Microchip Identification for your pet at Lytle Vet Clinic

We offer microchip identification for your pets.

Why Microchip? Each year thousands of lost and abandoned animals are taken in by shelters and humane societies across North America. Some of these animals never make it home because they can’t be identified. Microchipping offers pet owners the only truly permanent method of identifying your pet and linking the animal back to you, the owner, via our Lost Pet …

Veterinary care for your cat at Lytle Vet Clinic

10 Signs of illness in Cats

Signs of illness in cats Signs of illness in cats are sometimes difficult to identify when your cat’s not feeling well. Watch for these signs of illness, and consult with your veterinarian as soon as possible if your pet begins to show any of them.   1 Inappropriate elimination A cat that urinates inappropriately could have any number of  conditions …

Dermatology-Multivitamin products

Dermatology and Multivitamin products

Dermatology And Multivitamin Products  Dermatology and multivtiamin products our new product line. Ask us about dermatology and multivtiamin products our new products. New dermatology for the skin, fur, and ears. We also carry multivitamins and glucosamine product for additional health benefits for dogs and cats. Remember, we can spruce up your pet with a bath and nail trim. Please call …

Preventative Health Maintenance for your Horse

Preventative Health Maintenance for your Horse PARASITE CONTROL (DEWORMING) Internal parasites are a common danger to the health and well‑being of horses. These parasites are responsible for many diseases of the gastrointestinal tract, including most types of colic. The treatment and control of internal parasites is not only a continuous, long term task, but a cornerstone to a successful equine …

Foal Care

Foal Care Make sure foal is breathing; Dip navel in iodine 7% or iodine and glycerin mixture (50-50); Leave mare and foal alone and undisturbed as much as possible; Foal needs 10% body weight in colostrum (first milk) within 18 hours, normal nursing will provide this if mare has not dripped milk excessively; Commercial enema solution, vitamin A injection, antibiotic …

Your Foaling Mare

Your Foaling Mare A few steps and guides that can help with your foaling mare. CONCEPTION TO 6 MONTHS Exercise: normal; Nutrition: mineralized salt, pasture, alfalfa or grass hay, grain 0.5-1.5 lb/100 lbs body weight as needed. 6 MONTHS TO BIRTH Exercise: free; Nutrition: cal-phos supplement, protein supplement, Rhino immunization, Pneumabort K vaccine at 5, 7, and 9 months, sleeping …

Feather Picking: Popular Remedies May Not Work

There are certain popular remedies for feather picking. Foul-tasting sprays applied to the feathers (Bitter Apple, Listerine, etc), grinding/notching of the lower beak to make destruction of the feathers more difficult, and use of tranquilizers have all been recommended over the years to treat the chronic feather picker. Unfortunately, none of these is truly effective. They merely treat the symptom …

Feather Picking and Sexuality

Much feather picking of caged birds results from sexual isolation and frustration. It is easy for most bird owners to subconsciously ignore the sexuality of their pet bird because, in most cases, the true gender of their bird may not be known. Caged birds do not have external genitalia other physical characteristics that would , at a glance, indicate their …

Treating and Preventing Feather Picking

From the above discussion it should be obvious that there are no quick and/or easy solutions for psychological or stress-induced feather picking. Collars fashioned from discarded x-ray film or certain acrylics can be fitted and applied. These materials create an artificial barrier between the bird’s beak and its feathers. Collars treat the symptoms (the feather picking and mutilation) but do …