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Skinny Puppy Problems !

By |2021-01-20T09:19:18+00:00February 4th, 2020|Dogs|

🐶 Elsa 👑 is not gaining weight because of Roundworms ! Roundworms = the most common intestinal parasite in 🐕& 🐈 . The adult 🐛 are round & range in size from less than 2 to 6 inches. According to the Companion Animal Parasite Council, a survey using samples collected from across the 🇺🇸 found [...]

Belly Ache or Pancreatitis ?

By |2021-01-20T09:21:53+00:00November 22nd, 2019|Dogs|

Pancreatitis in dogs is a life threatening disease that is difficult to diagnose. The pancreas is an important organ that helps your dog with digestion. When your dog's pancreas is inflammed (pancreatitis) every attempt at eating can make your dog's condition even worse ! Presenting signs are common & nonspecific & can include vomiting, diarrhea, [...]

Dog Hotspot?

By |2019-10-17T13:58:45+00:00October 17th, 2019|Dogs|

Hot spots (acute moist pyotraumatic dermatitis) appear as localized, moist, reddish sores. Hot spots are the result of a bacterial infection: something irritates your dog’s skin & the irritation becomes itchy, so your dog does the logical thing—scratch, lick, or both—causing a red, ugly oozing sore. So what causes your dog to be itchy in [...]

Dogs & Frogs = Dangerous !

By |2019-10-18T11:12:40+00:00October 7th, 2019|Dogs|

This morning I saved our 13 year old pug Rosie from an encounter with a deadly Toad ! Toads they can be very poisonous, include the Sonoran Desert or Colorado River toad (Incilius alvarius; formerly known as Bufo alvarius) & the Marine or Cane toad (Rhinella marinus; formerly known as Bufo marinus). These toads are [...]

Proheart 12 for Dogs!

By |2019-10-18T11:13:08+00:00October 7th, 2019|Dogs|

🏎 Racing in Greyhounds🐕 is Banned in South Florida but HOOKWORMS 🐛👎🦠🔬are here to stay 😢 😔. Did you know that studies show that LESS THAN 1/2 of pet owners give prescribed medicines correctly & most pet owners skip doses ? Let’s face it we all forget things in this busy world 🌎 & this [...]

What’s a Dog Senior Wellness?

By |2019-10-02T11:23:05+00:00October 1st, 2019|Dogs|

What we all want is more great years together with our dogs ! Did you know that dogs can be sick for weeks, months, or even years before they reveal any symptoms ? Dr. Man explains how yearly senior wellness tests can detect illnesses in dogs before these conditions become advanced. Detecting mild changes & [...]

Lyme Disease in Dogs

By |2019-10-02T11:27:57+00:00September 16th, 2019|Dogs|

Dutch is an adorably handsome 9 year old weimaranor/american staffordshire terrier mixed breed who came in for a routine check up ! He is a great example of why we test dogs in south Florida once yearly for heartworm & tick related infections. Lyme disease is the #1 mispronounced disease of the summer (it’s Lyme, [...]

Dog Allergies Explained

By |2019-09-16T10:23:15+00:00September 14th, 2019|Dogs|

Ollie the 1 year old golden🐕 came to us for itching ! Ollie suffers from allergies & itching is a common presenting complaint for dogs who live in south florida. A majority of allergies in dogs are due to environmental allergens such as 🌲 trees🌳 , grasses, & weeds. Many dogs with allergies do not [...]

Does your dog cough?

By |2019-08-27T14:57:35+00:00August 6th, 2019|Dogs|

Infectious tracheobronchitis (known as kennel cough) is a canine respiratory infection caused by Bordetella bronchiseptica & canine parainfluenza virus. These pathogens attack the cilia lining the respiratory tract & cause inflammation of the upper airway. This leads to irritation of the airways & a dry cough. It also makes your dog more susceptible to a [...]

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