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Addressing Potential Ebola Concerns Regarding Your Cat
General

At Bishop Ranch Veterinary Center & Urgent Care, our top priority is the safety and well-being of your pet.  Many news outlets are reporting stories about Ebola but there is currently little known information about Ebola in dogs and cats. [1]

While BRVC serves as a reference for Bay Area residents with questions about their pets, we refer to the following organizations and sites for the most up to date information regarding Ebola:

CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention) 

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Feline Obesity
General

Is feline obesity a problem?

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Tapeworm Indection in Cats
General

Tapeworms are intestinal parasites of the cat and dog. Because they are classified as cestodes, they belong to a different family than the hookworms and roundworms which are called nematodes. Several types of tapeworms are known to infect cats. Dipylidium caninum is by far the most common one.

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Rodenticide Toxicities in Pets
General

General Information:

There are several types of rodenticides available. Anticoagulant rodenticides are the most commonly used household pest control product, but other types are available that are more toxic and do not have an antidote readily accessible. If you have a rodent infestation, we recommend contacting an exterminator to resolve the problem in a way that limits the risk to your pet.

Anticoagulant rodenticides include (but are not limited to):

  • Havoc
  • Liqua-Tox II
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