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A Few Holiday Pet Precautions

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 December 22nd, 2016|

It’s the holiday season… Here are a few things to watch out for with your furry loved ones: Chocolate: this is toxic to pets, it can cause elevated heart rate, hyperexcitabilitydiarrhea, muscle tremors and seizures. Christmas ornaments: Yes, they are pretty to look at, but dogs and cats love to play with shiny objects, which can [...]

Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Common But Treatable

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 December 14th, 2016|

Hyperthyroidism is a common endocrine disease that occurs in middle aged to older cats.  It is the result of the thyroid gland producing too much thyroid hormone all the time, regardless of whether the body needs it or not.  The thyroid hormone does many jobs in the body- it makes metabolism speed up, makes the heart faster, [...]

Diabetes: Even in Dogs and Cats

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 November 23rd, 2016|

Dogs and cats can get diabetes, too. Here's what you need to know about it so you can take care of them. Diabetes mellitus occurs when the pancreas stops making insulin.  Insulin is a hormone needed for the muscles and organs of the body to use glucose, the sugar from digesting/processing food.  Without insulin, [...]

Rodenticides: The Dangers of Rat and Mouse Bait

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 November 7th, 2016|

Rodenticides (rat and mouse bait) are as dangerous to your pets as they are to rodents. Rodenticides are very dangerous and not something to be ignored. Pesticides come in all shapes and sizes. Rodenticides, pesticides aimed at rats and mice, are among the most common poisons found in homes. If your beloved pets get into [...]

Feline Vaccines and Why They’re Important

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 September 15th, 2016|

Feline vaccines are an important part of keeping your cat healthy and happy. There’s no doubt about it: feline vaccines are incredibly important. Cats are not small dogs. Believe it or not, veterinarians hear this phrase over and over throughout veterinary school, and it is completely accurate. Cats have many unique medical, behavioral, and [...]

Bite Wounds: Tip of the Iceberg

By | 2017-07-06T18:07:47+00:00 August 23rd, 2016|

Dogs have powerful jaws, and bite wounds inflicted by dogs typically cause severe crushing injury in addition to punctures and lacerations. Once a dog bites and latches on, this is generally followed by shaking and pulling resulting in avulsion of the skin from its underlying attachments and tearing of the subcutaneous tissue, muscle, vasculature, and underlying [...]

Perianal Fistula

By | 2017-07-06T18:05:27+00:00 August 3rd, 2016|

Perianal Fistula,  -  Just the name of it alone sounds painful.  You may or may not have heard the term before.  It can also be known as furuncuosis and is a serious medical condition that most commonly affects German Shepherd dogs, but can also occur in other purebred or mixed breed dogs.  A fistula is an [...]

Inflammatory Bowel Disease

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 July 27th, 2016|

RegionalVet treats Inflammatory Bowel Disease Inflammatory Bowel Disease requires careful diagnosis, treatment and monitoring. But it may be difficult at first for owners to recognize the symptoms. That's where we come in. The diagnosis of Inflammatory Bowel Disease, the type, and making sure the other organs are working normally, is one of the areas of [...]

Harmful Foods for Pets

By | 2017-03-17T18:41:31+00:00 July 6th, 2016|

Who isn't tempted to share their food with their pet? Many people don't know about all of the harmful foods for pets to eat. Here are some common statements along this line: “Grapes are good for me, why not Fluffy, too?” “Oops Mommy I dropped my box of raisins!” “Don't worry honey, the dog will eat [...]