While heatstroke in dogs is possible at any time of year it is especially common throughout the warmer summer months. Today our St. Louis vets talk about the symptoms of heatstroke in dogs, the causes and when it may be time to seek veterinary attention.
Dogs are typically rambunctious. They have lots of energy and love to run, jump and play, which is great if not for the risk of injury. The vets at our emergency animal clinic in St. Louis talk about broken bones in dogs, how you can tell and what to do if your dog breaks a leg.
Not every wound your pet experiences will need veterinary care, but it's important to be aware of what injuries you can treat at home and which ones will require veterinary attention. Today our vets in St. Louis provide tips on how to perform pet first aid at home and what situations may need to be urgently attended to by veterinarians.
Cataracts can disrupt the regular behavior of your dog as they will greatly affect their ability to see. Here, our St. Louis vets discuss animal ophthalmology for dogs, and what you can expect when your dog goes in to have cataract surgery with a veterinary ophthalmologist.
One behavior that we often witness in dogs that isn't common in cats is panting. If your cat begins panting then it may be caused by an underlying condition that will need to be addressed. Our St. Louis vets talk about some common causes for heavy breathing in cats and when you should seek out veterinary care.
Every pet parent hopes to never have to deal with an emergency situation involving their furry companion. Unfortunately, it is likely that you will experience at least one urgent situation over the course of your pet's life. Here, our St. Louis vets share some situations that may require the assistance of our emergency clinic.