Constipation is a common problem seen by our Cordova vets in dogs of all breeds and sizes. In today's post, our vets at Memphis Veterinary Specialists offer some tips on what you should do if you think your dog is constipated.
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Although it may be cute, carrying even a few extra ounces of weight can have negative long-term effects on your cat's health. Here, our Cordova vets discuss some signs that might indicate your cat is overweight.
If you notice that your cat's eyes have begun to water more than usual recently, or if you notice them squinting, it may be time to take them to the vet to ensure they don't develop a health issue. Here, the specialists at our Cordova hospital explain a couple of reasons why your cat's eyes are watering.
Ticks commonly spread Babesiosis or Babesia infection to dogs and other mammals across the United States. Our Memphis vets explain the symptoms and treatments for Babesiosis and how you can help to prevent your dog from contracting this and similar diseases.
Cushing's disease in dogs can cause serious symptoms and complications that can threaten your pet's overall health and longevity. Our Cordova vets explain what causes the condition, as well as complications and treatments.
Anemia in dogs is a serious condition that can be caused by a number of underlying health issues. In this post our Cordova vets explain the different types of anemia seen in dogs, as well as their symptoms of anemia and how it can be treated.
There are countless reasons why your pooch might develop an eye infection, but whatever the cause, eye infections in dogs can range from uncomfortable to downright painful. Today our Memphis vets explain some of the causes of eye infections in dogs and how these infections can be treated.
Has your cat’s purr has turned into a cough? Coughing is a sign that something is irritating your kitty's lungs, airway or throat. Some causes of cat coughing or wheezing are easy to treat while others are much more serious. Today, our Cordova emergency vets explain some of the reasons why your cat may be coughing.
Although our canine companions are covered in fur skin cancer is still a very real concern. In today's post our vets explains three types of skin cancer commonly seen in dogs.
When it comes to treating eye infections in cats there are a number of antibiotics that your vet may prescribe based on the underlying cause of the infection. Below our Memphis vets share some of the most common antibiotics for treating eye infections in our feline friends.
If you are considering getting a dog, you're likely comparing the different breed characteristics as well as potential health issues associated with each breed. Our Memphis vets share a few of America's favourite dog breeds that face an increased risk of developing cancer.
Within your dog's urinary system, the bladder is the most common place for cancer to develop. Today our Memphis veterinary specialists share some of the common causes of bladder cancer in dogs as well as symptoms and available treatments for the disease.
Bone cancer is one of the most common types of cancer in dogs. Bone cancer must be detected and treated in its very earliest stages in order to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes. Here is more from our Memphis vets on the symptoms and treatments for bone cancer in dogs.
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.
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