Posts by 

Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Health

Cryosurgery for pets

If you‚Äôve ever had a wart frozen off, then you‚Äôre already familiar with cryosurgery‚ÄĒdid you know our pets can also benefit from this procedure?.
Pet Health

What is Shar-Pei fever?

If you are a Shar-Pei owner, chances are that you already know about Shar-Pei fever, but it never hurts to brush up on the basics.
Pet Health

Flea OTC: over-the-counter preventatives for pets

Dogs and cats can be allergic to flea saliva, which causes a severe skin reaction for those affected, and both fleas and ticks can transmit disease.
Pet Health

Constipation in cats

Constipation can occur in our cats for any number of reasons, from grooming habits to medications.
Pet Health

Advances in diagnostics: Petplan pet insurance goes inside laparoscopy

Laparoscopy is a good alternative to the surgical procedure known as an exploratory laparotomy.

Prey drive and hunting behaviors in cats

In the veterinary business, quiet days are few and far between; pets just like to keep us on our toes!
Pet Health

No looking back: Petplan pet insurance on lumbosacral stenosis

Lumbosacral stenosis is a narrowing of the spinal canal at the junction of the lower (or lumbar) spine and the pelvis (or sacrum).
Pet Health

The canine melanoma vaccine

In humans, melanoma most commonly occurs on the skin, but in our canine friends, melanoma most frequently occurs in the mouth.