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Our pets often beg and complain about prolonged separations, and subsequently we submit to their desire to share in our daily activities. But, often this is not what is in their best interest. In fact, this desire to be together frequently leads to situations that necessitate emergency care or to the death of one of [...]
This is a disease that annually strikes many animals, most notably our cats and dogs. The importance of this article is to make owners aware of the signs, symptoms, diagnostics, and treatment options should their pet be afflicted. Also, I have added information regarding how to avoid the disease &/or its recurrence. We did not [...]
Cushing’s disease, or hyperadrenocorticism is a disorder caused by excessive production of cortisol by the adrenal cortex. Too much adrenal hormone, in particular corticosteroids are produced. Another form of the disease, Iatrogenic, is caused by excessive amount of glucocorticoid steroid drugs administered to the patient. Approximately 85-90% of the naturally occurring cases of this disease [...]
Human Quality Foods for Your Favorite Pets. In small amounts only – everything in moderation. For more information, read our Recommended Feeding Guide (below), which outlines a schedule for introducing this type of diet to your favorite pet.
Since many of my latest appointments were scheduled due to seasonal allergies flaring-up, and related skin conditions, I thought this to be a timely issue for many pet owners. Acute Moist Dermatitis, or Hot Spots, is self-trauma to the skin caused by pet due to either an underlying pruritic (itchy) condition, or painful condition. Things [...]Next Entries »