Heart Disease – Maybe They’re Born With It…Maybe Not

In this week’s post, board-certified veterinary cardiologist Dr. Kacie Schmitt shares with us some wonderfully useful information about certain heart diseases. To help understand basic heart anatomy, please click here to peruse an excellent resource from our friends at Hill’s Pet Nutrition that highlights normal basic anatomy of a dog and cat.   As we learned in … [Read more…]

Mass Removal – Important Things To Know Before Surgery

Dogs and cats unfortunately develop masses frequently. Whether these masses are associated with the skin or are growing inside a body cavity, they can cause serious and potentially life-threatening problems for pets. Thus their removal is often imperative to maximize the best possible outcome for affected animals. Mass Removal Point #1: “See Something, Do Something” If you … [Read more…]