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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

When should I spay my pet?

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 [...]

By |2020-04-15T10:06:02+00:00April 15th, 2020|Q & A|0 Comments