Dogs sure do like to chew on things, unfortunately, sometimes this leads to eating items that aren't exactly food. Here, our Lacey vets talk about why your dog eats everything and what to do if they won't stop eating things they shouldn't.
While physical activity is great for your dog's mental and physical health, it may also lead to injuries. while most are common and only need standard treatment, others can be more complex. Here, our emergency vets in Lacey share some common causes of limping in dogs and signs that they need emergency care.
Laryngeal paralysis happens when the larynx collapses inward instead of opening to allow for airflow. If not addressed quickly, this can lead to suffocation. Here, our Lacey vets share the dangers of laryngeal paralysis in dogs as well as the signs and treatment options.
Preventive care is crucial for protecting your pet against serious diseases. One type of preventive care measure is routine fecal exams to test for parasites. Our Lacey vets talk about why fecal tests are important for pets, what you should do to prepare, and when they are needed.
Tests performed in a veterinary lab can help monitor your cat or dog's health or diagnose conditions affecting their health. Today, our Lacey vets talk about the importance of diagnostic tests for pets and what some of the most common types are that your vet may use to care for your companion.
There may be times when your vet will need to monitor the function of internal organs. Tests such as ECGs, which monitor the heart, help us to do this. Here, our Lacey vets talk about ECGs for pets, what they are, and how they help us to diagnose and treat conditions affecting your dog or cat.
From checking in on your pet's overall health to pinpointing a specific issue, imaging techniques can help. Our Lacey vets discuss routine diagnostic imaging tools such as X-ray and CT (CAT) scans for dogs and cats and how they help diagnose and monitor your pet's health.
While you will do everything you can to keep your dog or cat safe, accidents happen, and you likely will experience one sooner or later. In this post, our Lacey vets share some of the signs that you should get your pet to the nearest emergency vet clinic and how to perform first aid before you go.