At Animal Emergency Clinic we see fewer cases of heatstroke in cats than in dogs, nonetheless, it does happen. Here our St. Louis vets share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke.
It is alarming whenever our canine companions clearly aren't feeling great, and that's why it can be stressful when your dog has unexplained diarrhea. Today, our St. Louis emergency vets explain some common causes of diarrhea, what to do if your dog's stool is bloody, and when it's time to call an emergency vet.
Dogs are notorious for eating things that they shouldn't be and sometimes this leads to them eating potentially dangerous items. Today our St. Louis vets talk about what you should do if your dog ate gum and when it might require emergency veterinary care.
There are a number of reasons why your vet may recommend veterinary testing for your pup. It doesn't necessarily mean they are sick. Here, our St. Louis vets share some of the different types of pet laboratory diagnostic tests that they may ask for and what this lab work shows us about your dog.
Cats are curious adventurers known for exploring the world, unfortunately, this will sometimes result in your kitty returning home with injuries. Here, our St. Louis vets share some of the most common injuries in our feline friends and basic cat wound care and when to seek veterinary care.
The dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is frequently referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. This connective tissue joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee and may become injured. Today, our St. Louis vets share some information about ACL and CCL injuries in dogs and what you should know if your dog requires surgery.
When we watch our cats running around playing with everything they can find we often don't think about the dangers of household objects. If your cat swallows some string or other object it can be a dangerous situation. Our St. Louis vets talk about cat intestinal blockage surgery and what the cost and recovery may be.
If you have ever had to say goodbye to a pet then you know how hard it can be. Pets are a part of the family and it can feel the same as losing a loved one. Our St. Louis vets offer advice on what to say when someone you know loses a pet and a few other ways you can support them.