Category: Health

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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 car. Car windows generate...

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 over the past decades. ...

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 animals as well, particularly dogs....

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 (monkeys and apes) and...