Cat Vaccinations - Everything You Should Know The importance of vaccinations to the overall health and longevity of your cat cannot be understated. Cat vaccines are medically and scientifically proven to combat the incubation and transmission of crippling and fatal feline diseases. Our veterinary staff is dedicated to educating people about the importance of cat [...]

Veterinary Preventive Care

What Is Involved In A Cat Preventive Care Program? At Northwood Animal Hospital, we understand that prevention is truly the best medicine where the health and wellness of your cat is concerned. This is why we offer our feline patients and their human counterparts a comprehensive array of cat preventive care services that promote cat [...]

Feline Nutrition Cat Food

The Pros And Cons Of Different Types Of Cat Food Feline nutrition is very important for general health. However, the plethora of dietary options, brands and formulas available to consumers can be confusing, when deciding which kind of cat food is best for your feline friend’s health and wellness. Unlike humans and various other creatures [...]

Cat Microchip

What Are Microchip IDs, And Why Does My Cat Need One? At Northwood Animal Hospital, we understand that the bond you and your beloved feline friend share is invaluable and irreplaceable. We also understand that by nature, cats are roaming creatures and therefore run the risk of wandering too far from home, or just accidentally [...]

Heartworms In Cats

Preventing And Treating Heartworms In Cats At Northwood Animal Hospital, our highly experienced team of veterinarians and veterinary support staff have been helping educate our clients and win the fight against heartworms in cats since 1986. The importance of heartworm prevention for cats cannot be overstated. Once a cat has contracted heartworms, it cannot be [...]

Fleas And Ticks For Cats

The Dangers Of Fleas And Ticks For Cats Of all the pesky nuisances out there your cat might face, fleas and ticks are two of the most troublesome. For cats, fleas and ticks pose a variety of potential health issues, including: Skin irritation Itching Rashes & Skin Infections Transmission of disease and illness Suffering [...]

Diagnosis and Treatment of Cancer in Cats

Diagnosing And Treating Cancer In Cats At Northwood Animal Hospital, we understand that feline cancer is a devastating diagnosis. It is natural to feel highly emotional. However, a cat cancer diagnosis is not necessarily a hopeless one. Depending upon how early it is identified and the type of cancer involved, there are certainly options that [...]

Cat Spaying & Neutering

Information And Services To Spay And Neuter Cats Since 1986, the dedicated and compassionate veterinary team at Northwood Animal Hospital have successfully performed spay and neuter procedures on many male and female cats of all breeds and ages. We have also helped educate cat owners throughout CA about spay and neuter procedures. These include when to spay [...]

Feline Wellness Checkups

The Importance Of Cat Wellness Exams It is very important to have a veterinarian examine your cat at least once a year. Cats age significantly faster than humans and therefore it is imperative for cat owners to stay on top of wellness exams in order to catch any potential health problems before they begin. Most [...]

Declawing Cats: Examining the Pros, Cons and Alternatives

A part of normal cat behavior is their instinctive need to scratch on surfaces to remove excess claw material and keep the nails clean and in good shape. Cats obviously enjoy this behavior and certainly are not aware that their behavior may be seen as destructive to their owners. Unfortunately while your cat is happily clawing on [...]


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