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 [...]

Gator Man had a Doctor’s Excuse!

By | 2017-05-15T21:53:45+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Gator Tails of Construction, Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

Hey there buddies… well I know I have been MIA the past few weeks. Just so much has been happening at the Project that I'm worn out when I get home and just want to sleep next to my tennis ball after a eat my dinner! So you know my mom loves teeth and takes [...]

Dirty Mouth…Clean it up…Then KEEP it Healthy!!

By | 2017-05-15T21:54:49+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

UVHvets prides itself on progressive and preventative medicine…and our approach to oral health for your pets is all about HOME CARE!! Yes, we know that you know that you should brush your pets teeth daily… But, did you know that we know that it is hard to do… Nothing will replace as needed professional cleanings. [...]

My Pet is Allergic to Food???

By | 2017-05-15T22:02:23+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Nutrition, Pet Care|

Food Allergies are a real thing and often overlooked and under treated… What are the signs of a food allergy in dogs and cats? In people food allergy commonly is associated with gastrointestinal upset. This is uncommon in our pets and only about 10-15% will have GI signs with an allergy GI signs: Frequent bowel [...]

The Cottage @ UVH…

By | 2017-05-15T22:12:03+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Building a New UVH, Clients, Community, Pet Care, The Cottage @ UVH|

Hey there friends…I am sorry about my lack of writing lately…but my paws are really tired! Project UVH is still my main focus and we are in the process of site work and making sure we get things right below the concrete! Super pumped about Project UVH and seeing more happening in the next few [...]

Heat Strokes and your Pets!

By | 2017-05-15T22:19:57+00:00 May 10th, 2016|Community, Pet Care, Pet Safety|

What is Heat Stroke? Very high body temperature usually secondary to prolonged exposure to heat/humidity causing shock and organ dysfunction. This can also occur secondary to strenuous exercise in warmer weather. Dogs do not sweat like humans do, they have a more limited capacity to cool off. They sweat through their nose (panting) and footpads. [...]