Allergic cat

How Kenny the Cat Licked Allergies

When Becky’s rescued kitty, Kenny, first began developing red bumps on his skin, she knew something was up. “The bumps were primarily in his ears and he’d scratch them a lot,” she says. “Plus, he had a red raw spot on his belly from licking there, too.” Becky took Kenny to Fort Street Vet and […]

Allergic cat

Your Cat’s Miserable & So Are You!

Does your cat…. Wheeze, sneeze, cough or snore a lot? Groom incessantly or chew tail, hindquarters and paws? Scratch at ears and eyes or have runny, weepy eyes? Vomit frequently or have diarrhea? Have bald spots or sores?   If so, your poor kitty may be suffering from fleas or allergies…making your life stressful, too. […]

Dog allergy symptoms

Your Dog’s Miserable & So Are You!

Does your dog… Scratch uncontrollably day and night? Constantly chew, dig, or lick paws, ears, lower back or belly? Have swollen paws or open sores or scabs?   If so, your poor pooch may be suffering from fleas or allergies…making your life stressful, too.   Here are the usual suspects and symptoms Flea Allergic Dermatitis: […]

Apoquel, relief for itchy pets

Introducing Apoquel®: It’s Fast Relief for Itchy Pets

We’re pleased to announce that we now have a new drug available to help pets 12 months or older suffering severely with allergies and dermatitis.   Called Apoquel, this new med appears to be as effective as corticosteroids, but has fewer and less severe side effects. What’s more, it’s fast acting.   It typically starts […]

Dog licks allergies

Meet Molly, a Mini Goldendoodle Once Plagued by Allergies…

…Now She’s a Peppy Pooch! An early spring brings beautiful blooms but also awful allergies that can torment pets as well as humans. For example, meet Molly, a 3-year-old Mini Goldendoodle that’s been battling allergies since she was a pup. When Molly’s owners, Pat and Ann, first took her to see Dr. Busselman, she was […]

Dog Behavior Problems

There’s New Help for Dogs with Behavior Problems

Does Your Dog… Urinate or defecate in the house? Hide, try to escape or run away frequently? Hyper-salivate, tremble or pant excessively? Bark excessively or exhibit destructive behavior? If so, your pet may be suffering from fear and anxiety, two primary causes of behavior problems in dogs.   Solliquin™ Can Help Calm Your Dog Some […]

Cat Behavior Problems

There’s New Help for Cats with Behavior Problems

Does Your Cat… Spray or eliminate outside the litterbox? Urinate or defecate on your clothing or belongings? Hide a lot? Hyperventilate? Groom excessively? Act aggressively with other pets?   If so, your kitty may be suffering from fear and anxiety, two primary causes of cat behavior problems.   Solliquin™ Can Help Calm Your Cat Some […]

Royal Canin Pet Foods

Fort Street Vet Now Proudly Offers Royal Canin Veterinary Diet® Pet Food

For years we’ve carried Hills Prescription Diet® pet foods for our clients but this year we’ve made a change. Instead, we’re now pleased to offer you products from Royal Canin®, a global leader in pet nutrition. “Both brands are highly respected and very research based but Royal Canin has many more palatability options and for […]