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.
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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.
While a large animal such as a dog or cat may not be the best option for those that live in apartments, there are many types of small exotic animals that can potentially make great small space pets. Today, our Nashville vets share 15 of the best small exotic pet options that are the perfect size for living in smaller apartments.
Dogs can often be seen shaking their head after they have been wet but what about when they shake their head at other times? Here, our Nashville vets share some reasons why your dog might be shaking his head and when to bring them to their vet.
Owning a bunny can be a very rewarding experience as they are very loving and enjoy a good cuddle while also being trainable just as you would cats or dogs. In this blog, our Nashville vets talk about how often you should bring a pet rabbit to the vet and what to expect from bunny vet visits.
Cats are becoming more and more likely to live well into their golden years thanks to the advancements in veterinary medicine and care. Our Nashville veterinarians discuss the signs of old age in cats, what changes to expect and how to care for your senior cat.