease

Cats are pretty hardy, what with their nine lives and all, but they aren’t invincible. At The Maywood Veterinary Clinic one of the most common problems that we see in cats is chronic kidney disease.

Feline kidney disease is a common and potentially life-threatening problem that cat owners should understand – after all, knowledge is power.

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Battling the Rise of Periodontal Disease in Pets

Dogs have over 40 adult teeth by the time they reach their first birthday, and cats have 30 permanent teeth by six months of age. These chompers are among their greatest assets. Not only helpful in self-defense, your pet’s teeth help them get the sustenance they need for healthy growth and development.

Unfortunately, 8 out of 10 pets suffer from at least some form of dental disease, so preventing and recognizing the signs of periodontal disease in pets should be a high priority for every pet owner.

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A Look Back: Maywood Veterinary Clinic’s Top Pet Care Blogs of 2018

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At Maywood Veterinary Clinic, we are streaming ahead into 2019. Do you hear that noise? It’s the collective sound of pens hitting paper as we all write down our new year’s resolutions…

Before we get to far into things, though, we like to take a good look back to the accomplishments and good times of 2018. For us, those included our amazing clients and patients in the South Bergen County area.

One thing we like to look back on most is our monthly pet care blog, and which of our posts resonated the most with you. It’s our pleasure to brainstorm, write, and publish the blog, and we aim to have timely, educational and fun content for your reading pleasure each month. To that end, we’ve compiled The Maywood Veterinary Clinic’s top 5 pet care blogs of 2018, and we’re sharing them with you, here.

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