Is Your Cat Feeling Thirsty

Is Your Cat Feeling Thirsty

Have you noticed your cat drinking more than usual? Increased thirst and urination can be the first sign of serious kidney problems in your cat. Sadly it is common for kidney function to progressively reduce as cats get older. Also known as renal failure, other signs...
Summer Safety Tips for your Pet

Summer Safety Tips for your Pet

Summer is a great time of year to spend more time with your pets and is also a busy time for vets seeing a range of summer related health problems. Our clinic has already treated several dogs with grass seeds lodged in their feet and ears. Removal may require surgery,...
Hyperthyroid Disease of Elderly Cats

Hyperthyroid Disease of Elderly Cats

Hyperthyroidism is a disease of cats, usually ten years of age or older, caused by excessive production of the thyroid hormone. The role of thyroid hormone in the body is to control metabolism and iodine storage. In cats it is typically a benign overactive thyroid...
Dealing with Disc Disease in Dogs

Dealing with Disc Disease in Dogs

Intervertebral disc disease in dogs is a degenerative process that can lead to serious back pain and even paralysis. Discs are like soft cushions located between each spinal vertebrae. Before a disc ruptures it becomes stiff or even calcified and then pushes up...