Heat Stroke…be educated…be prepared!

By | 2017-05-15T23:00:51+00:00 May 1st, 2017|Pet Care, Pet Safety|

The temperature is rising and so are the stakes for your pets! With the spring weather in full effect and summer just a short time away, it is important to realize what this can mean for your furry family members and how to safeguard them from the dangers of summer. Our doggy friends don’t deal [...]

Bunny Bunny…I want a Bunny!!

By | 2017-05-15T23:00:51+00:00 April 19th, 2017|Nutrition, Pet Care|

How long do rabbits live? 8-12 years with good care. What do rabbits eat? Unlike Dogs and cats buying a bag of rabbit food is not providing a healthy diet. Diet is extremely important to keep a rabbit healthy and happy. A balanced diet should be composed of the following: 75% Timothy hay available at [...]

Fleas…Love Louisiana!!

By | 2017-05-15T21:44:19+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

THE FLEA Did you know that about 5% of the flea population is the adult? YIKES!! The eggs, larva and pupa stages are much more numerous! The Flea Life Cycle: there are four parts to the life cycle of the flea: Adult Egg Larva Pupa The pupa, like a cocoon, houses the adult flea until [...]

Is snoring normal for your dog?

By | 2017-05-15T21:49:07+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Pet Care|

Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome Does your dog commonly snore while sleeping or snort when excited? What is brachycephalic airway syndrome? Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome is a group of inherited characteristics that cause restriction of normal air movement and breathing. The 4 components of this syndrome are stenotic nares (narrow nostrils), elongated soft palate (blocks the epiglottis, preventing [...]

Can a Cat catch a Virus?? a must read…

By | 2017-05-15T21:50:31+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Community, Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) and Feline Immunodeficiency Virus (FIV) are two of the most devastating contagious viruses seen in cats. Both viruses compromise the immune system causing poor health, frequent infections, blood disorders and cancer at any age. What is FeLV? Feline Leukemia Virus is a highly contagious virus that replicates within the body with [...]

Gator Man had a Doctor’s Excuse!

By | 2017-05-15T21:53:45+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Gator Tails of Construction, Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

Hey there buddies… well I know I have been MIA the past few weeks. Just so much has been happening at the Project that I'm worn out when I get home and just want to sleep next to my tennis ball after a eat my dinner! So you know my mom loves teeth and takes [...]

Dirty Mouth…Clean it up…Then KEEP it Healthy!!

By | 2017-05-15T21:54:49+00:00 January 24th, 2017|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|

UVHvets prides itself on progressive and preventative medicine…and our approach to oral health for your pets is all about HOME CARE!! Yes, we know that you know that you should brush your pets teeth daily… But, did you know that we know that it is hard to do… Nothing will replace as needed professional cleanings. [...]

My Pet is Allergic to Food???

By | 2017-05-15T22:02:23+00:00 December 12th, 2016|Nutrition, Pet Care|

Food Allergies are a real thing and often overlooked and under treated… What are the signs of a food allergy in dogs and cats? In people food allergy commonly is associated with gastrointestinal upset. This is uncommon in our pets and only about 10-15% will have GI signs with an allergy GI signs: Frequent bowel [...]

The Cottage @ UVH…

By | 2017-05-15T22:12:03+00:00 July 27th, 2016|Building a New UVH, Clients, Community, Pet Care, The Cottage @ UVH|

Hey there friends…I am sorry about my lack of writing lately…but my paws are really tired! Project UVH is still my main focus and we are in the process of site work and making sure we get things right below the concrete! Super pumped about Project UVH and seeing more happening in the next few [...]