Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Christmas is an exciting time of year for everyone, but we must take extra caution in regards to our pets around holiday season.  From the decorations to the food, there are many items around that can be toxic or dangerous to our pets. During the holiday season […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Once oral disease is present, the best way to have it reversed or eliminated is to have a dental procedure performed on your pet.  This begins with a thorough physical examination and often bloodwork to ensure that the patient is safe to undergo anesthetic.   Once this step […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Dental disease is a common problem amongst cats and dogs.   It is estimated that 85% of pets over the age of 4 years old, have some form of dental disease.  Dental disease starts when plaque attaches to the tooth surface.  If this plaque is not removed it […]

Ask the Veterinary Service Expert – Dr. Bath

Ask the Veterinary Service Expert – Dr. Bath 4 Steps for Dog Dental Care Step 1: Get Comfortable Set expectations that getting used to brushing might take several sessions, so reward your pet through the training process and remember to keep it positive and be patient. Practice lifting their lip to see their teeth and […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath Most dogs love food, and they’re especially attracted to what they see us eating. While sharing the occasional tidbit with your dog is fine, it’s important to be aware that some foods can be very dangerous to dogs. Take caution to make sure your dog never gets […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath

What Might Cause My Dog to Have Skin Problems? One of the following may be causing an abnormality with your dog’s skin and should be investigated: Fleas: Bites and droppings from these pesky insects can irritate your dog’s skin, and some pets can have an allergic response to the saliva following a bite. Some dogs […]