If your dog has suffered an injury causing them distress then your vet may have requested having an x-ray performed on your pet. Below, our Lacey vets talk about what x-rays for dogs are used for and everything you need to know about the x-ray procedure.
Cats are one of the more graceful creatures in the animal kingdom, but that doesn't mean they are safe from unexpected injuries. Here, our Lacey vets share some of the commonly seen wounds in cats, what the symptoms are and how you can treat your kitty and get them running again.
Between playing, eating and having adventures, accidents are bound to happen. While most accidents involve injuries there is also the possibility of your pet choking. Our Lacey emergency vets discuss choking in dogs and cats as well as what steps to take in this situation.
Heatstroke, while uncommon in cats, can happen at any time when your cat is exposed to high temperatures. Prevention is the most important thing to keep in mind but if that fails then it is crucial to know what to do. In today's post, our Lacey emergency vets share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke.
We are used to seeing our canine companions pant or breathe heavily when they get excited or get in lots of exercise, but what about at night when they are laying down and sleeping or relaxing? Today, our Lacey vets discuss the reasons why your dog pants at night and when it may be a cause for concern.
All living creatures need water to live, it helps plants and animals function as they should and stay healthy. This goes for our feline friends as well so if your cat is suddenly refusing to drink water it can be a huge concern. Our Lacey vets talk about what you can do if your cat won't drink water and when you should consider this to be an emergency.
When it comes to our beloved companion's routine preventive care can help to ensure a life full of health and happiness. Our Lacey vets offer some information on how routine preventive care can help protect your pet and save them from a visit to our emergency animal clinic.
Mitral valve disease can have a serious impact on the overall health of your dog as it causes blood to leak as well as a variety of other life-threatening concerns. Today, our Lacey veterinary team discusses what mitral valve disease is as well as its causes and what the prognosis looks like for dogs experiencing this condition.
Joint pain can have a serious impact on the overall well-being of your dog making basic life tasks difficult and painful. Our Lacey vets discuss the different types of dog joint pain in dogs, what signs to watch for and how these conditions are typically treated.