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Why Does my Vet Want a Poop Sample?

By |2019-03-29T23:11:11+00:00March 29th, 2019|Pet Care|

BMs, bowel movements, poop, all also known as feces... no matter what you call it... UVHvets wants to test it!!! Let’s talk Poop! All cats and dogs do it but is something living in your pets’ feces?? What’s the scoop on Poop? It’s April STOOLS day... we could have so many headers for this important [...]

How to Protect Your Pet from Fleas and Ticks

By |2019-03-12T15:05:31+00:00March 12th, 2019|Pet Care|

Outdoor activities can quickly become unpleasant if your pet brings hitchhiking pests home. Fleas and ticks are more than just a nuisance—they have the potential to cause extreme irritation to you and your pets. Even worse, they can transmit harmful diseases, such as Lyme disease, Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, and tapeworm infections. Flea and tick [...]

Oral Tumors in Dogs and Cats

By |2019-03-02T06:55:35+00:00February 18th, 2019|Pet Cancer, Pet Oral Care|

Canine Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma (CAA) that underwent oral surgery at UVHvets.   Oral Tumors in Dogs and Cats February is Dental Health Month for pets, which typically  makes us think of taking care of the teeth dogs and cats to prevent dental disease.  However, dogs and cats can also develop cancers within the mouth [...]

How to Brush Your Pet’s Teeth

By |2019-02-08T03:40:36+00:00February 8th, 2019|Pet Care, Uncategorized|

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 [...]

Building the Bond by Training Your Pet

By |2019-01-25T18:35:28+00:00January 25th, 2019|Uncategorized|

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 [...]

So your Dog is Coughing!!!

By |2019-01-25T17:35:02+00:00January 25th, 2019|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

Is your dog coughing? Is it something to worry about? When do I call the vet? Is my other pet going to start coughing too? We all cough from time to time. Usually it is an uncommon occurrence and there is a tickle in the throat. We cough once and it’s over. Dogs are the [...]

What’s in a Veterinary Wellness Workup?

By |2019-01-09T02:21:28+00:00January 9th, 2019|Pet Care|

While a yearly wellness exam may seem unnecessary if your cat or dog appears to be healthy, a wealth of information is discovered about your pet’s health during these routine visits. Thorough physical examinations alone may not detect diseases, and yearly lab tests are a safe way to catch illnesses in their early stages so [...]

Diabetes in Pets

By |2018-12-14T15:28:27+00:00December 14th, 2018|Uncategorized|

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 [...]