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

10 Signs of illness in cats Sometimes it’s 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 associated with the behavior, …

Predatory behavior in Cats - Lytle Vet

Predatory Behavior in Cats

With the exception of lions, most members of the cat family are solitary hunters that hunt alone and primarily at night. The cat’s earliest association with human beings, about 11,000 BC, was probably uninvited but tolerated because of its usefulness in rodent control. Predatory aggression in domestic cats today continues to provide a valued service. Predatory behavior in cats is …

Cats with feline urologic syndrome - Lytle Vet

Feline Urologic Syndrome

(Urinary Obstruction) General Information Urine produced in a healthy urinary tract contains a great deal of dissolved minerals. In cats with feline urologic syndrome (FUS), mineral crystals collect in the urinary tract, especially the bladder and its outflow tract (urethra). The accumulating crystals irritate the lining of the urinary tract and may clump together to form “stones” in the bladder …

Kittens! - Lytle Vet

Kittens… Kittens… Kittens

So, you have a new kitten or are thinking about getting one of those precious balls of fluff that steal into our hearts and make us feel all warm and fuzzy inside. Of course, we want the very best for our new little friend. That’s why our motto here at the Lytle Vet Clinic is ” Caring for your pet …

Puppies should be dewormed at 2 to 3 weeks of age - Lytle Vet Clinic

Deworming Puppies and Kittens

General Information Roundworms and hookworms are common intestinal parasites of puppies and kittens. Puppies and kittens are often held and cuddled by young children who, like our pets, seem to be oblivious to good hygiene. Children do not wash their hands when they should. They pick things up and put them in their mouths. They kiss their pets and suck …