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How to Manage Asthma in Your Pet

Wheezing, coughing, and shortness of breath can be experienced by cats, dogs, and people diagnosed with asthma, an inflammatory lower airway disease. Asthma in dogs is less common than in cats, but both species suffer from asthma in much the same way as people. Pets can sustain asthmatic episodes because of triggers caused by people [...]

How to Keep Your Cat at a Healthy Weight

America has a growing problem—the number of overweight and obese pets is on the rise, especially among the feline pet population. While there’s more to love when snuggling a chubby kitty, those extra pounds can create a bigger health threat than you may think. As more cats’ waistlines expand, more are suffering with weight-related medical [...]

Act First, Worry Later: How to Provide First Aid Care to Your Pet

Does your pet have a nose for trouble? As much as we love our pets' natural curiosity, it sometimes leads them into urgent or emergency situations. Instead of panicking, know how to react when your furry friend is injured, ingests a  toxic substance, or has a seizure. Being prepared with a first aid kit and [...]

10 Ways Laser Therapy Can Help Your Pet

Often referred to as cold laser, low-level laser therapy (LLLT), or laser therapy, photobiomodulation therapy has been used widely in human and equine sports medicine for decades, and is now making the shift to companion animals. Laser therapy is a nonthermal process that triggers photochemical events at the cellular level, stimulating or inhibiting cell function. [...]

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 [...]

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