Recognizing and Treating Torn ACLs in Dogs

5 January 2021
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You've probably known at least one human who tore their ACL. This ligament in the knee is one of the most common ones to be sprained and torn by athletes. But did you know that dogs can also tear their ACL? Larger, athletic dogs like German shepherds and Rottweilers are most prone to this injury, but ACL tears can occur in any breed. As a dog owner, you should learn to recognize the signs of an ACL tear, and you should also know how vets treat this injury. Read More …

Three Things You Need to Know About Your Double-Coated Dog Breed

30 November 2020
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If you're like many pet owners, you like the idea of grooming your dog at home instead of paying the relatively expensive price tag for a groomer every month or so. This is easy in many cases, especially for those with short-haired breeds such as Labrador retrievers, boxers, and bulldogs. Certain longhaired breeds, including golden retrievers and Yorkshire terriers, are also fairly easy to groom once you get the hang of it. Read More …

Could Your Hyperactive Older Cat Have A Hyperactive Thyroid?

3 November 2020
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Older cats, just like people, tend to have more health issues crop up as time passes. If your usually leisurely feline becomes skittish all of a sudden, that's a strong indication that something, perhaps the thyroid, is amiss and that a trip to a veterinary clinic is in short order. What Hyperactive Thyroid Means To Any Patient Nearly every pet has a thyroid, but when something isn't right with the little butterfly-shaped gland, so many symptoms can emerge. Read More …

Signs of Cancer in Cats

6 October 2020
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When you own a cat, you want to be sure that you are taking the best possible care of their health at all times. However, even if you are the most diligent cat owner, health issues can develop. Cancer is one of those health issues that can seemingly hit out of nowhere and can have a major impact on your cat's health and well-being. It is a good idea to get to know some of the signs and symptoms of cancer in cats. Read More …

Reasons Your Dog May Need A CT Scan

28 August 2020
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If you are a dog owner, the idea that your dog will ever suffer a major illness or injury is likely heartbreaking. However, just like with people, things happen and sometimes dogs have major health issues. Sometimes, they even need CT scans. You may not have known that CT scans for animals even existed until now and that is perfectly normal. However, it is also important to know some of the circumstances in which your veterinarian may recommend a CT scan for animals. Read More …

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A Guide to Keeping Pets Healthy and Happy

Every novice animal parent needs to learn how to care for their pet. However, even experienced pet owners can benefit from learning more about their pet's physical and psychological needs. New medical discoveries relating to animal health are made on a near-daily basis, and many reveal new facts about animal health care that can help ward off future disease and help keep pets healthier and happier even longer. We created this blog, because we love keeping up on the latest pet health news and sharing it with everyone who strives to keep their pet healthy and happy. We plan to cover topics relating to a variety of animals, including dogs, cats, birds, and much more. Come back and check out our new posts often to keep learning more about the animals you love!