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
As with anything, pet vaccinations can be too much of a good thing. Similar to parents who are learning more about vaccinations for children, veterinarians and pet owners alike are beginning to question some of the standard wisdom when it comes to protecting pets. There are certain fatal diseases against ...
There is nothing cuter than a pet in a colorful sweater, but do our furry friends really need to wear clothing? Although clothing is not a necessity for every pet, some animals benefit from a little extra protection during cold or damp days. Others enjoy wearing festive clothing during holidays or other ...
Pet Proofing Your Home
Introducing your new pet to your current one is only a single part of the equation relating to taking a new pet home. You also have to make sure your new pet is comfortable in your home, which is a foreign environment to the animal. Like humans, animals can experience high levels ...
According to the American Animal Hospital Association, nearly two-thirds of pets suffer from dental problems because their owners do not provide dental care for them. Imagine what would happen to your own teeth if they were never brushed or examined by a dentist. The same thing can happen with your pet’s ...
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