Cytology vs. Histopathology

Blog by Jamie Senthirajah, DVM You may have heard us throwing out these words in the exam room or over the phone, but these two tests have very different meanings. You may notice a raised (or even flat) mass on

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The Scoop on Your Pet’s Poop

Blog by Dr. Cindy Carter Get excited people! Today we’re gonna be talking about the creepy crawlies that could be lurking in your pet’s poop. You might want to put that taco or cup of cold brew down for a

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Canine Parvovirus

Blog by Dr. Jena Webb Canine parvovirus, aka Parvo, is a highly contagious virus that most commonly attacks the lining of the gastrointestinal tract in our canine friends. While all dogs are susceptible to contracting the virus, it is most

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Cold Laser Therapy in Veterinary Medicine

Freakin’ Lasers? Blog by Jeanette Buehler Hey there, it is Jeanette, your friendly Veterinary Technician here to talk about lasers – Cold Laser Therapy that is. If you’ve brought your four-legged baby in for anything from a rash to arthritis

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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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