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Warning Signs of Cancer

The earlier you detect cancer the better your chance of effective treatment. This article lists some of the warning signs of cancer in both dogs and cats. The earlier you detect cancer the better your chance of effective treatment. Below are some of the warning signs of cancer in both dogs and cats. Please understand [...]

Poisoning in Pets

Although the signs of pet poisoning can vary greatly based on the poison, it is good to be familiar with the symptoms. Although the signs of pet poisoning can vary greatly based on the poison, it is good to be familiar with the symptoms because the sooner you treat your pet, the better the outcome. [...]

Testing Before Starting Heartworm Medication

Preventive medications can be harmful or even fatal to a dog that has an adult heartworm infection, so it is very important that dogs be tested before starting a preventive program. Preventive medications can be harmful or even fatal to a dog that has an adult heartworm infection, so it is very important that dogs [...]

What is heartworm disease?

Heartworm disease may result in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and may lead to death in pets. Heartworm disease is a serious disease that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and may lead to death in pets, mainly dogs, cats, and ferrets. It is caused by a parasitic [...]

Do puppies and kittens need to have their teeth checked?

A dental examination is imperative for pets at all stages of life, particularly so when they are young. Read more on this topic by visiting Dr. Groves Blog. A dental examination is imperative for pets at all stages of life, particularly so when they are young. Your first puppy or kitten visit to the veterinarian's [...]

Cats and Arthritis

Unfortunately our feline friends do develop many orthopedic conditions including those affecting the joints. Do cats develop arthritis and joint pain problems? How would I know if my cat was affected joint pain? Unfortunately our feline friends do develop many orthopedic conditions including those affecting the joints. Diseases such as osteoarthritis (an inflammatory condition of [...]

Teeth Brushing & Your Pet

We know it can be hard (mission impossible sometimes!) in this blog post we shed some light on maintaining your pet's teeth. Do I really need to brush my pet's teeth? In order to prevent oral disease it is necessary to provide your pets with good dental care, both professionally and at home. A dental [...]

Ear Infections In Pets

If you have a pet - chances are he or she will get an ear infection at some point. Education is key - learn more about ear infecitons in this post. Ear infections in pets are a common concern among client in the veterinary practice today. Many pets at some point in their life will [...]

Pet CPR

If unable to seek veterinary care during an emergency, CPR may help. How do I perform CPR on my pet? In the event of an emergency always contact your veterinarian immediately. If unable to seek veterinary care right away CPR may help. If your pet is nonresponsive or unconscious, meaning they do not respond to [...]

Patellar Luxation

Commonly found in small and toy breed pets, patellar luxation may also affect large breed pets. I have a 1 year old Chihuahua that has been diagnosed with a patellar luxation. What is this and what can be done about it? Patellar luxations are commonly found in small and toy breed pets although this condition [...]

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