What Dog Owners Should Know About Parvovirus

Parvovirus is a highly contagious viral disease that causes severe gastrointestinal (GI) signs in dogs and puppies. Without prompt treatment, parvovirus is often fatal, but with aggressive therapy and supportive care, survival rates are 85% to 95%. Our Desert Vet team wants to provide information about this dangerous disease to help protect your four-legged friend. What is parvovirus in dogs? Parvoviruses are prevalent, and almost every mammalian species has their [...]

By |November 13th, 2022|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

December Update

Looking for a new pet? Important things to consider before getting a new pet: Do your research. Can you afford the continuous care? They will need vet visits, leashes, collars, possible behavior classes, possible special diets. Who will be the person responsible for daily care? Do you have the room for a big breed or a fenced in space for a small breed? Will this pet fit with your [...]

By |December 4th, 2021|Categories: Monthly Update|0 Comments

November Update

Ahhh, those big eyes, cute cocked ears, wagging tails and soft whimper, all pleading for just a nibble or crumb....DON'T fall for it, DON'T do it! Every early December we treat several cases of upset bellies, loose stool and pancreatitis. We even occasionally surgically remove gravel and rocks from the stomach and intestines. Dogs and cats not used to rich turkey gravy, cheese sauces, left over fats or sweet treats [...]

By |November 3rd, 2021|Categories: Monthly Update|0 Comments

Dental Care- 5 quick facts

Many people don’t know how important it is to pay attention to the oral health of their pets! Giving your pet proper care for their teeth and gums not only makes them happier and healthier- it adds years on to their life! Here are 5 quick facts that will show you why:

By |March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments

Joint injuries in pets- symptoms and treatments

Joint injuries are very common in pets, and can cause a lot of discomfort and even permanent problems if left untreated. It’s important to be aware of any symptoms for these injuries, and to take appropriate steps with your veterinarian to ensure that your pet is happy and healthy. Symptoms of joint injury to look for are:

By |March 23rd, 2015|Categories: Uncategorized|0 Comments
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