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Minimally Invasive Procedures: Brutus’ Story

Brutus is a fun-loving chocolate Labrador retriever who keeps his family entertained with his constant energy and zeal for life. He also keeps them on their toes, since he loves to eat anything he can ...

What is Veterinary Critical Care?

If your pet has ever been seriously ill, you know that illness and disease do not follow a nine-to-five schedule. Pets sometimes need medical attention and treatment  in the middle of the night or on ...

Veterinary Medical Diagnostics: The Critical Piece to Diagnosing Complex Cases

Your pet’s body is composed of an intricate network of systems that function together in a delicate balance. Disease upsets this balance, often causing varied and baffling clinical signs that make identifying the primary cause ...

Meningitis and Your Pet

Your pet’s nervous system is a delicate communication network that is responsible for maintaining important body functions. Neurologic disease or injury can affect critical processes, with significant systemic effects. Meningitis is a neurologic disease occasionally ...

Veterinary Oncology: Lumps and Bumps

If you have ever felt a lump under your pet’s fur while petting her, you likely experienced a sinking feeling. Worry creeps in as you wonder about the type of mass, and whether the lump ...

Seizures in Pets

Did you know that pets can have seizures? If you do know, because your pet has had a seizure, you know how scary it can be watching your beloved companion lose control for a few ...

What to do if a car hits your dog

The sickening sound of screeching tires can mean the unthinkable: a moving vehicle just hit your pet. In this emergency situation, quick action can save your beloved companion’s life. Assessing your pet’s condition and stabilizing ...

Traumatic Brain Injury

Acute traumatic brain injury (TBI) should be suspected in any patient that has suffered trauma especially when they have evidence of external head injury (epistaxis, oral hemorrhage, facial or skull fractures, aural hemorrhage, and facial ...

Electrochemotherapy: A Cutting Edge Cancer Treatment for Pets

Brooke Fowler, DVM, MS, DACVIM (Oncology)Oncology Specialist For decades, the mainstay of cancer therapy has been chemotherapy for systemic disease, one that affects multiple organs and tissues, and radiation or surgery for locally invasive tumors. ...

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