If you have adopted a new kitten or adult cat, you may wonder if you should get your new fur-baby fixed. Our Nashville vets explain why having your cat fixed is beneficial for your cat and what to expect from the spay or neuter surgery.
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While most dog labor will go on without a hitch, there may be the occasional delivery that will need a little extra help. This is where c-section surgery can help ensure that your dog has their puppies safely. Today our Nashville vets talk about what natural labor in dogs looks like, when c-section surgery may be able to help and what to expect during the procedure.
If your dog has experienced some form of injury or pain in one of their legs then you will most likely witness your pup limping. Our Nashville vets discuss lameness or limping in dogs, what the common causes are and how we might treat this condition.
One of the unfortunate truths is that as our pets age, their body will begin to break down. What we can do is provide them with the means to stay as comfortable and pain-free as possible. Here, our Nashville vets talk about degenerative joint disease in dogs and how treatments such as cold laser therapy can help.
If your dog is experiencing chronic pain then their quality of life will be greatly diminished and while diagnosing this condition can be tough there are some telltale signs. Here, our Nashville vets share some information about chronic pain in dogs, how it is diagnosed and ways to help relieve the pain your dog is feeling.
While injuries are fairly common among dogs and most will be small and manageable, there might be times when your dog will require a bit of extra care. Here, our Nashville vets share some advice for dog wound care while at home, when you should consider seeing a vet and how to speed up recovery.
Unlike humans who sneeze when they have allergies, dogs develop allergic dermatitis which affects their skin causing them to become very itchy. Our Nashville vets will discuss allergic dermatitis in dogs, its symptoms, and things you can do to help your dog feel better.
Whether your feline friend is an indoor cat or an outdoor adventurer, there are myriad ways that your cat could injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. But injuries aren't the only reason for cats limping. Here our Nashville vets share a few common reasons for limping in cats and what you should do.
When it comes to humans, ACL injuries are common among athletes. Did you know that dogs can suffer a similar injury in a ligament known as the cranial cruciate ligament or CCL? Our Nashville vets talk about ACL (CCL) type injuries in dogs and how treatment with surgery can help get your dog moving around again.
You may not be a dog or cat person but luckily there is a world of pets out there including avian and exotic pets for those who like something a little different. Here, our Nashville vets talk about some of the different types of exotic pets and what you should consider before adding one to your family.