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  • Is your Horse Fat? Open link in new window
    Most people do not see their horses as overweight even if that is the case.
  • Barometric Pressure and Colic Open link in new window
    Horses seem to colic when the weather changes.
  • Hypocalcemia (Low Blood Calcium) in Cats and Dogs Open link in new window
    Calcium is such a crucial component of our biochemistry that virtually any complete blood panel, whether human or veterinary, will include a measurement of calcium. Our bodies go to tremendous lengths to regulate our blood calcium levels within a narrow range. We need a storage source to draw upon for when we need more circulating calcium as well as a system to unload excess.
  • Hyperesthesia Syndrome in Cats Open link in new window
    Hyperesthesia syndrome is felt to be a type of compulsive disorder, usually initiated when the cat is in conflict. The cat wants to perform one behavior but is prevented from doing so and ultimately in frustration performs another behavior. After a while, this second behavior, which frequently is grooming, is performed compulsively.
  • Tritrichomoniasis in Cats Open link in new window
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  • Chylothorax is more Common in Cats than Dogs Open link in new window
    When the fluid filling the chest is lymph, the problem is called chylothorax. The fluid is milky when it is drained from the chest, and its whiteness comes being from fat. Chylothorax represents a specific problem and requires specific therapy.
  • Prostate Cancer in Dogs Open link in new window
    Within the prostate gland, cancer is rare, occurring in only about 0.3-0.6% of dogs.
  • Testicular Cancer in Dogs Open link in new window
    Both testicles in a dog can be cancerous but have different types of testicular cancer.
  • Prazosin (Minipress) Open link in new window
    Numerous conditions make urination difficult: idiopathic cystitis in cats, tumors of the bladder, even spinal disease. Medications help relax the urethra to make it easier to urinate. Prazosin has become popular for this use and has long been used to treat heart disease as well.
  • Spaying Cats Open link in new window
    Spaying your pet cat is also very important, not only to keep down pet overpopulation, but for your personal mental health, as well! It is also good for the cat... Here is a list of Frequently Asked Questions about this procedure.

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