Thank You For Checking Out Creatures Corner!

Thank You For Checking Out Creatures Corner!

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
December 9, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

I hope everyone received helpful advice by looking at my blogs and articles for the college paper. Also, I hope everyone has gained some knowledge when it comes to taking care of your pets health. The thing is, animals don’t speak to us and tell us that they don’t feel good. So it makes it harder... Read more »

Rabbits Need Veterinary Care Too! Some Signs Of Illness To Look Out For In Your Pet Rabbit.

Rabbits Need Veterinary Care Too!  Some Signs Of Illness To Look Out For In Your Pet Rabbit.

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
November 24, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

Most individuals think the only animals that need to be seen by a veterinarian are dogs and cats. Unfortunately, almost any type of animal needs to be seen by a veterinarian. This includes your typical pocket pets, such as rabbits, guinea pigs, and ferrets. In fact, rabbits should technically be seen... Read more »

What’s Up Doc?

What’s Up Doc?

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
November 24, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

Giving your rabbit a fresh and healthy diet is a very important aspect to a rabbits health. Many people look at the cartoon character, Bugs Bunny, and automatically think a rabbits diet consists of carrots. This is false. Carrots can be given as a treat in small amounts every once in a while. Carrots... Read more »

Keep Pets Warm During The Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

Keep Pets Warm During The Aftermath Of Hurricane Sandy

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
November 8, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

I hope everyone is doing well from Hurricane Sandy. In addition, I hope all of your furry friends are safe as well. Throughout New York, many families are experiencing power outages. Temperatures are dropping and it’s important to keep everyone warm, including any pets. Unfortunately it’s a tough... Read more »

Ear Infections In Canines

Ear Infections In Canines

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
November 8, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

Did you notice your dog excessively itching his/her ears or shaking his/her head constantly? These are some common sides of an ear infection. Ear infections are common in canines that have “droopy” ears, such as Golden Retrievers and Cocker Spaniels. The reason for this is that their ears are... Read more »

Veterinary Care for a Senior Dog

Veterinary Care for a Senior Dog

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
October 25, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

Is your dog getting to the point where he/she does not have as much “spunk” anymore like he/she used to? This is considered normal in an older dog to a certain extent. It’s just like an older person. They cant do things like they used to do when they were younger. This does not mean that senior... Read more »

Dogs Get Breast Cancer Too!

Dogs Get Breast Cancer Too!

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
October 9, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

Many people in society think that humans are the only ones who may suffer from Breast Cancer.  Unfortunately, dogs can have Breast Cancer as well.  Breast Cancer in dogs is called Mammary Cancer.  That's why spaying your dog is very important. Spaying your canine companion will most likely eliminate... Read more »

Medicating Your Furry Friend

Medicating Your Furry Friend

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
September 30, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

Have you ever had trouble giving you dog, or cat, medication in a pill form? There are many methods of going about this process. The best bet is putting the medication in the animals food. That is if the pet is not sensitive to certain types of foods or has any food allergies of some sort. The pill... Read more »

Ain’t No Bugs On Me

Ain’t No Bugs On Me

Katherine Wirth, Staff Writer
September 20, 2012
Filed under Creatures Corner

When owning a furry friend, such as a dog or a cat, flea and tick prevention is an important aspect that anyone can provide for their pet.  It's important to protect your pet by applying the prevention on them once a month. This prevention can be found at a local veterinary office.  That is the best... Read more »