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Michelle Gerhard Jasny V.M.D.
Remember, dogs and cats will lick off goop you apply topically.
We sometimes choose not to treat HAC until symptoms are severe enough to cause obvious issues for either dog or owner.
Sometimes hairballs are too big to come up easily via vomiting, or to pass uneventfully into the intestines.
Feline chin acne is a fairly common skin disease of unknown cause.
Leave the dog in the truck (or the BMW) until you have thoroughly checked for antifreeze in the john and rat poison in the kitchen.
A growth can be easily biopsied or removed, but many do not require treatment.
Poison by ingestion is the most common scenario, but exposure to harmful substances can also occur via skin, eyes, even lungs.
The small tear in his bladder was easily repaired, and Mister recovered uneventfully. So did I...more or less.
They rarely bite or scratch, making them nice pets for children who are mature enough to handle them gently.
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.