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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Intranasal vaccines for pets

Because intranasal vaccines are given at the site of potential infection, they are considered more protective by some veterinarians.
Pet Health

Electroretinography for pets

Electroretinography is a diagnostic test used to tell us what is happening in a pet’s eye. Learn more about how this tool can help your pet.
Pet Health

FIV in cats

Feline Immunodeficiency Virus, or FIV, is a virus that attacks a cat’s immune system, making them susceptible to secondary infections.

Why do dogs shiver and shake?

There are so many reasons for dogs to shiver or tremble. The most obvious reason for shivering is cold.
Pet Health

All eyes on conjunctivitis

Our pets are susceptible to developing conjunctivitis, and although it’s not quite the same as it is in humans, it is still an unpleasant condition to endure.
Pet Health

The dangers of septicemia in pets

Septicemia, or sepsis, is a dangerous condition in pets in which infective organisms invade the bloodstream.

Swollen lymph nodes in cats

Swollen lymph nodes can occur due to any illness, but in cats it is much more common due to severe illness.
Pet Health

Osteoarthritis and rheumatoid arthritis in pets

Osteoarthritis is a chronic, irreversible disease of the joints. It can happen any place that two or more bones meet.