Maisy was lucky enough to be owned by a pair of physicians who recognized her abnormally rapid breathing at an early age. Radiographs (x-rays) made the diagnosis, as you can see below:
What I wish all owner and veterinarians understood and acted on.
Your pet can be diagnosed with hip dysplasia at 3-4 months of age
A relatively minor preventive surgery, the Juvenile Pubic Symphysiodesis (JPS),
I'm surprised by how many veterinarians are unaware of advances in tracheal stenting, and how successful intraluminal stenting can be.
Here's a capsule summary on Tracheal Collapse.
And a summary on intraluminal Tracheal
Many of the same problems that affect people as they age, such as arthritis and diabetes, can also affect your pet. Making a few changes to the way you care for your furry friend will help you ensure that your pet stays healthy and happy as the years go by.
Look for Common Signs of Illness
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