Ultrasonography

Download Ultrasonography is a diagnostic technique that allows your veterinarian to look inside your pet’s body without surgery. Ultrasonography uses reflected sound waves to create images of organs or spaces inside your pet’s body. Ultrasonography is painless and noninvasive. In many situations, it can be conducted while the pet is awake. What Is Ultrasonography? Ultrasonography

Vomiting

Download Vomiting is the forceful emptying of the stomach. If vomiting is prolonged, it can lead to dehydration. Vomiting can be associated with several medical conditions ranging from motion sickness to foreign body ingestion to cancer. Treatment is aimed at controlling the vomiting and resolving the primary cause. A safe environment, healthy diet, routine veterinary

Ticks and Your Cat

Download Ticks can transmit dangerous diseases, like cytauxzoonosis, when they attach to a cat and feed. Your veterinarian can recommend safe and effective products to help protect your cat from ticks. You should never remove a tick with your fingers. Tweezers or tick removal tools work well. When in doubt, ask your veterinary care team

Understanding Pet Food Labels

Download Understanding pet food labels is the first step in choosing the right food to help make an optimal nutritional plan for a pet. Animals require specific nutrients from the ingredients in their foods. The new regulation to include calorie information on pet food labels might help decrease the number of overweight pets. Pet owners

Von Willebrand's Disease

Download Von Willebrand's disease is an inherited bleeding disorder that occurs most commonly in dogs and rarely in cats. It is caused by a deficiency in the quantity or activity of von Willebrand factor, a protein in the blood that helps platelets stick to injured surfaces to form a clot. It is found most commonly

Ticks and Your Dog

Download Ticks can transmit dangerous diseases, like Lyme disease, when they attach to a host and feed. Your veterinarian can recommend safe and effective products to help protect your dog from ticks. You should never remove a tick with your fingers. Tweezers or tick removal tools work well. When in doubt, ask your veterinary care