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.   [...]

Animal Dental Care is Important

By | 2018-02-13T17:58:13+00:00 February 6th, 2018|Pet Care|

Pets have teeth too, and dental care leads to improved general health. Pet owners can get the dental care their pets need in working with veterinarians. Daily brushing + regular dental checkups + the right nutrition = improved oral and overall health of pets. (CNW Group/Hill's Pet Nutrition Canada Inc.)   When did [...]

Pet Obesity

By | 2018-01-30T05:45:03+00:00 January 23rd, 2018|Nutrition, Pet Care|

What percentage of cats and dogs are overweight or obese? 54% of Dogs 59% Cats How does obesity influence my pet’s health? Just like in people obesity greatly influences health and shortens overall lifespan Early onset arthritis and joint disorders Risk for endocrine disease like Diabetes Chronic Inflammation Decreased anesthetic safety Skin Disorders Respiratory [...]

Halloween Pet Safety Tips

By | 2017-11-03T09:09:04+00:00 October 30th, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Safety, Uncategorized|

When we think of Halloween, we usually think of trick-or-treaters, jack-o-lanterns, and lots of fun. But it can actually be one of the most dangerous evenings of the year for pets. We wrote this article to teach you about the threats that your pet faces on Halloween so that you can take simple [...]

Non Invasive Imaging at UVH

By | 2017-10-30T15:36:20+00:00 September 18th, 2017|Pet Care|

Non-Invasive Imaging at UVH Diagnostic imaging is essential to providing an accurate diagnosis for many pet illnesses. For that reason, UVH is equipped with advanced diagnostic imaging. This includes digital radiology, ultrasound, dental radiology, and we are excited to now have a state-of-the-art CT machine. High-quality imaging facilitates accurate diagnosis, which guides our treatment plans [...]