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Acute Renal Failure in Dogs

Your dog’s kidneys play a vital role in their overall health. Most importantly, they filter your dog’s blood and eliminate the wastes created as byproducts of normal metabolic processes, such as digestion and energy production. ...

The Dangers of Heat Stroke For Pets

This treatment story highlights Gus, a patient who presented to Avets in July 2020 for suspected heat stroke. The hottest days of summer have arrived, and even a short time outside in these high temperatures ...

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease in Dogs

Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) disease is one of the most common orthopedic injuries to affect dogs. Although many surgical procedures can correct an unstable knee joint after CCL injury, tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO) is ...

Internal Medicine at Avets

Our emergency and specialty hospital comprises many departments that handle different aspects of patient care. Our internal medicine department is integral to our mission, as it focuses on diagnosing, treating, and managing a variety of ...

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 ...

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