While they are a common external parasite, ear mites are highly contagious. They can severely irritate both ears and skin in cats and dogs and lead to infections that cause excessive itching, scratching, and eventual health issues. They are more common in cats than dogs and are fairly easy to treat. Here, our Smyrna vets list symptoms, causes, and treatments for ear mites in cats.
Rabies is a potentially fatal disease. The best way to protect your dog and your family is to have them vaccinated against rabies. Today, our Smyrna veterinarians explain more about this important vaccine, including how frequently your dog should get a booster shot.
There are a lot of things to consider when caring for a newborn kitten, especially if it doesn't have a mother. Today, our Smyrna veterinarians discuss how to care for a baby kitten without a mother, what can go wrong, and when you should take them to the veterinarian for the first time.
Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but you do need to know how to care for your dog's wounds, and when you should head to the vet. Here, our Smyrna emergency vets provide tips on how to care for your dog's wounds at home.
Are you curious about what is actually involved in spaying or neutering your dog? When should you have it done? What risks are involved in the procedure? Here, our Smyrna vets help you understand the basics of these surgical procedures.
Our Smyrna veterinarians define heatstroke in dogs and offer a list of symptoms to look out for as the temperature rises. We also discuss how to prevent heatstroke in dogs and what to do if you suspect your dog is suffering from this dangerous condition.
While we may not think of asthma when it comes to our feline companions, it affects approximately 1-5 percent of cats. Today, our Smyrna veterinarians discuss the common symptoms of feline asthma, the causes of feline asthma, and how to treat feline asthma.
Many pet owners may not even be aware that veterinary medicine has specialists. But they do! As with human medicine, there are numerous specialties for pets, one of which is internal medicine. A veterinarian who has gone through the process to become board-certified in internal medicine is called an internist. Here, our Smyrna vets explain.