Water Hazards for Dogs

Water Hazards for Dogs

Many dogs love swimming and playing in water. Especially during hot months, rivers, lakes, and pools can be great sources of exercise and entertainment for dogs. They also carry risk of illness or injury. The following are some of the potential hazards dogs may...
Canine and Feline Heartworm Disease

Canine and Feline Heartworm Disease

Heartworm disease is devastating, damaging, and sometimes fatal. Despite ongoing campaigns by veterinary care professionals to bring accurate information to owners, the disease is on the rise. Misconceptions about the disease and its prevention still circulate...
Canine and Feline Urinary Tract Infections

Canine and Feline Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections are conditions we see often at our clinic. They develop in both canines and felines. Many urinary tract infections are simple to treat, while others may point to underlying disease. The urinary tract consists of the urethra (tube that carries...
Canine Hip Dysplasia

Canine Hip Dysplasia

Canine hip dysplasia is an inherited, degenerative disease that leads to painful arthritis and diminishes the quality of life of dogs. The cause, predisposition, severity, and treatments all involve multiple factors. Hip Dysplasia  As puppies grow, the ball (femoral...