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Treatment Story: The Dangers of Heat Stroke

August 26, 2020
Treatment Story: The Dangers of Heat Stroke
The hottest days of summer have arrived, and even a short time outside in these high temperatures can turn into a life-threatening emergency for pets. Heat stroke is an extremely serious condition which can lead ...
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Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy for Cranial Cruciate Ligament Disease in Dogs

June 17, 2020
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 ...
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Avets is now AAHA-accredited

February 28, 2020
Avets is now AAHA-accredited
  AAHA Accreditation: Great news for Avets Clients and Pets  As part of our commitment to providing the highest quality of care and service, Avets has achieved accreditation by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA). Our hospital has received ...
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Internal Medicine at Avets

January 29, 2020
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 ...
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Feline Hyperthyroidism and Radioactive Iodine (I-131) Therapy

December 11, 2019
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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Diary of a Dog During Back-to-School Week

September 13, 2019
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 ...
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How to Keep Your Pet Cool and Prevent Heat Stroke

July 18, 2019
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, ...
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Facts Every Dog Owner Should Know About Lyme Disease

May 1, 2019
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 ...
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Continuous Renal Replacement Therapy in Pets

April 25, 2019
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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Imaging Modalities and Minimally Invasive Surgery Available at Avets

May 29, 2018
Imaging Modalities and Minimally Invasive Surgery Available at Avets
Being able to accurately diagnose your pet’s medical condition sometimes requires more than just bloodwork. Veterinarians must be able to “see inside” your pet in order to diagnose and fully understand what is causing him ...
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