Tagged: Surgery

Objects that Obstruct

Whether we like it or not, dogs will chew and swallow things that they shouldn’t.  Unfortunately, some of these objects, or ‘foreign bodies’, can become stuck in the gut and obstruct the flow of...

Pyometra in Dogs

We have previously discussed the merits of desexing dogs at a young age but now we will focus on one of the nasty disease that dogs can get if they are not desexed: Pyometra. ...

Is My Cat Going Crazy?

One of the most common diseases in older cats is hyperthyroidism.  It usually occurs in geriatric cats, over 9 years of age.  This is caused by an overactive thyroid gland due to a benign...

Cruciate Ligament Disease in Dogs

Dogs, like humans, have several ligaments in the knee that act to stabilize this joint.  One of the most important of these is the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CrCL), which runs between the femur and...