Preventing Periodontal Disease in Pets

Preventing Periodontal Disease in Pets

By Dr. Jaclyn Erwin Dental disease is the most common major health problem veterinarians see in our dog and cat patients. As a pet parent, you may notice minor tartar build up and red, swollen gums in the early stages of dental disease. If left untreated, tartar and...
Why Preventive Health Care is Important for Cats

Why Preventive Health Care is Important for Cats

Remember the old adage, “An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure”? Those words directly relate to the healthcare of our cats. Avoiding illness is always better than treating it, so let’s explore ways to “prevent” rather than “cure”. Healthy Guidelines Since...

Ultrasound Examination in Cats

What is ultrasound? An ultrasound machine emits and receives high frequency ultrasound waves through a transducer or probe. The probe is placed over the area of interest, directing the sound waves into the body. The ultrasound waves may be transmitted through,...

Dental Disease in Cats

How common is dental disease in cats? Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions seen by veterinarians. The most common problems seen in cats include gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums caused by the accumulation of plaque, which can develop into...