Monthly Archives: April 2018

Avoiding Raw Food in Cats

I have read many things on the Internet suggesting that I should feed my cat raw food. I know my cat’s wild cousins hunt their food, so they eat their food raw. Is it OK for me to feed my … Continue reading

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs

My dog was diagnosed with anaplasmosis? What is it? Anaplasmosis is a tickborne disease caused by the infectious bacterial organism Anaplasma phagocytophilum. It is transmitted through bites of the deer tick (also known as the black-legged tick) and western black-legged … Continue reading

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Acute Kidney Failure in Cats

What is acute renal failure? Acute renal failure (ARF) or acute kidney failure (AKF) refers to the sudden failure of the kidneys to perform normal filtration duties. This is not the same as the much more common form of kidney … Continue reading

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Caesarian Section

Most animals give birth without any complications. However, mothers occasionally need help with delivery. We usually attempt to resolve the problem using medical therapy first, but when that doesn’t solve the issue, we will perform a caesarian section. During a … Continue reading

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