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Does my animal need chiropractic care

Does my animal need chiropractic care? Animal chiropractic is taking human chiropractic techniques and applying it to animals as a hands-on, non-surgical, drug-free healthcare modality that may help improve orthopedic and neurologic conditions. An exam includes a detailed orthopedic and neurologic exam, stance and gait analysis, and static/motion palpation of the spine and joints in [...]

By |2020-10-03T09:47:14+00:00October 3rd, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Cognitive Dysfunction: How to Support Your Aging Pet

If you know someone who suffers from dementia or Alzheimer’s disease, you likely understand how cognitive disorders can be debilitating. As dogs and cats age, they can suffer from similar impairments, often marked by a series of behavior and neurologic changes. While we don’t fully understand the cause of cognitive dysfunction in pets, the similarities [...]

By |2020-09-30T17:54:25+00:00September 30th, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

Feline Health and Veterinary Care: Your Questions, Answered

Cats have nine lives, so we don’t really need to worry about them, right? Wrong. While felines are known for their resiliency and independence, they still rely on us for their basic needs. And, since cats are experts at hiding pain and illness, regular veterinary care is essential for catching diseases early, preventing avoidable issues, [...]

5 Reasons to Get Excited About AAHA Accreditation

The American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA) is a renowned organization that holds veterinary hospitals to exceptional standards. When veterinary practice owners undergo the rigorous AAHA accreditation process, they learn the necessary tools for effective management and, most importantly, the best practices for veterinary medicine and safety. Accreditation means great things for your pet, and University [...]

By |2020-07-01T20:25:53+00:00July 1st, 2020|Pet Care|0 Comments

The Trouble with Ticks: 3 Common Tick-Borne Diseases in Louisiana

When people think of diseases that ticks commonly transmit, Lyme disease most often springs to mind. Here in Louisiana, we don’t see much Lyme disease—it’s more common in the northeast and midwest portions of the country—but at University Veterinary Hospital, we diagnose several other tick-borne illnesses in pets that cause as much trouble. To keep [...]

By |2020-06-10T19:28:58+00:00June 10th, 2020|Pet Safety|0 Comments