Orthopedic Conditions

Orthopedic Conditions Many orthopedic conditions affect pets, and most can be fixed in one or more ways. It might be a simple fracture that requires internal or external fixation. The same is true of conditions affecting the joints, where damage to the cartilage may...

A Review of Some Toxic Substances

A Review of Some Toxic Substances Many substances found around your home and yard are known to be toxic to pets and I will be discussing three that produce gastrointestinal problems like vomiting, but also have severe consequences including death.The first one is...

Pet Diabetes

Pet Diabetes We are open during this time of COVID-19 as we are considered essential workers and we limit to essential appointments meaning if your pet has a critical or urgent medical matter, please call us. We are practicing curbside care. We will come outside and...

A Full Workup?

A Full Workup? I recently saw a case, where a young adult Labrador retriever was seen for occasional vomiting, but otherwise acting normally. Initially, the physical exam findings were unremarkable, and the owner opted to take the dog home and just get some medication...

Brachycephalic Syndrom

Brachycephalic Syndrom This particular problem occurs in what is known as “brachycephalic” dog breeds; that is , those breeds with very short faces with almost no snout. These breeds include: Chihuahua, Bulldog, King Charles Spaniel, Pug, Boston Terrier, Maltese,...