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  • Pancrelipase has been prescribed by your veterinarian to help your pet digest fat, protein and sugars in its diet. If pets do not properly digest their food, they can get diarrhea. This medication aids in digestion and therefore, stops the diarrhea.

  • A “tumor” is a lump. Not all are cancerous. Panniculitis is usually visible as a lump but it is an inflammation of the subcutaneous fatty tissue and is not cancerous.

  • Papillomas are benign, sometimes multiple, tumors caused by viruses. They are commonly known as “warts”. The tumors often disappear spontaneously because the animal slowly develops immunity to them.

  • The four parathyroid glands (two on each side) are closely associated with the thyroid gland, located just below the larynx or “voice box” in the neck.

  • Paroxetine is used to treat a variety of behavioral disorders in dogs and cats. It may be used to correct aggressive behavior, thunderstorm phobias and excessive licking and hair pulling. Paroxetine is a selective serotonin reuptake inhibitor antidepressant.

  • The ductus arteriosus is an arterial shunt between the aorta and the pulmonary artery, the two main blood vessels leading from the heart.It is normally present during fetal development. Patent Ductus Arteriosus, also called( PDA), is a heart defect that occurs when the ductus arteriosus fails to close down at birth.

  • Penicillin antibiotics are effective against a range of infections caused by gram positive and gram negative bacteria. This medication has been prescribed for your pet to treat a bacterial infection.

  • Perna (Perna canaliculus), the green-lipped mussel, is a shellfish that is a natural source of glycosaminoglycans (GAGS) including chondroitin. It also contains a number of other nutrients, including essential fatty acids, carotenoids, and other compounds that possess antioxidant and anti-inflammatory properties.

  • A pet sitter is like a babysitter for pets. And like good babysitters, good pet sitters don’t just sit in a chair watching your fur babies. They interact, exercise, feed and water them. Pet sitters take care of your pet in your home, but can do much much more.

  • Here are a few facts about Ebola that will provide a reasonable approach to the disease and its risk to pets and their owners.

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