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Giving Pets Pills – Risky Business!

So you’ve been handed a packet of pills by your veterinarian to give to your kitty or pooch……now what??  As you’ve probably noticed, most self-respecting dogs or cats will not take pills right out of your hand, not even the so called ‘flavored’ pills.  Hiding it in a meal may work on some dogs, but our sneaky feline friends will often sniff out the contaminant and find a way to eat around the pill.  So how do you make sure your pet receives the medication he/she needs at home?  Techniques for medicating pets are as follows: read more