Praziquantel for Cats

What is Praziquantel and how does it work in cats

Praziquantel is a drug prescribed by veterinarians for the treatment of tapeworms in cats. The drug works by effectively arresting the tapeworms’ ability to hinder the cat’s digestion [1].

Praziquantel in combination with pyrantel pamoate (Drontal) also helps in removing large roundworms, and hookworms in cats. [8] Continue reading “Praziquantel for Cats”

Whipworms in Dogs

What is whipworm

Whipworm (Trichuris vulpis) is one of the most harmful intestinal parasites commonly found in dogs. The name refers to the whip-like shape of adult parasitic worms, which live in the cecum, a pouch-like region between the large and small intestines, and colon, the main part of large intestine. [1, 2]
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Panosteitis

What is panosteitis

Panosteitis (pan-all, oste-bones, itis-inflammation) commonly referred to as pano is an orthopedic condition primarily affecting large dog breeds, though also seen in smaller dogs and other animals like cats and horses. Characterized by pain, inflammation and sudden lameness, it occurs in the long bones of the limbs, mainly the humerus. Other bones commonly affected include the ulna, radius, tibia, and femur [1, 3, 6].
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Can You Give Your Dog Tylenol

What is Tylenol and How does it work in dogs

Tylenol is a medication primarily used to treat fever and pain, and secondarily for the treatment of headaches, cough, cold, influenza and allergies. The active ingredient of this medicine is acetaminophen (also known as paracetamol). [1, 2] Continue reading “Can You Give Your Dog Tylenol”

Dramamine (Dimenhydrinate) for Dogs

What is Dramamine

Dramamine (generic name dimenhydrinate), an antihistamine and anticholinergic drug, is commonly used for managing motion sickness symptoms like dizziness, nausea, and vomiting[10]. Its function involves working on the brain to effectively reduce the problems. Continue reading “Dramamine (Dimenhydrinate) for Dogs”