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Bunny Bunny…I want a Bunny!!

By | 2017-05-15T23:00:51+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Nutrition, Pet Care|

How long do rabbits live? 8-12 years with good care. What do rabbits eat? Unlike Dogs and cats buying a bag of rabbit food is not providing a healthy diet. Diet is extremely important to keep a rabbit healthy and happy. A balanced diet should be composed of the following: 75% Timothy hay available at [...]

Not that kind of donut!! Part 7 of Zoey’s Stem Cell Therapy Journey

By | 2017-05-15T21:39:48+00:00 April 3rd, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|

Zoey on Treadmill and Physio ball!! Zoey has been working hard during her rehabilitation sessions. Every session we are increasing time and degree of difficulty of her exercises. Zoey’s owner has also noticed the improvement in that she is rushing out the door to go outside and play…. that is right…PLAY! One of her exercises [...]

17 – 48… What do you think that means??

By | 2017-05-15T21:42:33+00:00 March 31st, 2017|Building a New UVH, Gator Tails of Construction|

Gator man here – How has your week been? Mine has been awesome!! What happened to my dirt pile in front?? Yeah – that’s right! Parking lot!! I got a new ball! (representing my place…UVH) Over the years of working at the current UVH, we have heard from many of you that we don’t have [...]

Fleas…Love Louisiana!!

By | 2017-05-15T21:44:19+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

THE FLEA Did you know that about 5% of the flea population is the adult? YIKES!! The eggs, larva and pupa stages are much more numerous! The Flea Life Cycle: there are four parts to the life cycle of the flea: Adult Egg Larva Pupa The pupa, like a cocoon, houses the adult flea until [...]

Can you run under water??? UVHvets is almost ready!!

By | 2017-05-15T21:45:41+00:00 March 13th, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|

A Water Treadmill is on its way to UVH… The new facility is getting closer to being finished. What this means is that UVH Physical Rehabilitation is growing too. One of the rooms that will be added is a water treadmill room. I am so excited about this and can’t wait to tell everyone. There [...]

Zoey loves to Boogie…Part 6 of her Stem Cell Therapy Journey

By | 2017-05-15T21:48:24+00:00 February 17th, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|

Zoey does Cavaletti poles and Balance Board! Some of the physical exercises that Zoey completes during her rehabilitation session includes Cavaletti poles and Balance Board. Unlike people, it is harder for us to ask our pets to use certain muscles to flex and move her joints so we have specialized equipment to help us. When [...]

Is snoring normal for your dog?

By | 2017-05-15T21:49:07+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Pet Care|

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome Does your dog commonly snore while sleeping or snort when excited? What is brachycephalic airway syndrome? Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome is a group of inherited characteristics that cause restriction of normal air movement and breathing. The 4 components of this syndrome are stenotic nares (narrow nostrils), elongated soft palate (blocks the epiglottis, preventing [...]

Can a Cat catch a Virus?? a must read…

By | 2017-05-15T21:50:31+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Community, Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) are two of the most devastating contagious viruses seen in cats. Both viruses compromise the immune system causing poor health, frequent infections, blood disorders and cancer at any age. What is FeLV? Feline Leukemia Virus is a highly contagious virus that replicates within the body with [...]