There's been a huge increase in the number of acronyms and other abbreviations in our language. They can be tough to understand. So can medicine. One of our goals is to remove the confusion.
Prompted by the recent outbreaks, Dr. McKinney reflects on the similarities between the measles virus in humans and the canine distemper virus.
The cold weather frequently makes trips outside something less than pleasant, for both us and our pets. Here are some things to be aware of so you can avoid any extra difficulties in the cold.
January often brings resolutions to improve our health and the usual plans to eat better, exercise more, and shed some pounds. Statistics show many of our family pets could use more exercise and some slimming down, too.
Iris, a Borzoi Sighthound, was everything her owner Meaghan had hoped-- until she wasn’t quite herself one evening. A life-threatening illness proved to be the culprit, and quick action was required to save Iris' life.
When you bring your pet to our Emergency Service, injured or ill, we understand some of the distress because we've often been in the same position with a loved furry family member.