Medicine

Welcome to our Blog

Have you ever wanted to know more about your pet? What makes them tick and why they behave the way they do? Or how to administer first aid in emergency situations?

Our brand new blog is here to answer your questions and give you greater insight into your pets mind and health! With monthly postings, we want to spread our knowledge so you and your pet can have an even better relationship. We will also provide you with information concerning hospital visits and show you how we deliver state-of-the-art medical care and attentive personal service.

There’s so much we’d love to share with you, so we hope you will check out our blog regularly and post comments with your feedback (or questions!). If you have any specific questions or topics you’d like us to cover, please let us know.

The staff at Pet Medical

September 5, 2017

Heartworm in dogs

Heartworm is a potentially fatal parasite (Dirofilaria immitis) that lives in the heart and the blood vessels around the heart. What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets and is caused by foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets, causing severe lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs in the body. Heartworm disease affects dogs, cats and ferrets, but the dog is a natural host, which means that heartworms that live inside the dog mature into adults, mate and produce offspring. How is […]
April 5, 2017

Animal Behaviour and Veterinary Behavioural Medicine

For our first blog post, I’m going to write about an area of veterinary practice that is very close to my heart – animal behaviour and veterinary behavioural medicine. This is an emerging field within vet science as a whole and more and more people are realizing how vitally important it is, every single day. Clients so often walk into a consult with myself or any one of our other vets and will say “Fido isn’t eating”, or “Bella just isn’t right!”. What you’re really letting us know is that your pet’s behaviour has changed. Others will let me know […]
September 5, 2017

Heartworm in dogs

Heartworm is a potentially fatal parasite (Dirofilaria immitis) that lives in the heart and the blood vessels around the heart. What is heartworm disease? Heartworm disease is a serious and potentially fatal disease in pets and is caused by foot-long worms that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets, causing severe lung disease, heart failure and damage to other organs in the body. Heartworm disease affects dogs, cats and ferrets, but the dog is a natural host, which means that heartworms that live inside the dog mature into adults, mate and produce offspring. How is […]