If your dog is experiencing knee pain due to a torn cruciate ligament (ACL), surgery may be the best treatment option. Today, our Pico Rivera vets look at 3 surgery options for treating this common knee injury in dogs.
Ear cropping is a strictly cosmetic procedure performed on approximately 20 dog breeds, including Dobermans, Great Danes, and Boxers. The surgical removal of most or all of the flappy portion of the ear is involved in this procedure. While ear cropping is still legal in most of North America, there are a few things to think about before subjecting your puppy to ear cropping.
In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop the infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. Here, our Pico Rivera vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed.
While fluid in the lungs (pulmonary edema) is most commonly associated with pneumonia in dogs, fluid can build up in the lungs as a result of a number of other conditions. Today, our Pico Rivera internal medicine vet explains more about the causes, symptoms, and treatments for fluid in the lungs in dogs.
Cat hair tends to stick around no matter how much you sweep, vacuum, or dust. The good news is that shedding is a normal behavior in cats. Excessive shedding, however, can alert you to potential medical issues. Our Pico Rivera vets will explain what you should look out for.
Can cats get dandruff? Actually, yes. Like humans, cats can also suffer from dandruff. And the condition of a cat's skin and hair can tell a vet a lot about the animal's health. If your cat has large amounts of dandruff, it may need to be looked at by a vet. Our Pico Rivera vets explain what you need to know about cat dandruff here.
Our Pico Rivera animal clinic is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of your cats and dogs. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.