Have you ever wondered how we take animal x-rays and perform other types of diagnostic imaging on dogs and cats? Well, the equipment is much the same as what is used on humans.
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It is time once again to talk about that little structure in the neck: the thyroid gland. We have covered what happens when this gland becomes overactive, but what about when it becomes underactive? ...
Have you ever heard the veterinarian say “I’ll just take a blood sample” and wondered how exactly we do this in our four-legged friends? Well, blood sampling in dogs and cats is very similar...
We’ve all heard of bloat in cows, but did you know that dogs can also get bloat? Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus (GDV) is a condition that occurs in large and giant breed dogs, where...
According the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention as of 2014, 52.7% of Dogs in the United States are considered overweight or obese. Just as in humans, obesity is a growing problem in pets that can lead to health issues and shortened lifespans.
As we prepare for the excitement of warmer weather, with the seasonal change comes new, familiar pests, ticks. The mild winters of recent years have created a surge in the tick population which seems hard to avoid.
As we close out summer, we want to make sure to make the most of the last weekend. If you are looking for some fun ways to enjoy these last few summer days with your pet, here are some ideas
Dogs and cats are just like four-legged people with emotions, habits, and relationships. But when it comes to food, we must remember that our pets do not have the bodies and stomachs of humans. What may be your favorite snack can cause serious damage to your pet.
Most pet owners want to bring more of that sweet, unmatched love of animals into our homes, so we think about getting another pet. Here are some tips and things to think about if you are hoping to add another pet to your household.
It might be difficult for most people to imagine your playful pups struggling to walk and get out of bed, but there are some solutions and home remedies to keep your beloved, arthritic animals as comfortable as possible.