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20 10, 2015

Canine Weight Loss

2018-06-15T16:29:49-04:00

Start with Calories – For canine weight loss, the formulas seem simple enough: fewer calories in plus more calories out equals weight loss. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as that formula makes it appear. For starters, you should never put your dog on a diet without the assistance of your veterinary healthcare team. This is [...]

Canine Weight Loss2018-06-15T16:29:49-04:00
20 10, 2015

Feline Weight Loss

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

Start with Calories – For feline weight loss, the formulas seem simple enough: fewer calories in plus more calories out equals weight loss. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as that formula makes it appear. For starters, cats that are overweight or obese must eat. Their physiology is different than humans or dogs and if they [...]

Feline Weight Loss2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
20 10, 2015

Ticks are the Enemy

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

When is tick season? Late spring/early summer and fall. What are the most common tick-borne diseases? Lyme – The most common tick-borne disease in the northern hemisphere.  Named after a town called Lyme, CT where a lot of cases were discovered in 1975. Ehrlichia – There are two kinds of ehrlichiosis, both of which are [...]

Ticks are the Enemy2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

Preanesthetic Lab Screening

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

Why is it so important for your pet? Dogs and cats can hide disease that may not be diagnosed on physical examination alone. Lab work can give results to give you peace of mind before your pet undergoes an anesthetic procedure. Typically consists of a CBC (checks for anemia, infection, inflammation, clotting issues), chemistry profile [...]

Preanesthetic Lab Screening2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

Kennel Cough

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

Infectious Canine Tracheobronchitis Kennel cough is inflammation of the upper respiratory system; specifically, inflammation of the trachea and bronchi. It is easily spread through contaminated surfaces like toys, sidewalks and other dog exposure. Symptoms include a harsh dry hacking cough, gagging, vomiting, nasal discharge and/or retching. To treat, a veterinarian must do a physical examination, [...]

Kennel Cough2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

Does My Pet Have Fleas?

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

If you have seen one flea on your dog or cat, then he or she has fleas. In almost all cases, there are many more fleas unseen than seen. You can check for flea dirt, which is actually tiny specks of dried blood left by fleas when they bite your pet.  Comb through your pet’s coat [...]

Does My Pet Have Fleas?2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ears and Your Pet’s Hearing

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

1.  The vestibular apparatus, housed deep in the cat’s inner ear, is responsible for the cat’s remarkable sense of balance. This sense organ’s tiny chambers and canals are lined with millions of sensitive hairs and filled with fluid and minute floating crystals. When the cat moves suddenly, the delicate hairs detect the movement of the [...]

10 Things You Didn’t Know About Ears and Your Pet’s Hearing2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

Lab Work

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

Why is blood work important? Animals are unable to explain symptoms so it is important to establish a baseline in a healthy pet to catch potential problems and to screen for any issues before a procedure or surgery to include medication screening. Screenings include but are not limited to: Diabetes Kidney Disease Hyperthyroid Liver Disease Lab [...]

Lab Work2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

Bad Breath Is Not Normal

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

Take Your Pet’s Bad Breath Seriously Dental disease is the most common illness encountered in veterinary medicine today and affects 9 out of 10 pets. Unfortunately it is also the most under treated disease. Bacteria buildup can be carried throughout the body. Dental disease puts tremendous demands on your pet’s organs, weakening the liver, kidneys, [...]

Bad Breath Is Not Normal2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00
19 10, 2015

You’ve Seen It At Your Dermatologists…

2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00

Does your pet have little bumps, warts, growths, or skin tags you wish were gone? Now there’s an easy way to finally get rid of them! Cryosurgery using Liquid Nitrogen instantly freezes these annoying lesions! Cryosurgery: the fast, easy, safe way to eliminate unsightly growths. Produces excellent cosmetic results No sedation necessary Can be done during any [...]

You’ve Seen It At Your Dermatologists…2017-03-09T11:39:45-05:00