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
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Shared from a recent newsletter: Texas veterinarian accused of cruelty indicted; has license suspended for five years by veterinary board. Millard Lucien Tierce, DVM, faces jail time in addition to veterinary board’s order. The Texas State Board of Veterinary Medical Examiners has suspended the license of Millard Lucien Tierce, DVM, 71, the Fort Worth veterinarian…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.”
Shared from a recent newsletter: Since questions began to arise about the potential for pets to become ill from or spread the Ebola virus, the AVMA has convened and organized several working groups with the USDA, CDC, and other agencies and experts to help develop protocols about the Ebola virus and animals. Today we have…Details
Is Your Dog’s Heartworm Testing Up To Date? With all the rain, this year we are having a big mosquito and flea problem Call us for your dog’s yearly heartworm test. It is a simple blood draw which takes 10 minutes. A monthly chewable is given to kill any mosquito transmitted larva to your dog…Details
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
How Much Should You Feed Your Pet? By Stefanie Wong, DVM Watt Avenue Pet Hospital – Veterinary Sacramento It’s a great question to ask. Here, I’ll break down the calculations that we make when figuring out how much your pet should be eating. The first thing you should know how to calculate is what…Details
Healthy Smiles for Healthy Pets Watt Avenue Pet Hospital – Veterinary Sacramento Learn More About Animal Dental Care! Pet Oral Health Facts: 1. Over 70% of dogs and cats have visible tartar and gingivitis by age three. 2. Oral disease is the most frequently diagnosed health problem for pets. 3. Tooth and gum disease is…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