17 July 2015
Arthritis in pets: A painful, but manageable condition

Arthritis in pets: A painful, but manageable condition


It’s normal for our dogs and cats to slow down a bit as they age. But when they begin having difficulty walking or even lowering their heads to...
10 July 2015
Rover in chains

Rover in chains


Imagine being chained to a space of 6 ft x 6 ft for your entire life. Imagine there is nowhere to shelter from the elements, be it sun or rain, or a...
03 July 2015
Heatstroke in dogs

Heatstroke in dogs


Hyperthermia is a term describing an elevation in body temperature. This increase typically occurs as a response to a trigger, such as inflammation ...
19 June 2015
Hypothyroidism in dogs

Hypothyroidism in dogs


The thyroid gland is a paired gland found on either side of the trachea (wind pipe).The thyroid gland produces two types of hormones. Hypothyroidism...
12 June 2015
Barking problems

Barking problems


(continued from last week) Separation Anxiety Barking There is also barking caused by separation anxiety, which often takes place as you prepare...
05 June 2015
Barking problems

Barking problems


Dogs bark for a variety of reasons, some good, some not so good. Sometimes barking may be a welcoming signal, other times a warning.{{more}} Some do...
29 May 2015
Interesting animal facts

Interesting animal facts


(Adapted from an article by "David the Dog man” from the Daily Mail) o A crocodile cannot stick its tongue out. o Polar bears can smell a huma...
22 May 2015
Unusual things a Vet may encounter along the way

Unusual things a Vet may encounter along the way


#1. A few days ago, a client asked me to euthanize a Rottweiler that weighed around 110 pounds. He was suffering from a hereditary skin disease call...
15 May 2015
Osteoarthritis in dogs

Osteoarthritis in dogs


Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease is a painful condition of the joints seen frequently in small animals, especially in older pets. Arthri...
08 May 2015
Entropion in dogs

Entropion in dogs


Normally, the upper and lower eyelids close tightly, protecting the eye from damage and preventing tear evaporation. Entropion is the most common c...