Pet Health

Pet Health

Urinary obstructions in dogs and cats

Urinary obstructions are common conditions that we see in both cats and dogs, but male cats are particularly prone due to their narrow urethra.
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Scotty cramp in Scottish Terriers

Scottish Terriers are a generally healthy breed, but there is one medical condition unique to their breed.
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Osteochondritis dissecans in dogs

In dogs with the orthopedic condition OCD, there is a disturbance in the development of the cartilage layer of growing bones.
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Balancing act: electrolyte imbalances – part 2

Let’s discuss the signs that something is amiss, and I’ll tell you about treating the condition.
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Balancing act: electrolyte imbalances – part 1

Let’s take a look at what these electrolytes are and how we can use them to assess our canine and feline companions.
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5 benefits of laser therapy for pets

A growing number of veterinary practices are incorporating the use of Class IV lasers, or therapeutic lasers, into their protocols for pain management.
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The SNAP fPL test

IDEXX laboratories has developed a diagnostic tool called the SNAP fPL test that measures the levels of lipase in your cat’s blood that is specific to the pancreas.
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All ears: music therapy for pets

Can PETS benefit from music therapy, or is it all just a bunch of noise to them?