Panting during the day as you are playing with your dog or if the sun is hot can seem relatively normal, but what about during the night when your dog is trying to sleep? Today, our Montecito vets share some of the reasons why your dog may be panting at night and when you should worry.
While some emergency situations are obvious, there may be some less noticeable concerns that may also require immediate attention that you may not be aware of. Here, our Montecito vets share some of the signs that your pet needs emergency vet care and what you should do.
Our vets at Montecito Pet Hospital are seeing more and more cases of diabetes in cats. Left untreated this condition can threaten your cat's quality of life, and longevity. Here our Montecito vet share some signs pet parents should watch out for, as well as treatments available for cats with diabetes.
While there are multiple reasons why your cat may experience trouble breathing, one of the more serious causes could be pneumonia which may require urgent care. Today our Montecito internal medicine vets share more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for pneumonia in cats.
If your dog had a fever you may not be able to tell the signs right away, but it is important to know what to look for and to seek treatment right away to relieve the symptoms. Today, our Montecito vets discuss the signs and symptoms of fever in dogs to watch for and what you can do to help reduce any fever that your dog may be experiencing.
The thyroid is an important part of your cat's body that helps to regulate the various hormones. Hyperthyroidism occurs when the hormone levels are elevated above normal and cause a variety of concerns. Today our Montecito vets discuss the symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats and how a modified diet may help.
The key to quick and successful treatment of hernias is early diagnosis. The sooner you are aware of the issue the less likely that your cat will experience complications. In this post, our Montecito vets discuss the various types of hernias and what your can expect when your cat has hernia surgery.
Surgery may not be the only treatment option for dogs with IVDD (Intervertebral Disc Disease) but for many, surgery is often the best treatment option. IVDD surgeries aim to restore mobility, reduce pain and prevent further disc problems. Our Montecito board certified Veterinary Surgeon and team explain more about IVDD Surgery for dogs.
If you recently added a new adult dog or puppy to your home then you may be wondering if you should get them fixed and what the reasons would be. Today our Montecito veterinary surgeons share some things you should know about spay and neuter surgery for your dog as well as what the benefits are.