August 10, 2020

The knee joint of a dog is one of the weakest in the body. Just as football players and skiers frequently suffer knee injuries, dogs also have knee injuries.

July 17, 2020

An erosion through a few layers of the epithelium is called a corneal erosion or a corneal abrasion.

July 9, 2020

What is a collapsed trachea?

The trachea, also known as the windpipe, is an important structure, which connects the throat to the lungs.  It serves the purpose of directing air into the respiratory tract. 

The normal trachea is tubular.  It maintains its shape because of a series of rings made of cartilage.  These rings do not completely encircle the trachea.  Instead, they go from the 2 o'clock to 10 o'clock positions.  The remainder of the trachea is composed of a flexible membrane that joins the ends of the cartilage rings.

When the cartilage rings are flattened from the top to the bottom, the trachea is said to be collaps...

July 3, 2020

Periodontal (gum) disease is very common in cats and dogs over 3 years of age. Teeth cleaning is available to keep your pet's teeth healthy.

February 13, 2020

 As much as we hate to say it, our babies will one day get old and cross the rainbow bridge. But what if we could extend their life span by just a couple of years? That sounds like something I would definitely invest in. 

We've probably been seeing your babies for years now. If you're like most of our clients we are probably doing annual vaccines, heart-worm checks, routine preventatives, etc. It may be that after years of doing annuals it may be time that we now have to do extra blood-work on "Fido". But why invest in doing extra blood-work when my baby looks and acts like a 6 month old puppy even though they may be hitting the 10-year a...

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