Hairballs are the bane of many pet owners’ existences, but are you aware of what this unpleasant sounding and looking health problem actually involves?

Having previously owned cats and having had innumerable felines as patients over the years, I’m well familiar with this issue and the treatment options. So, I’ve put together this guide for other pet owners to best understand and manage the hairball issue.

Check out this article for The Honest Kitchen- National Hairball Awareness Day.

Dr. Patrick Mahaney

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