Itches Love Scratches

Blog by Dr. Jamie Senthirajah Pruritis (itching) is a natural response to a stimulus (i.e. allergen). As a result, scratching is a sequla. The top three causes of pruritis in dogs are flea allergy dermatitis, environmental allergies, and food allergies.

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Corneal Ulcers

Blog by Dr. Jamie Senthirajah Overview The cornea is the outer layer of the eye that consists of many sub-layers, which provides a barrier to protect the eye and aiding in vision. Despite the cornea acting as protection, it can

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Heartworm Disease: Life Cycle and Prevention

Blog by Dr. Cindy Carter Mosquitoes suck! Literally!! And as we humans are avoiding our own mosquito-borne diseases lately, it feels like a good time to review the most important one affecting dogs and cats: Heartworms. “The Circle of Life”

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Brachycephalic Airway Syndrome (BAS)

Blog by Dr. Jamie Senthirajah As much as you don’t want to believe it, it’s likely not you that takes your pet’s breath away. Don’t worry, you all still take my breath away. But, let’s get back to your pet.

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Homeopathy

Blog by Chea Serda “Through the like, disease is produced, and through the application of the like it is cured” – Hippocrates Homeopathy is a branch of medicine that was developed by Samuel Hahnemann in 1790 and is based on

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Laryngeal Paralysis (Blog by Dr. Jamie Senthirajah)

Overview Laryngeal Paralysis is an upper airway (before the lungs) disease process that occurs more commonly in dogs, but can also affect cats. There is a dysfunction of the recurrent laryngeal nerve (a nerve that moves a cartilage in the

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