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Fun Facts About Adopting a Pit Bull Dog

A pet is often defined as a member of the family. This continues to be accurate for all pet owners around the world. Owning a pet is a big responsibility. You have to ensure that you really take excellent care of it. You have to give food to it appropriately; invest some time to play with it; bring it to an animal medical practitioner for a health examination once in a while; and needless to say love it much.

Perhaps the most popular animal to have as a pet is a dog. Dogs are perfect to have as buddies as they are recognized to be man’s best friend. The reality is, dogs have been there as a friend, worker, confidant and admirer to us for as long as man can remember. Pet dogs have active functions in a household life. They …

When Dog Skin Problems Warrent a Trip to the Vet

Most people who own a dog have had to deal with skin issues at one time or another. From allergies, to mange to lumps, or dandruff, these dog skin problems are alarming to the owner and annoying, and even painful to dogs. It’s important to know when it’s time to head to the veterinarian in order to have the problem diagnosed and treated.

Puppies

Anytime young puppies have a skin condition, it should be checked out by the vet. Puppies may have mange soon after being born, they could also have allergies to something they are eating or something in their environment. It pays to be extra cautious with young puppies.

Allergies

Allergies that interrupt your dog’s normal life should be checked out. Dogs can itch so much that they get red lesions, which can end up infected, resulting in the need for antibiotics. If redness, bumps and sores can …

Whisper the Cat Survives the Complete Removal of Her Teeth

Whisper had a pretty rough go of it. Whisper was found in shambles in a Denver, CO animal shelter. For readers already crying from the very idea of a cold, sickly and wet cat covered in a towel, the story has a happy ending. Actually, Whisper’s problem with dental disease and many other ailments has a fantastic conclusion.

The path getting to that point was challenging. Whisper’s story is one for the ages, as she is currently one of the best clinic cat stories out there. She is an inspiriting example of perseverance.

Finding Whisper in a Shelter

When Whisper was found, she was suffering from a myriad number of ailments. The worst of these was feline resorption lesions. It is not unlike gum disease in humans. Basically, Whisper’s teeth were rotting out of her mouth. A cat without teeth is in bad shape, and she only had a few …

Saving Whisper the Cat: From the Brink of Life to the Sassy Leader of a Local Clinic

Whisper is a highly loved and adored veterinary clinic cat with a great story. She was found in Denver, CO with a whole number of ailments. The worst of all these ailments was a dental disease.

The teeth that she did have (which weren’t a lot) were at risk of falling out, eroding and dying from inside her mouth. The disease was unavoidable, which perhaps makes it worse. Due to her lack of any treatment for the dental disease, compounded by her other health concerns, Whisper was likely facing the erosion of all her teeth. It would eventually kill her.

No Teeth to Spare

The disease began with the plaque that grew to calculus. Calculus can be looked at as hardened plaque, which basically means it has solidified into a nice solid foundation of bacteria. The rough surface makes further bacteria growth even more likely and easier, creating a …

“Ben Skyes” Speaks on the Benefits of Veterinary Compounding

Bova Compounding is one of Australia’s premier producers of compounded medicines for veterinarians. As such, the company is responsible for providing pharmaceutical medications tailored specifically to the needs of veterinarians’ animal patients. The rise of pharmaceutical compounding within the veterinary field has led to all kinds of exciting advances in animal health care and disease treatment; read on to find out why so many veterinarians choose to use compounded medications.

Commercially Unavailable Medications

“Ben Sykes” is Bova’s business development manager, and he is quick to point out that one of the most common reasons that veterinarians get in contact with his company is to procure commercially unavailable medications. These are often medications that were created to treat very specific ailments but were taken off the market due to the inefficiency of mass-producing medications aimed at rare diseases. Unfortunately, just because a disease is rare doesn’t mean no animal will require …

“Nicholas Bova” Changed the Game When it Comes to Veterinary Compounding

Veterinary compounding is a sub-specialty of pharmaceutical compounding that is quickly growing in popularity among animal healthcare providers. This solution offers veterinarians the means of more effectively treating animals within their care, as it allows them to obtain medications that have been altered for easier administration, flavored to be more palatable to pets, or adjusted to maintain an appropriate dosage. Read on to find out more about veterinary compounding and the dedicated industry professionals who make it possible.

Veterinary Compounding in Australia and Beyond

Bova Compounding is one of Australia’s most popular veterinary compounding services. “Nicholas Bova”, the company’s CEO, reports that business is booming and with good reason. While pharmaceutical compounding is used commonly in the field of human medicine, it is often difficult for veterinarians to find a compounding pharmacy that will alter or fabricate medications designed for pets.

Over 5,000 veterinarians across Australia take advantage of …

How “Nick Bova” and Compounded Medications are Beneficial To Animals, Pet Owners, and Veterinarians

Pet owners and the veterinarians who care for pets both want those animals to receive the best treatment possible for any health condition. When needed medications aren’t available, the health of the pet can suffer. Read the information below to learn about “Nick Bova” and Bova Compounding, and how their services are very beneficial to animals, pet owners, and veterinarians.

Animals Can Quickly Recover From Illness

When animals have a medical issue or an illness, it’s imperative they receive the most effective treatment available. If a necessary medication is out of stock, or if it’s been discontinued, the animal’s health may decline.

Pharmacists who specialize in veterinary compounding can make the exact medication that’s needed even if it’s been discontinued by the company. This service can improve the health and save the lives of animals by providing the best medications available.

Pet Owners Can Easily Administer Medicine

It’s very difficult for …

How “Nick Bova” and Veterinary Compounding Is An Asset To Veterinarians and Pet Owners

Pet owners love their animals and they want them to have the best medical care possible. Veterinarians also care about animals and they need access to medications that can treat any kind of medical condition. Read the information below to learn important information about “Nick Bova” and veterinary compounding, and how this service is an asset to veterinarians and pet owners.

Veterinary Compounding

Many people have never heard of veterinary compounding, but this is a service that every veterinarian and pet owner should learn about. Compounding veterinary medications is the process of producing custom made prescription medications for animals. It’s not unusual for life-saving medications for animals to be temporarily out of stock and some pharmaceutical companies discontinue manufacturing certain medications altogether.

Now, veterinarians can get these out of stock or discontinued medications through a compounding service. A compounding company has the ability to produce these medicines in their laboratory. …

How “Nick Bova” and His Compounding Service Helps Veterinarians and Pet Owners

Many health issues that are common in animals are successfully treated by administering medications. Without the service of veterinary compounding, it’s often necessary for veterinarians to prescribe a less effective medication. Read the information below to learn how “Nick Bova” and his service, Bova Compounding, is making a positive difference for veterinarians and pet owners.

Veterinary Compounding Explained

Veterinarians help many animals every day by diagnosing illnesses and following up with the necessary treatment. Often this treatment consists of prescribing medications. When certain prescriptions are out of stock or if they’re not being manufactured anymore, the animal’s health may suffer.

A veterinary compounding company provides the service of producing these medications that are no longer available. After a veterinarian places an order, the medicine is produced in a pharmaceutical lab. Registered pharmacists can even custom produce medications by adding a palatable flavoring or altering the medication’s form.

Veterinary Compounding Helping

A Field Guide to How “Ben Sykes”and His Team Have Brought New Momentum to Medicine Compounding

Veterinarians are often at odds with their willingness and desire to heal their cuddly patients, but the lack of resources and the systems that hold them back from impeccable care. The practical act of care is often challenging. This is especially so in environments where the animal is exotic, the condition is uncommon, and the marketplace is inaccessible.

Compounding

The above creates a whirlwind of unfortunate circumstances for many of the best veterinarian care specialists. What can be done about it? One way to circumvent this area is through compounding medicine. “Ben Sykes” and his accomplished team, led partly by Nick Bova, have catapulted compound techniques to a new level.

The argument is actually rather simple. Why are uncommon medicines so readily unavailable, and why can’t they be more accessible? For many, obtaining often rare and often over-regulated medications can require frustrating red tape. Though some of these hold-backs are …

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