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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.
Dogs use urine to communicate territorial boundaries, pack hierarchy, and whether an individual is in heat, pregnant, orneutered.
But today, I am still hopeful she will respond to doxycycline, confirming our presumptive diagnosis of FIA.
Although I don't take many new clients these days, when a dear former client asked if I would look at a cat belonging to a friend of hers, I was happy to oblige.
You can't buy 30 years of experience in a catalog, and I can still climb over an occasional gate.
There is a long tradition of pets being used to comfort the afflicted. The Newtown killings bring this venerable practice to mind.
With helpful medications, an older coon cat with a heart ailment has a few of its nine lives left to live, its owner hopes.
This fall at his annual physical examination, his mom mentioned he had been drinking a lot of water.
Like with epilepsy, there is no definitive diagnostic test nor known cause. For some reason, Isaac's immune system was attacking his own meninges.
We can never know as each new episode of severe weather approaches whether it will be a near miss or a major disaster.
The six-pound Yorkshire terrier had drunk an ounce of bourbon and was passed out on the floor.
Based on his history, altered mental status, and twitching, I suspected something neurological. "This may be serotonin syndrome," I concluded.
Usually seen in pups under two years of age, cherry eye can occur in any dog.
Normal heart rates for dogs range from 60 to 160 beats per minute. Zev's was 40 beats per minute.
It's time for Dr.
If ingested, any part of the lily plant "” stems, leaves, blossoms, even pollen "” can cause acute kidney failure.
It was still likely that a fish bone, or similar item, swallowed at the beach that day was the source of Sito's troubles.
Even pets enjoy vacation on the Island, but there's no immunity from getting sick here.
Veterinarians and medical doctors sometimes use similar terminology, but the meaning can be entirely different.
Abdominal swelling could mean several things to a vet, none of them simple to treat.
Some terriers mysteriously develop a crippling condition known as LPD, but it can be corrected with surgery.