Are These 6 Common Household Pet Toxins Lurking in Your Home?

While your pet can easily get into mischief outdoors with garden or shed items, your home can also contain health hazards for your furry friend. You’re probably well aware of many items that pose a threat to your pet, such as chocolate and grapes, but what about onions and garlic? To keep you updated about [...]

FAQs About Coronavirus For Pet Parents

Despite the daily barrage of information, many are still confused about the coronavirus, and what COVID-19 means for their family members—two- and four-legged. Here are answers to the most frequently asked questions we hear.  Question: What is a virus? Answer: If you enjoyed blowing bubbles as a kid, the circular structure you created can help [...]

How Your Pet Benefits from Our In-House Veterinary Laboratory

When your pet is ill, you want answers fast, and so do we. With a full, modern, in-house veterinary laboratory, we are able to get the answers we need to begin treating your pet immediately. While we occasionally need to work with outside laboratories for specialized testing, we can perform most tests right here at [...]

Is Orthopedic Surgery Right for Your Pet?

Many pets will experience some form of orthopedic injury, whether it’s a mild sprain or strain, osteoarthritis, a broken bone, or a ruptured cranial cruciate ligament (CCL), although owners often do not notice that their pet has an issue, except that she’s moving more slowly, or having difficulty rising. Fortunately for your furry friend, our [...]

Meet Dr. Groves: A Man of Many Talents

As a pet owner, you want to know who is taking care of your furry loved one. After all, you wouldn’t trust your child with just any pediatrician, so you naturally want to learn about your pet’s veterinarian. Let’s meet the man behind the stethoscope at Groves Veterinary Clinic—Dr. Steven Groves—and get to know the [...]

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 [...]

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