Halloween Pet Safety Tips

By | 2017-11-03T09:09:04+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Safety, Uncategorized|

When we think of Halloween, we usually think of trick-or-treaters, jack-o-lanterns, and lots of fun. But it can actually be one of the most dangerous evenings of the year for pets. We wrote this article to teach you about the threats that your pet faces on Halloween so that you can take simple [...]

Non Invasive Imaging at UVH

By | 2017-10-30T15:36:20+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Pet Care|

Non-Invasive Imaging at UVH Diagnostic imaging is essential to providing an accurate diagnosis for many pet illnesses. For that reason, UVH is equipped with advanced diagnostic imaging. This includes digital radiology, ultrasound, dental radiology, and we are excited to now have a state-of-the-art CT machine. High-quality imaging facilitates accurate diagnosis, which guides our treatment plans [...]

Pet Recovery After An Emergency

By | 2017-09-05T14:41:47+00:00 September 5th, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Safety|

Your dog or cat's behavior may significantly change after a natural disaster. They may become defensive, aggressive, and unpredictable. It is important to be mindful of their mental state and to keep them away from any potential hazards. A few important steps are: Keep a close eye on all your pets, and make sure they [...]

Puppies and Parvovirus: What every new dog owner should know

By | 2017-08-08T19:08:07+00:00 August 7th, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Safety, Uncategorized|

Bringing home a new puppy into your family is a time of celebration and welcoming your new canine best friend into your life. The last thing any new puppy parent wants to hear is a devastating diagnosis of Parvovirus. So what are the basic facts we need to know about Parvovirus? What is [...]

Skin Parasites: What to know

By | 2017-07-07T11:09:49+00:00 July 7th, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Safety|

Parasites that live on the outside of an animal (known as “ectoparasites”), are very common in Louisiana and frequently affect dogs and cats. Fleas, ticks, and mites are all ectoparasites but they have different effects on animal health. With temperatures rising, these parasites may reproduce at a faster rate and be even more of a [...]