Category: Ask the Expert

1,238 total views, 6 views today When Your Dog Needs a CAT Scan WRITTEN BY: Mason Holland, VMD, Diplomate, American College of Veterinary Radiology When your dog needs a cat scan: Providing advanced care for our furry family members has been helped immeasurably by applying some of the revolutionary medical technologies which have arisen...

5,061 total views, 10 views today Written by Dr. Melissa Magnuson Veterinary care is medical care. It is no different from human health care but when compared to human health care, it is considerably less costly. Let’s consider some myths about veterinary medicine that clients have told me: Myth 1: Veterinarians are...

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1,406 total views, 9 views today Heatstroke in Dogs By Courtney James, DVM of Port City Referral Hospital  Heatstroke is a very serious medical condition caused by uncontrolled elevation of a mammal’s core body temperature by an outside source. The commonly quoted example of heatstroke is the dog locked in a hot...

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1,739 total views, 10 views today We’ve seen the commercials; we have felt the twang in our hearts at the site of cats and dogs in need of adoption. However, many people remain unaware of how to adopt from an animal shelter. Today, approximately 8 million animals live in shelters and are...

1,447 total views, 6 views today Can My Pet Catch Ebola? By: Melissa Magnuson, DVM The quick answer is no, you should not worry, however, very few studies have been done on Ebola infections in domestic pets like cats and dogs. Ebola virus is a contagious disease that affects humans, non-human primates...