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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Is dialysis an option for pets with kidney failure?

Typically, dialysis in humans is a long term solution. For our pets, dialysis is used a little differently.

How hot is too hot for your dog?

We've put together some hot weather information to help guide you safely through the dog days of summer.

6 ways to keep your indoor cat safe and happy

Even if you have the hippest cat joint ever, some cats will still want to wander‚ÄĒdo everything you can to ensure a reunion.¬†
Pet Care

Pet cafes are coming to a city near you!

What do you think about this new trend? Would you visit a pet cafe for a purr-fect cup of coffee or puppuccino?
Pet Health

A dog's experience with vestibular disease

Vestibular disease is a pretty common ailment IN old dogs, and it generally resolves on its own over a few days‚ÄĒbut those few days are hard to witness.
Pet Health

Motion sickness in pets

For some pets, riding in a car is a dream come true, but for others, it is an anxiety-filled nightmare that can often lead to motion sickness.
Pet Health

Cancer in golden retrievers

Purdue University conducted the National Breed Health Survey and found that 61% of Golden Retrievers die from cancer.
Pet Health

5 ways to keep your pet safe this thanksgiving

If you’re deep frying a turkey this year, secure your leftover oil well, and heed these other tips!