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How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

Your pet’s dental health is important. Without preventive care, including daily tooth brushing and annual veterinary cleanings, tartar can accumulate on the surface of your pet’s teeth and beneath the gum line. If left untreated, painful periodontal disease will develop. The tartar beneath the gum line can introduce bacteria into your pet’s bloodstream, where it [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:29+00:00February 8th, 2019|Pet Care, Uncategorized|0 Comments

Building the Bond by Training Your Pet

Today, many pets are regarded as members of the family. That bond, along with training and behavior studies, have caused negative, punishment-based training techniques to lose popularity among veterinary professionals and pet owners in favor of methods that incorporate positive reinforcement. The bond between pets and their people is an important one, and we encourage [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:37+00:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes—also called diabetes mellitus—is a disease that affects the body’s ability to use nutrients to make energy. When energy production occurs properly, the food eaten by your pet is broken down into basic nutrients, such as glucose, that are absorbed into the bloodstream. From the blood, glucose is transported inside cells, where it is made [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:43+00:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments

A Scary Syndrome…Seizures. Let’s get you informed!

What is a seizure? In the brain cells called neurons fire like electrical signals to run the entire body. In a seizure a group of these neurons start sending these signals all at once without a purpose or direction. The end result is typically generalized shaking/tremors, paddling, vocalizing or urination/defecation. This is called a grand [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:46+00:00November 27th, 2018|Pet Care|0 Comments

My dog has an ear infection…..AGAIN! So what gives??

My dog has an ear infection…..AGAIN!  So what gives?? Ear infections are one of the most common things that we as veterinarians treat on a daily basis.  Ear infections are painful, itchy and basically just stink (literally)! Ear infections are not very common in people, usually affecting children and rarely adults, but dogs have recurrent [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:49+00:00November 13th, 2018|Pet Care|0 Comments