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By Dr. Shelby Neely, VMD on Thursday, November 12, 2015

Your pet’s body uses glucose (sugar) as its main source of energy. If your pet has...

on Wednesday, April 27, 2016
in DiseasesCancer  tags:  cancer, cats, dogs, kitten, pets, puppy

No one ever wants to hear the word cancer, and facing cancer in dogs and cats is especially painful.  Unfortunately, dogs and cats get many of the same cancers that humans get.  Cancer is the most common cause of death in pets. We now know that...

on Monday, April 4, 2016

Heartworm disease is...

on Thursday, February 4, 2016
in DiseasesSkin  tags:  dog care, dogs, fleas, puppy, skin

Fleas are annoying pests that bite our pets and us feeding on our blood. They carry diseases that can make us sick and the saliva in their bites can set off an allergic reaction. An allergy to flea bites causes flea allergy dermatitis (FAD). This is...

on Friday, November 13, 2015

Our pets, just like us, have many different organs that make up their bodies. All are important and work together to keep your dog or cat healthy. After the brain and heart, the liver is arguably the most important organ in the body. It is...

on Friday, November 13, 2015

As our pets are living longer and longer, there is a slow but steady loss of kidney function in all pets. Kidney disease is something that every pet parent will experience if your pets live long enough and don’t succumb to another illness or disease...

By Dr. Shelby Neely, V.M.D. on Friday, November 13, 2015
in DiseasesBrain  tags:  cats, dogs, neurological

A seizure is uncontrolled activity in the brain that can cause a variety of signs. The most common ones include stiffening or falling over, paddling of legs, and shaking. The pet may pass urine or stool or salivate.  Some dogs, but not cats, will...

By Dr. Shelby Neely, V.M.D. on Friday, November 13, 2015

Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas, an organ in the abdomen...

By Dr. Shelby Neely, V.M.D. on Friday, November 13, 2015
in DiseasesHeart & Lungs  tags:  cats, dogs, heart

Yes; pets get heart disease too just like people. Aging pets most often die from kidney disease or heart disease. There are several different types of heart disease, but many pets do not suffer from blockages in blood vessels as people do. However,...

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