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Amanda Jondle, DVM


Dr. Amanda Jondle is a veterinarian who practices small animal medicine and surgery and integrative medicine such as acupuncture in all sizes of animals. Growing up on a small farm, she knew from a very young age that she wanted to work with animals and started spending time at a local vet clinic at 11 years old. In addition to working full time at an animal hospital, she now enjoys helping pets and educating clients through writing and editing articles to inform pet owners on how to best care for their pets. She and her husband currently have 4 rescue dogs and 3 cats of their own and are often fostering pets with health issues until they find their forever homes.


Acupuncture For Cats: What You Need To Know

Acupuncture is a practice of Traditional Chinese Veterinary Medicine that has been used for animals and humans for thousands of years. This type of Eastern medicine has been met with resistance by many in Western culture but is recently becoming more and more popular as a means to treat our pets. This therapy involves inserting small thin sterile acupuncture needles...

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Osteoarthritis In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment​

Aging cats experience a variety of health challenges. One such challenge is osteoarthritis which leads to stiff and sore joints, decreased mobility, less activity, and less time doing things that the cat would normally enjoy. Osteoarthritis (OA) is a term also known as arthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD). Osteoarthritis In Cats Osteoarthritis, or arthritis, is a chronic condition that...

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Elimination Diets For Cats: What You Need To Know?

If you are worried that your cat is itching and scratching or has irritated skin or an upset stomach, it is important to know that cats can suffer from allergies just like dogs and humans. Allergies in cats can be from allergens in the environment or in their food. While environmental allergies can be a nuisance to treat in cats,...

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Cat Lice: Causes, Symptoms, And Treatment

Cat lice affect very few cats in the United States. In addition to the fact that lice are uncommon external parasites, the increased use of topical preventative antiparasitic products has helped to prevent cats from getting them. However, if your cat does happen to get lice, it can be a nuisance to get rid of, obnoxious for your cat, and...

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Salmonella In Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment​

Salmonellosis is an infection with the bacterium Salmonella. It can cause sickness in any animal or human through ingestion of material (usually food or water) that has been contaminated with feces. Cats infrequently become ill unless they have a suppressed immune system but can transmit the disease. Here are a few things to know if you think your cat has...

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Cancer in Cats Feature

Cancer In Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cancer is a scary word whether in talking about our human loved ones or our feline friends. If your cat has been diagnosed with cancer, understanding some basics about it can be helpful in knowing what to do and what to expect as you navigate this difficult medical diagnosis. What Is Cancer? Cancer is the excessive growth of abnormal cells...

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Lethargy in Cats: Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

A cat with little or no energy compared to their usual behavior is a lethargic cat. There are many different causes of lethargy in cats and while sometimes lethargy can signal a behavioral issue, most of the time this is your cat’s way of telling you they are sick. What Is Lethargy? Lethargy is an absence or lack of energy...

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What To Do If Your Cat Is Sneezing Blood

A sneezing cat is typically not considered an emergency or serious problem unless it happens frequently or is associated with abnormal discharge such as blood. Seeing a cat sneezing blood can be a very scary experience. While a little blood can be harmless, seeing blood consistently or frequently can indicate a concerning issue and should be considered an emergency situation....

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