Category: Health

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95 total views, no 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...

74 total views, no 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...

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102 total views, 2 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...

177 total views, no views today Protecting Your Pet From Lyme Disease It’s that time of year again where the weather’s warming up and all the critters are starting to frolic again. Unfortunately, ticks are among them, and these little buggers present a health threat not only to humans but to...

88 total views, 2 views today Five Reasons You Should Exercise With Your Dog Written by Ashley Wigram Dogs make for excellent workout partners. Scientific research has shown that dog owners are more active in general than people that don’t own dogs, and furthermore that dog owners are more likely to reach physical...

1,088 total views, 31 views today When Separation Anxiety Isn’t About Separation At All ASK THE VET: Dr. Boyle Brown, DVM from Port City Referral Hospital in Portsmouth, NH sits down and talks separation anxiety in pets. By: Tonya Boyle Brown, DVM, DACVIM As busy families, we are acutely aware that the...

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