Tick-borne diseases can lead to some serious symptoms in dogs, or even be fatal. Today our Orange County vets look at few tick-borne diseases seen in dogs throughout the US and describe some of the symptoms to watch for, and how these diseases can be treated.
If your pet requires advanced diagnostics or treatment your primary care veterinarian will refer your pet to a veterinary specialist. Specialist vets provide care for animals that goes beyond the scope of standard veterinary care. Today our Orange County vets look at different types of veterinary specialists and what they do.
Your cat's thyroid releases hormones that help regulate many processes within the body. If thyroid hormone levels become too high, (hyperthyroidism), your cat is at risk of developing a number of serious health issues. Today our Orange County vets share more about hyperthyroidism in cats and how it can be treated using a modified diet.
While fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) can be a symptom of pneumonia in dogs, fluid buildup can also be the result of a number of other serious conditions. Today our Orange County internal medicine vets explain more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for fluid in the lungs in dogs.
Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur in cats for a number of reasons. In today's blog our Orange County emergency and specialty vets explain some of the causes of pneumonia in cats, as well as the symptoms to watch for, and available treatments.
Dogs, like people can be stricken with pneumonia. In fact, pneumonia can be a very serious health threat for dogs, but treatment is available and most dogs recover well. Today our Orange County vets explain some of the signs of pneumonia in dogs, and how this condition is treated.
If your dog has been diagnosed with chronic kidney disease, feeding them a diet prescribed by your vet is going to be a key element of their treatment. For dogs with kidney disease, our Orange County vets may recommend a therapeutic diet with restricted protein, phosphorus and sodium combined with increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids. Here's why...
Our specialist vets at Veterinary Medical And Surgical Group in Orange County have experience in the diagnosis and treatment of kidney failure in dogs. Today we explain a little about kidney failure, including the signs that pet parents should be on alert for and a few of the causes of this potentially life threatening condition.