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Dental Disease

Posted on 10-22-2018

Dental disease, also called periodontal disease, is one of the most common clinical conditions seen by our veterinarians. This comes as no surprise when we consider that most adult dogs and cats show ...

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Splenic tumors: How can you screen your pet?

Posted on 10-19-2018

Dogs presenting in a collapsed state is one of the most traumatic conditions we see as veterinarians. Splenic tumors are one of the most common causes for this present...

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Canine Coginitive Dysfunction

Posted on 10-19-2018

Canine Coginitive Dysfunction, also known as CCD, is an age related degenerative process of the brain, similar to Alzheimer’s humans...

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ACUPUNCTURE

Posted on 10-19-2018

Western medical acupuncture is a therapeutic modality involving the insertion of fine needles. It is an adaptation of Chinese acupuncture using current knowledge of animal physiology, anatomy and path...

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Dental X-Rays

Posted on 10-19-2018

Intra oral radiographs (x-rays) are an important part of your pet’s dental care. Remember much of the tooth lies under the gums. The only way to evaluate the root str...

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Dental Facts

Posted on 10-19-2018

Dogs start out with 28 deciduous (baby) teeth, cats start out with 26 deciduous teeth. By six months of age, these baby teeth fall out and are replaced by permanent tee...

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Dentistry and Anesthesia

Posted on 10-19-2018

What is anesthesia-free dentistry? This is a service you may have seen advertised, but is not what it sounds. Un-trained and un-licensed people are advertising this service as an alternative to a prof...

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What is a Pyometra?

Posted on 12-11-2017

Pyometra is an infection of the uterus.  It is an emergency, life-threatening condition that commonly occurs in older female dogs that have not been speyed. Each time an entire female dog has a ...

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Why is my pets eye red and bulging? By Dr. Amy Long Goulart

Posted on 12-11-2017

Glaucoma is a disease of both pets and people that occurs from an increase in pressure within the eyeball resulting in pain and blindness. Glaucoma is treated with drugs, surgery, or in some cases a c...

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Arthritis and Joint Pain Therapy by Dr. Cheryl Thur

Posted on 12-11-2017

Osteoarthritis (also known as arthritis) is a common ailment in many of our aging pets, with both cats and dogs being affected in high numbers. Often, it is a degenerative change that comes with age b...

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Dentistry and Oral Health by Dr. Nate

Posted on 12-11-2017

Proper dental care is as important in our pets as it is in humans. Dental disease can not only cause pain, and oral disease, but also adversely affect the heart, lungs, liver, and kidneys. Despite its...

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What’s all the fuss about Leptosporosis?

Posted on 11-30-2017

Leptospirosis, or lepto as it is commonly called, is an emerging infectious disease that poses a risk to both pets and humans. It is also zoonotic, meaning it can be transmitted from pets or other a...

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Toxoplasmosis

Posted on 11-30-2017

We get a lot of questions and concerns regarding cats and Toxoplasmosis, especially in owners who have become pregnant and may be worried about how this disease could affect the pregnancy. Fir...

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What does it mean to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association?

Posted on 03-15-2017

When you hear the phrase “we are an AAHA accredited hospital” you probably think it’s just a paid membership? In reality, this voluntary accreditation is not easy to achieve - on...

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10 Ways You Can Make Veterinary Visits Better for Everyone

Posted on 03-15-2017

1. Be Present. The individual with the most amount of knowledge with the pet should be present. A thorough history is invaluable to a veterinarian in discussing treatment, diagnostics and preventa...

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