Tracheal Collapse

Download Tracheal collapse occurs in dogs when the cartilage of the trachea loses some of its stiffness, causing the wall of the trachea to collapse inward as the dog breathes.  Clinical signs may not occur unless a secondary condition is also present; these include being obese and inhaling irritants such as cigarette smoke. Clinical signs

Urinary Tract Disease in Cats

Download Urinary tract disease is a very general term used to describe any one of several conditions that can affect any part of the urinary tract. Clinical signs associated with urinary tract disease vary depending on the exact condition. Some types of urinary tract disease can be reversed with treatment, while other conditions, such as

West Nile Virus and Your Pet

West Nile virus is usually transmitted to dogs and cats through the bite of an infected mosquito. Clinical signs of infection in dogs and cats may be very mild or absent. Protecting your pets from mosquitoes will reduce their risk of exposure to West Nile virus. Ask your veterinarian about safe and effective mosquito-repellant products

Training Your Dog

Even if you’re just looking for a pet to be a companion, training is still important to the relationship you hope to share with your dog. You may choose only “basic” training, like learning sit, stay, and come, or you may want more advanced training options. Ask your veterinarian for recommendations, and check out the

Urinary Tract Disease in Dogs

Download Urinary tract disease is a very general term used to describe any one of several conditions that can affect any part of the urinary tract. Clinical signs associated with urinary tract disease vary depending on the exact condition. Some types of urinary tract disease can be reversed with treatment, while other conditions, such as

When to Consider Euthanasia

Download   Euthanasia is the painless, humane termination of life. The decision regarding when to euthanize is fraught with medical, financial, ethical, religious, moral, and sometimes legal considerations. Seeking counsel from family, friends, and others can help with this difficult decision. Ultimately, you must trust yourself to make the best choice for your pet. What