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.
As proactive as we are with our beloved canine companions there is the chance that they could develop different types of tumors or cancers even with the best preventive care. Our St. Louis vets discuss tumor removal surgery in dogs and what to expect after surgery and through recovery.
When your dog experiences the abnormal formation of one or both of their hips it can lead to pain when exercising or changing position. Today our St. Louis vets offer more information about hip dysplasia and how surgery can help treat this condition allowing your dog to return to normal activities.
While it may be something that you never experience with your cat there is the chance that at some point your cat may have an injury that results in an aural hematoma. Today, our St. Louis vets discuss aural hematomas in cats, why treatment is necessary and what the surgery options are for this condition.