Skin cancer likely isn't something that you think about when considering your dog's health. However, skin cancer is a very real concern in our canine companions. Here are 3 skin cancers that our Cordova veterinary oncologist commonly sees in dogs.
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Our vets understand that a diagnosis of liver cancer for your dog is terrifying. However it may not be all bad news depending on the type of liver cancer your dogs has. At Memphis Veterinary Specialists & Emergency in Cordova, our veterinary oncologist uses advanced diagnostics and treatments to provide the best possible care to pets with cancer.
Just like humans, periodontal disease (gum disease) can negatively impact your pup's overall health as well as their oral health. Our Cordova vets share more about periodontal disease in dogs, the symptoms, causes and what treatments are available to restore your dog's optimal oral health.
While surgery isn't always required for IVDD, for dogs suffering from Intervertebral Disc Disease which affects their ability to walk, surgery is often the best treatment option. IVDD surgeries aim to restore mobility, reduce pain and prevent further disc problems. Here's more from our Cordova specialist vets on treatment options for IVDD in dogs
Hip dysplasia is an abnormal formation of one or both the dog's hips which can occur in any breed, and causes pain or discomfort when exercising. In todays blog our Cordova vets explain more about hip dysplasia, its symptoms and how hip dysplasia is treated .
Dehydration is a common emergency seen by our vets here at Animal Emergency Center in Memphis. Dehydration happens when your dog's body loses more water and electrolytes than they are taking in, subsequently causing severe issues with their internal organs, body temperature, joints, and digestion.
Like their pet parents, dogs can lose their vision and struggle with the challenges of going blind. Today, our Cordova vets explain how to spot the early signs of visual impairment in your dog, and what you should do if you suspect your dog may be losing their sight.
If your dog is having difficulties seeing, and you have noticed that their eyes seem cloudy, your dog may have cataracts. Here our Cordova vets share a little about how cataracts develop in dogs, and what pet parents should know about this condition.
Cataracts can result in blurred vision and eventual blindness for dogs, but surgery can help to restore sight in many cases. Here our Cordova vets share a little about cataract surgery for dogs, and what you can expect when your dog goes in to have cataract surgery.
Our Memphis vets know that for some pet parents, deciding to have your dog spayed or neutered can be an emotional decision. Try to keep in mind that these surgeries are fairly routine for your vet, and the pain from neutering is short lived and easy to manage in most cases.
Food allergies in dogs are uncommon but when they do occur the symptoms can be unpleasant for both you and your dog. Today, our Memphis vets share the best foods to serve your dog, if they are diagnosed with food allergies.
Many houseplants are toxic to cats. Our Memphis Emergency vets recommend that you be able to identify all of the plants in your home and garden, so that if your feline friend decides to nibble on a leafy snack, you will be able to tell your vet exactly what they have been eating.
Our Memphis Emergency Vets know that dogs love to chomp on things they shouldn't. As a responsible pet owner it's important to be able to spot the most common signs that your dog has been poisoned, and know what to do if your dog is showing poisoning symptoms.
If your cat won't eat, it can be difficult to figure out why, and whether your feline friend needs medical attention. Our Cordova vet shares some of the most common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to judge whether their finicky behavior is stubbornness or an emergency.
Vomiting and diarrhea are common signs of gastrointestinal upset in cats and dogs. There are a number of causes for these conditions. Here, our Memphis vets share what you should know, and what to do if your pet is experiencing these symptoms.
When panting isn’t enough to eliminate heat a dog’s body temperature rises, and they can experience heat stroke, which can become fatal if not treated immediately. Here, our Memphis vets explain signs, symptoms and remedies for dog heat stroke.
If something gets lodged in your dog or cat's mouth or throat and they start to choke, our Memphis emergency veterinarians following the following steps to help your pet.
Our Memphis veterinary dermatologist sheds some light on allergies in pets.
Our Memphis radiologist discusses the uses and benefits of a CT scanner in veterinary medicine.