Be Aware of These Pet Poisons

Your pet looks to you for safety, protection and unconditional love. You would do almost anything to take good care of your pets, but you may have poisons around the home that could endanger them. If you educate yourself about household dangers for your fur baby, you may be able to prevent an accidental poisoning. [...]

2017-03-01T01:13:37-05:00Tags: , , , |

Preparing Your Dog For Winter

With winter coming soon, you might be ready to bust out your winter coats. However, in addition to keeping yourself warm, you also need to make sure your furry canine is safe too. Keep Your Pet Indoors On colder days and evenings it is always best to keep your furry friend inside. Like [...]

2017-03-01T01:19:08-05:00Tags: , , |

Vertigo in Elderly Dogs

Vertigo symptoms and cause Vertigo is a syndrome in elderly dogs that affects balance. Symptoms usually include staggering, a tilting of the head to one side, nystagmus, a rhythmic flicking movement of the eyes, nausea and vomiting. Occassionaly the dog may be unable to standand or most uncommonly roll over and over. Vertigo is not [...]

2017-03-01T01:32:56-05:00Tags: , , , |

Diabetic Treatment for Cats and Dogs

Diabetes Mellitus (DM), a life long disorder that afflicts dogs and cats, results when the pancreas fails to produce enough insulin to meet the animal's needs. Insulin is a hormone needed to transport glucose (blood sugar) into the body's cells. When there is a lack of insulin in the body, blood glucose rises to abnormally [...]

Epilepsy Care for Your Pets

Epilepsy (often referred to as a seizure disorder) is a chronic neurological condition characterized by recurrent unprovoked seizures. It is commonly controlled with medication, although surgical methods are used in some cases. Epileptic seizures are classified both by their patterns of activity in the brain and their effects on behavior. Epileptic seizures Seizures may be [...]

2017-03-01T02:05:09-05:00Tags: , , , |

Ruptured Cruciate Ligament

The rupture of the cruciate ligament is the most common knee injury in dogs, and most commonly occurs in young, athletic dogs and older, overweight dogs with weakened ligaments. Diagnosing RCL Your veterinarian will perform an orthopedic exam and take x-rays in order to diagnose the problem. The orthopedic exam involves an analysis of the [...]

2017-03-01T01:44:01-05:00Tags: , , , , |
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