Friday, April 29th is National Hairball Awareness Day and I have the poster patient for this disorder. Sunshine looks just like her name, a sunburst of calico color on one very charming cat. So how did she get to be the poster patient for National Hairball Awareness Day? A hairball nearly killed her. Sunshine has
I just heard a staggering number, and it is not about our national deficit. In one year, your Labrador sheds 70 pounds of hair. Imagine what that number could be if your dog or cat develops a medical condition causing increased hair loss. Shedding is normal, but there are medical conditions which increase hair loss.