Canine Influenza Update How is it spread? Canine influenza is spread via direct nose-to-nose contact as well as via aerosolized droplets from coughing, sneezing and barking. Contaminated droplets can also land on surfaces such as floors and walls, food and water bowls, collars and leashes. It can also spread via people travelling between the sick and…Details
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Ask the Vet: Thanksgiving Pet Safety Tips from Dr. Susan Barrett Thanksgiving is a good time to acknowledge the people, pets and other things in our lives for which we are thankful! I am thankful for my family, including the members with four legs. I’m thankful they have a healthy appetite, are curious about their…Details
We received a lovely thank you note from a client today. She was so pleased with the care we provided for her dog.
“Thank you Watt Avenue Pet Hospital for taking such great care of Zelda. She is doing so much better thanks to Dr Barrett and her team.”
The American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) 2017 conference in Indianapolis featured top industry speakers and education breakouts, 300 exhibit-hall booths, and more. BY VETERINARY PRACTICE NEWS EDITORS At this year’s American Veterinary Medical Association’s (AVMA) annual conference in Indianapolis, among myriad expert speakers, informational seminars, association events, exhibit-hall aisles, award ceremonies, attendees (including canine and…Details
What began as an isolated episode of respiratory disease in 1 state has now become a nationwide health concern for all dogs. This is not surprising, given that: CIV is a new virus, and dogs have no natural immunity to it Dogs are mobile and move from or through affected states-especially rescue dogs and dogs…Details
Check Out Our Services & Special Pricing Physical Therapy – Pricing Varies We work in conjunction with Sierra Ranch Physical Therapy Center…water therapy, TENS, laser, massage, chiropractic and acupuncture are some of the pain management techniques available. Pain Management – Pricing Varies We provide pain management for every surgery, trauma, dental extractions. This includes Fentanyl…Details
Cytopoint Is Now Available On The Market And We Have It! A little more than two months ago, veterinarians in the Chicago area noticed a sharp increase in the number of dogs coming into their clinics with respiratory illness. The disease was first thought to be Canine Influenza Virus, H3N8, which is a respiratory pathogen…Details
Dangers Of Xylitol A substance called xylitol is making thousands of dog sick and even causing death, affecting more pets now than ever before, and it’s probably in your home right now. Cases of xylitol poisoning in dogs have increased dramatically in recent years, The Wall Street Journal reported, citing statistics from the Pet Poison…Details
What Happens When A Dog Reverse Sneezes? What Is Reverse Sneezing in Dogs? Reverse sneezing is a fairly common respiratory event in dogs, but is rarely seen in cats. It is suspected to be caused by irritation or inflammation of the nasal, pharyngeal, or sinus passages. It may be a way for the dog to…Details