Diagnostic tests help veterinary professionals gain an understanding of the internal health of pets. This can help with ongoing health care, diagnostics, and treatment of conditions. Today, our Thornton vets talk about what is learned from blood tests for cats and what can be seen in the results.
Heavy breathing is normal in dogs after running around but it is much less commonly seen in cats. This isn't to say that it doesn't happen, but you should be wary of serious conditions that can cause panting. Our Thornton vets talk about the various normal and abnormal causes of heavy breathing or panting cats, and when you should reach out to your vet or nearby emergency clinic.
While we can expect our feline friends to pant a little after rigorous activity or exercise, panting can be worrisome when it happens at times of rest. But when is it considered an emergency? Here, our vets in Thornton talk about the causes of heavy breathing in cats and when you should bring them in for emergency veterinary care.
Blood blisters naturally occur after trauma and injury, in cats, this most frequently happens to the ears. Here, our Thornton vet team talks about the causes of aural hematomas in cats, what symptoms you may see, and how surgery can help to treat them.
If you have decided to bring home a new kitten or if your cat has had a new litter of kittens then you likely have many questions about their care and what happens over the first few weeks. Today, our Thornton vets talk about newborn kitten care and when you can expect them to open their eyes.
Is your cat eating more and gaining weight fairly quickly? This might lead you to believe that she is pregnant. In today's blog, our Thornton vets talk about the signs of pregnancy in cats, how the vet will diagnose the pregnancy, and how long you can expect your cat to be pregnant.
While you may think that your cat that your cat is perfectly content on their own, did you know that they actually prefer having company? Here, our Thornton vets talk about how to tell if your cat wants another cat and what to consider before bringing a new feline friend into the mix.
The tools and offerings at our clinic allow for efficient and in-depth diagnosis and treatment of many different conditions that can affect pets. Here, our Thornton vets talk about CT scans for dogs and cats, what they are, and how our veterinary diagnostic laboratory and pet pharmacy help care for your pet.
When your dog stops walking it makes you wonder what is wrong and if you should be concerned. Usually, there is a perfectly logical reason why your dog stops. Here, our vets in Thornton share some of the reasons why your dog may stop walking and what you can do when they won't move.
Parasites can cause a number of symptoms that can leave your pet feeling uncomfortable and have the potential to be life-threatening. Luckily, fecal exams can help to detect these pests. Our Thornton vets talk about what happens during a fecal exam and how you can prepare your dog or cat.