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Dental Disease in Pets, the Silent Killer – Part 3

July 1, 2013

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Now for my way overdue and final dental sequel. The main topic is feline dentistry and there will also be a brief discussion about dental problems in other pets. There will be some overlap with canine dentistry but the focus will be on the unique oral inflammatory diseases that affect cats! We previously discussed how dogs […]

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Oh No, I discovered a lump on my pet! Part II

February 2, 2013

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Last time, I discussed three very common lumps I come across in my canine patients. There are a myriad of lumps and bumps that can affect your pets and I simply can’t cover all of them. I do, however, want to shed some light on a few other prevalent lumps and just equip you with […]

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Right back into it :-)

December 18, 2011

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I was pretty excited about going back to work. I really missed doing what I do best: ‘treating my sweet patients’. I was scheduled to do surgeries that morning and I did not have much on. I first had to desex ‘Milky‘. She was found to be in season and her uterus was fairly enlarged […]

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Is your male cat struggling to pee?

October 17, 2011

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We often get calls about cats that are straining to urinate or have blood in their urine. One of the first questions a veterinary staff member automatically asks after you have told them your cat is having issues urinating is: ‘Do you own a male or female cat?’. Many of our callers may be flustered by […]

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Like Pet Like Owner

August 29, 2011

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I had a very interesting question during one of my saturday consults. A client asked me if I often come across pets getting diagnosed with a disease that their owners incidentally have. I was baffled with the question because it does happen a lot but I can’t prove it to be an expected outcome. We also […]

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Thirsty Kitty Cat

August 24, 2011

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This week I have been blessed with what I call a good cat run. I have had heaps of my geriatric cats come in for checkups or follow-up examinations. While I am usually psyched about seeing my feline friends, they do not share the same sentiment. They arrive feeling flustered, humiliated and worst of all […]

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