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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

Cancer Treatment for a Pet: What Does It Mean?

There are a variety of treatment options available for pets diagnosed with cancer. The following is a general overview of the most common treatment options. The cost, specific schedule, and number of treatments varies depending on the type and location of cancer, so your veterinarian can provide specific details based on your pet’s case. Surgery [...]

By |2019-04-27T10:09:54+00:00November 6th, 2018|Uncategorized|0 Comments