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Dr. Tammy Powell, DVM

Goodyear, Arizona As a writer on pet and veterinary topics at PetCopywriter.com


  • Small animal clinical practice with special interests in dentistry and ophthalmology, won five contests/awards for copywriting


Dr. Tammy obtained a Bachelor of Science degree from the University of South Carolina in 2005, and a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree from the University of Georgia in 2010.


Dr. Tammy worked in small animal clinical practice for four and a half years in Florida, followed by two years overseas in the United Arab Emirates. Passionate about both animals and writing, Dr. Tammy then transitioned from clinical practice to freelance writing on pet and veterinary topics. She obtained copywriting certification through American Writers and Artists Institute, with additional training in SEO and content marketing.


Dr. Tammy also writes about animals in a fictional format, and is working on a children's book about cats with superpowers. She lives in Arizona with her husband, two stepchildren, and a beautiful rescued Himalayan cat named Luna. In her free time, Dr. Tammy loves to try new coffee shops, travel, and go ballroom dancing. You can learn more about Dr. Tammy at PetCopywriter.com or TamaraSpellAuthor.com .


Anemia In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

Anemia is the term for a decrease in the body’s circulating red blood cells (RBCs). Depending how low the RBC count goes, this may cause anything from mild symptoms to a life-threatening emergency. In cats, there are many different causes of anemia—in this article, we’ll cover some of the most common conditions and how they are diagnosed and treated. What...

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When Do Kittens Open Their Eyes?

Newborn kittens have eyes and ears that are closed. They can’t regulate their own body temperature, and they are completely dependent on their mother for survival. As the weeks go on, kittens go through several important milestones in growth and development, eventually reaching the more rambunctious phases of kittenhood and then becoming an adult cat. Here, we’ll cover some of...

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Cavities In Cats: Causes, Symptoms, & Treatment

A cavity (in cats, known as tooth resorption) is a painful condition in which one or more teeth are broken down and reabsorbed by the body. It’s very common, with 20-60% of all cats developing the condition in their lifetime. Today, we’ll discuss what causes feline cavities, what to look for, and why it’s so important to treat this condition....

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Cat Bite Infection: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

It’s unlikely your snuggly kitty would ever intend to cause harm. But sometimes, cat bites happen accidentally—for example, during play or while trying to give a cat medication. Unfortunately, cat bites are prone to infections, which can quickly become serious. Here, we’ll cover cat bite infections, what to do if you’re bitten, how cat bites are treated, and how to...

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Pink Eye In Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Pink eye is another word for conjunctivitis, or inflammation of the thin, moist tissue that lines the eyes and inner eyelids. Many different things can cause pink eye in cats, but infections are the most common culprit. Treatment and prognosis depend on what’s causing the pink eye, and veterinary care is recommended regardless of cause to protect the eye from...

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Anorexia In Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Anorexia means a loss of appetite and decreased food intake due to the loss of appetite. Rather than being a medical condition in and of itself, anorexia in cats is a symptom that could indicate there’s an underlying medical problem that needs to be explored. Possible causes range from stress to hairballs to serious medical conditions. Here, we’ll cover some...

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