Pet Health

Pet Health

Different strokes: non-heat-related strokes in dogs

Strokes are acute vascular injuries in the central nervous system (often the brain).
Pet Health

Is it safe to fill pet meds at human pharmacies?

We’ve talked before about the use of online pharmacies to fill your pet’s prescriptions. Sure, they are convenient, but they’re not always reliable.
Pet Health

Who is healthiest? Dr. Ernie Ward discusses pedigrees and muttigrees

For my entire veterinary career I’ve held the assumption that mixed breed dogs were healthier than pure breeds. New research has vess questioning that hypothesis.
Pet Health

Advances in diagnostics: Dr. Kim Smyth explains ultrasounds for pets

Ultrasounds help us find the problem when your pet is under the weather, and is one of many tests on which we rely in world of veterinary medicine.
Pet Health

Common glandular disorders in pets

Endocrine glands produce hormones that control all kinds of activities in the body.
Pet Health

Cleft palates in pets

A cleft palate is a congenital condition of both dogs and cats, meaning that it is present at birth.
Pet Health

Pyoderma in pets

Pyoderma is a common condition in dogs, and also occurs less commonly in cats. It’s a fancy medical term for a bacterial infection of the skin.
Pet Health

Yeast overgrowth in pets

A pet’s body is home to a plethora of bacteria and yeast, both inside and out.