surgery

Home/Tag: surgery

Pyometra: Causes, Diagnosis and Treatment

Tags: , , , , , |

Pyometra is a condition that occurs in female, unspayed dogs, where their uterus becomes infected, leading to life-threatening illness. Middle-aged and older female dogs who have not been spayed are at risk for pyometra. What causes it? When a female dog is ready for pregnancy, her body will prevent immune system cells (i.e., white blood

Feline Lower Urinary Tract Disease (FLUTD)

Tags: , , , , , |

If your cat has frequent, painful urination containing blood, or can’t urinate at all, there is a good chance your cat may have feline lower urinary tract disease (FLUTD). What is FLUTD? FLUTD is an umbrella term for disorders that affect the feline bladder and urethra.  It affects between 1-3% of cats, most commonly middle-aged,

Dental health for cats and dogs.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , |

Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions that veterinarians encounter.  More than eighty percent of dogs over the age of three and sixty percent of cats over the age of three have some form of active dental disease. The most common dental problems affecting our pets are periodontal diseases (such as gingivitis),

Surgical lasers: Less pain, faster recovery!

Tags: , , , , , , , , |

Surgical lasers have become an essential tool in the modern surgeon’s repertoire in both human and veterinary medicine. The mainstream adoption of the surgical laser has improved the efficacy of a variety of procedures through the replacement of scalpels and electrosurgical units, benefiting both patients and surgeons. This well-proven technology has been used by