Vestibular Disease

Download   Vestibular disease is a medical condition that affects the nervous system. Clinical signs of vestibular disease include incoordination (instability when trying to stand or walk), head tilt, and circling to one side. Sometimes the cause of vestibular disease remains undiagnosed, but underlying causes can include thyroid disease (in dogs) or a middle/inner ear

Trimming Your Cat's Nails

Download   Nail trimming should be a calm, stress-free experience for you and your cat. If your cat experiences pain from nail trimming, you will probably have trouble trimming his or her nails in the future, so make sure that you clip just the tip of each nail. Contact your veterinarian if you are unsure


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


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

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

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