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Feline Hyperthyroidism and Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy

Hyperthyroidism is a disease common to middle-aged and older cats caused by thyroid hormone overproduction by the thyroid glands. Hyperthyroidism affects a cat’s metabolism, and causes clinical signs that affect multiple body systems, including: Increased ...

Diary of a Dog During Back-to-School Week

One of our clients recently found a diary hidden under a pile of toys belonging to her golden retriever, Buddy, and was shocked to see how her much-loved companion had been spending his days now ...

How to Keep Your Pet Cool and Prevent Heat Stroke

Pet owners love to include their furry friends while outdoors under the summer sun. Your pet enjoys summertime fun as much as you do, and will readily join you for a hike, game of fetch, ...

Facts Every Dog Owner Should Know About Lyme Disease

Each year, Avets’ internal medicine department treats a number of dogs with Lyme disease in the spring, summer, and fall months. Lyme disease can cause significant illness and death if infection is not prevented. Do ...

Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Pets

Continuous renal replacement therapy (CRRT) may be a mouthful to say, but it’s also a beneficial treatment for pets who have accidentally overdosed on a medication or ingested a toxic substance. Like dialysis, CRRT is ...

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