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 [...]

Not that kind of donut!! Part 7 of Zoey’s Stem Cell Therapy Journey

Zoey on Treadmill and Physio ball!! Zoey has been working hard during her rehabilitation sessions. Every session we are increasing time and degree of difficulty of her exercises. Zoey’s owner has also noticed the improvement in that she is rushing out the door to go outside and play…. that is right…PLAY! One of her exercises [...]

By |2017-04-03T02:15:58+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments

Zoey loves to Boogie…Part 6 of her Stem Cell Therapy Journey

Zoey does Cavaletti poles and Balance Board! Some of the physical exercises that Zoey completes during her rehabilitation session includes Cavaletti poles and Balance Board. Unlike people, it is harder for us to ask our pets to use certain muscles to flex and move her joints so we have specialized equipment to help us. When [...]

By |2017-02-17T01:30:42+00:00February 17th, 2017|Pet Rehab Therapy|0 Comments

Is snoring normal for your dog?

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 [...]

By |2017-02-13T01:26:04+00:00February 13th, 2017|Pet Care|0 Comments

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

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 [...]