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 [...]

By |2019-04-30T02:22:06+00:00April 30th, 2019|Pet Care, Seasonal Checkups|Comments Off on 8 Facts UVH Wants You to Know About Heartworm Disease in Your Pet

Oral Tumors in Dogs and Cats

Canine Acanthomatous Ameloblastoma (CAA) that underwent oral surgery at UVHvets.   Oral Tumors in Dogs and Cats February is Dental Health Month for pets, which typically  makes us think of taking care of the teeth dogs and cats to prevent dental disease.  However, dogs and cats can also develop cancers within the mouth [...]

By |2019-02-18T02:32:31+00:00February 18th, 2019|Pet Cancer, Pet Oral Care|Comments Off on Oral Tumors in Dogs and Cats

Rehab devices. . . a little help!

Assistive Devices!! To aid patients in ambulation we sometimes use assistive devices that help promote independent locomotion. Humans use devices like can, crutches, braces and prosthesis to assist in use of walking and getting around easier. In recent years more devices have been conceived to help our canine partners in similar ways. We can help [...]

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