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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

The blood disorder polycythemia

Polycythemia is the medical term for an abnormally high red blood cell count.
Pet Health

Cholangitis in cats

Cholangitis is the term used to describe inflammation of the biliary tree. Dr. Kim Smyth provides an informative analysis of symptoms, diagnosis and treatment options for your cat.
Pet Health

Advances in diagnostics: Dr. Kim Smyth explains CT scans

Veterinary medicine of today is not your grandfatherÔÇÖs veterinary medicine.
Pet Health

Anisocoria in pets

Anisocoria is the medical term used to describe pupils of unequal size. See how it can affect the pets we love.
Pet Health

Treating scoliosis in pets

Scoliosis is an abnormal position or curvature of the spine, and most often it is congenital, but occasionally, it is an acquired condition (think trauma).
Pet Health

Encephalitis: an inflammation of the brain

Inflammation of the central nervous system is a common cause for neurologic disease in our pets.
Pet Health

Congenital brain malformations in dogs

Thankfully, congenital brain malformations are relatively rare in cats and dogs, but we'll take a brief look at the most common ones.
Pet Care

The big chill: tips to protect pets during winter weather

Follow these safety tips to protect your pets during a winter storm.