Feline

Just like on the human side of medicine, animals can struggle with thyroid issues, too. Dogs tend to struggle with hypothyroidism, an under-production of thyroid hormone. Cats, on the other hand, deal more with hyperthyroidism, an over-production of thyroid hormone. Revisiting the role of thyroid hormone, it’s job is to drive the metabolism of every

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When it comes to urination, our patients suffer throughout the day when their underlying disease is not treated. While it can be tempting to want to simply treat the symptoms, it is so important to find out the cause of the symptoms and treat the cause. Your pets will be thankful for your diligence and they’ll be on the road to recovery sooner than later.

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Anal glands. Even the term conjures up unpleasant thoughts. When called by their other name, anal sacs, there still isn’t a good image that comes to mind. But some dogs and cats struggle with anal gland problems and it really impacts their quality of life, and therefore our quality of life.

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Dog’s teeth are not proportional to the size of their bodies. One would expect a Chihuahua’s teeth (for example) to be quite small and a Mastiff’s teeth to be quite large. But this is not the case, and it has implications for the health of the mouth. Overcrowding in the mouth is not a healthy situation, but we can help!

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Therapeutic Laser has applications in three particular areas: wound care and tissue repair, inflammatory conditions, and pain control. In the day-to-day world of veterinary medicine and surgery, Therapeutic Laser provides great help in the management of ear infections, arthritis, skin disease, abscesses and infections, surgical recovery, post-dental care oral healing, bruises and other traumatic wounds, back pain, and the list can go on. If you have any questions about Therapeutic Laser, or if you’re wondering if Therapeutic Laser is right for your pet, please don’t hesitate to ask.

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If your cat has approached middle age or the senior years and coasted in the “playing” department, all is not lost. Sometimes our kitty companions need to have their life spiced up a bit. This requires only a little bit of imagination. Here are some starters…

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