6 Ways to Prevent and Treat Noise Anxiety in Your Pet

By | 2018-07-02T12:09:12+00:00 June 25th, 2018|Uncategorized|

When you think of summer, you might think of pool parties, backyard barbecues, Fourth of July celebrations, or road trips. And, while there isn’t much to dislike about summer, the loud noises that can accompany some of our favorite summertime activities, like fireworks, can be terrifying for our pets. Noise anxiety is not uncommon in [...]

Ways to medicate your pet

By | 2018-06-12T04:02:00+00:00 June 12th, 2018|Pet Care, Pet Safety|

How to Administer Medication to Your Pet Giving a pet his medication can sometimes feel like herding cats, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Here are some tips to ensure your pet is getting the medication he needs without any accompanying stress or trauma (for either of you!).   Make it taste good [...]

Why Do Dogs Scoot?

By | 2018-05-02T01:49:25+00:00 May 1st, 2018|Pet Care|

Ever watched your dog scoot his hind end along the floor? It isn’t a pleasant sight, and the reason he’s doing it likely isn’t so pleasant, either. While multiple issues could lead to scooting, including gastrointestinal parasites and food allergies, the most common reason dogs scoot is because of problems with their anal glands.   [...]

Feline Kidney disease; a common problem that even more commonly goes unnoticed.

By | 2018-05-02T01:51:06+00:00 April 10th, 2018|Uncategorized|

Feline Kidney disease; a common problem that even more commonly goes unnoticed. Hey Doc, my cat is drinking a ton of water and the clumps in the litter box are huge. It seems like my cat is losing a little bit of weight, maybe eating less, what do you think could be going on? The [...]

Pancreatitis

By | 2018-05-17T09:39:10+00:00 March 20th, 2018|Nutrition, Uncategorized|

What is pancreatitis? Pancreatitis is inflammation within the pancreas. The pancreas normally produces digestive enzymes in response to a meal to help break food down within the small intestine. In pancreatitis, these enzymes become active within the pancreas itself digesting the pancreatic tissue itself! What causes pancreatitis? In dogs, pancreatitis is an acute onset after [...]

Gastric Dilitation and Voluvulus: What is it and why is it so SCARY?

By | 2018-03-14T06:02:38+00:00 February 13th, 2018|Uncategorized|

As a veterinarian, nothing gets us more concerned and on higher alert than hearing those words “We have a GDV en route!” So what in the world is a GDV?  This stands for Gastric Dilatation and Volvulus, more commonly known as “Bloat”. This is one of the most life-threatening and critical cases that we deal [...]