Pilling the Unwilling: How to Get Your Pet to Take Medications

Uh-oh. Dread fills the pit of your stomach as the veterinarian hands over your cat’s medication. Not only does your cat have a chronic condition that requires lifelong treatment, but also the medication is in the most challenging form—pills. You vividly remember the last time you attempted to give your cat a flea-prevention pill.  She [...]

By |2019-09-22T17:22:04+00:00September 22nd, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

Should I take my pet to the vet??

5 Signs of illness you shouldn’t wait to bring your pet to the vet with Sometimes it can be easy to know when to bring your pet to the vet, but determining this can also be a struggle. Especially as pets tend to hide signs of illness and can still act relatively normal despite a [...]

By |2019-08-30T21:50:17+00:00August 30th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

CBD and Pets??

CBD in Veterinary Medicine  CBD:  Center for Biological Diversity CBD:  Common Bile Duct CBD:  Central Business District C...B...D:  Cannabidiol!  Let’s face it, that’s the only CBD that anyone cares about these days, right?  Unless you have been living under a rock, you have heard about CBD being used by grandmothers, young adults, baby boomers, and [...]

By |2019-08-30T21:41:11+00:00August 30th, 2019|Pet Care, Pet Safety|0 Comments

Is it safe to use Essential Oils with Cats?

  Essential Oils and Cats Don’t Always Mix!  The popularity of health products that can be used in the home has exploded in the last decade.  Products such as essential oils and aromatherapy products are being used much more in households throughout the world.  While these products may be safe and useful in improving the [...]

By |2019-08-30T21:31:47+00:00August 30th, 2019|Pet Care, Pet Safety|0 Comments

Cats Need Regular Veterinary Care, Too

Only 47% of cat owners took their cat to the veterinarian in 2016, compared with 79% of dog owners, according to the 2017-2018 American Veterinary Medical Association Pet Ownership and Demographic Sourcebook. In the same year, less than half of cat owners took their pet to the veterinarian for routine or preventive health care, compared [...]

By |2019-08-15T20:58:55+00:00August 15th, 2019|Pet Care|0 Comments

What is Hospice for Dogs and Cats?

What Is Veterinary Hospice? Love Always Hospice care is commonly utilized in human medicine for people who have a life-limiting illness that is no longer responding to traditional, often intensive treatment.  Hospice care often involves transitioning to caring for the patient in their home rather than having them remain hospitalized. Many people do [...]

8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

We’re no strangers to insects in the south. But, did you know that 1 of every 18 dogs tested in Caddo Parish tests positive for heartworm disease? Louisiana’s accommodating climate for insect growth and reproduction makes parasite prevention a must for pets. Learn how to  protect your pet from heartworm disease in our latest blog [...]