Metronidazole is an antibiotic and antiprotozoal medication used in cats, dogs and horses as well as humans. Metronidazole is also used to treat tropical fish, reptiles and amphibians. More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Apo-metronidazole is an antibiotic used to treat infection by inhibiting bacteria growth, according to WebMD. It is manufactured and sold by Pfizer, Inc. under the brand names Flagyl and Flagyl Extended Release. More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Metronidazole has a half life of eight hours in healthy adults, explains Drugs with a half life of eight hours reduce to a statistically insignificant amount after 40 hours, though it takes up to 80 hours for ... More »

According to, dogs have different medical needs than humans, so they should not typically be given medication prescribed for humans, such as Benadryl or other mild sedatives. To understand which human medic... More »

According to the ASPCA, oleander is toxic to cats, dogs and horses. The plant, also called rose-bay, contains a digoxin-like substance that causes difficult breathing, disorientation, vomiting, diarrhea, muscle tremors a... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Several different kinds of parasitic worms can be passed from cats to humans via contact with infected animals or contaminated environments. Handling cat feces, such as when cleaning the litter box, is one frequent route... More »

Medscape states that while pets were once suspected of harboring strep throat in households that had frequent outbreaks, the variety of strep that cats carry, called "Streptococcus canis," does not cause pharyngitis (als... More »