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, [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]
The current outbreak of SARS-CoV-2, the virus causing COVID-19, is ever changing. As we continue to learn about this disease, which primarily affects humans, we’ve been keeping a close eye on how our pets and wildlife fit into the picture. While we still have much to learn, animals continue to play a seemingly negligible role [...]
So much has changed within the past 10 years in our industry and the answer varies on species and breed... MORE INFORMATION: https://uvhvets.com/benefits-of-spaying-and-neutering/
YES!!! We live in Louisiana...and we have mosquitoes inside and outside 12 months out of the year.... so we recommend that every month of every year you have a DOG OR CAT that they ALL have heartworm prevention. eartworm disease in cats is very different from heartworm disease in dogs. The cat is an atypical [...]
Who gets the blame? The food? The owner? The metabolism? Overall most pets are kept on high energy/high fat puppy or kitten food for way to long... leading to excess weight!
So much has changed within the past 10 years in our industry and the answer varies on species and breed... and there are different types of spays (ovaries and uterus or just the ovaries) and we now offer laparoscopic spays which are awesome!! This is just like a traditional spay but the incisions are smaller [...]
Money does not grow on trees. Here are few options for paying for unexpected pet accounts. https://uvhvets.com/client-tools/
WE love pets. We love when a pet has pet insurance and we can offer best medicine and the owners can say yes without the major emotions of financial constraints. Pet insurance is a win win. UVH recommends several companies and has this as a benefit for their employees....