What is a blood glucose curve? A blood glucose curve involves regular measurements of blood glucose throughout the period of one day to monitor glucose trends prior to and following insulin administration. The curve will indicate the patient’s peak blood glucose...
What is Heartworm? Heartworm disease is caused by a parasite called Dirofilaria immitis, commonly known as heartworm. The parasites are long, hair-like worms that live in the right ventricle of the heart and the pulmonary artery. Dogs are the most common host. They...
COVID-19 has presented us with a new set of challenges. While some recommendations have changed, we are still encouraging clients to bring their pets in for cases which may otherwise have long term animal and public health impacts. Vaccines and parasite prevention...
Please Note: There is limited information surrounding COVID-19 & animals. Continue to practice proper hygiene, physical distancing and minimize contact with animals as well as people. We will keep you updated as new information surfaces. Can animals develop...
What is Hypothyroidism? Hypothyroidism is characterized by the underproduction of thyroid hormone and a subsequent decrease in metabolic rate. In dogs, hypothyroidism is usually caused by one of two diseases: lymphocytic thyroiditis or idiopathic thyroid gland...
Tooth resorption affects 20-60% of all cats, its cause is unknown and it is very painful. Tooth resorption occurs when cells called odontoclasts destroy the roots of a tooth by resorbing the enamel and as the condition progresses, it destroys more of the tooth...
What is a urinary blockage? A urinary blockage occurs when there is an obstruction in the urethra (the tube in which urine passes from the bladder and out of the body) making it difficult/impossible for your cat to empty its bladder. What are the clinical signs? Signs...
At the end of every year, most people have a list of resolutions for the year to come. Have you ever thought about making a list for your pet? Outlined below are five resolutions for your pet you may want to consider for 2020! Weight Management Increase the...
Has your pet recently been diagnosed with diabetes or are you just curious about diabetes in pets? November is National Pet Diabetes Month which makes it the perfect time to educate our clients about daily life with a diabetic pet. What is Diabetes? Diabetes mellitus...
Outlined below are some common plants your pet may come in contact with during the fall season. Autumn crocus Autumn crocus, otherwise known as Meadow Saffron, is toxic to both cats and dogs. Signs of ingestion may include bloody vomiting, diarrhea and shock....
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