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Dr. Kim Smyth

Pet Care

Petplan pet insurance presents: a primer on vet visit etiquette

Entering the veterinary office can sometimes be a daunting task.
Pet Health

A look inside interventional radiology

Interventional radiology provides minimally invasive therapeutic alternatives to surgery.
Pet Health

Protein shake up: Petplan pet insurance examines amyloidosis

Amyloidosis is a disease that can affect dogs, cats and other mammals – including us!
Pet Health

Arthroscopic surgery for pets

Arthroscopic surgery is quite common in human medicine and is becoming more common in veterinary medicine as well.
Pet Health

Orthotics and prosthetics for pets

Orthotics are orthopedic braces used to control and guide joints and limbs, and prosthetics are devices that replace a missing body part.
Pet Health

Cryptosporidiosis in dogs

Visit your vet as soon as possible to rule out the presence of this parasite.
Pet Health

A closer look at iris melanoma

Melanoma is a type of cancer, and among other organs, it can affect your pet’s eyes.
Pet Health

Saddle thrombus in cats

Sadly, 75% of cats that present with a saddle thrombus had previously undetected heart disease – that’s how good cats are at hiding their problem.