Why is my dog fainting? Is this a seizure?

A seizure is one of the scariest things to watch a dog go through, but what about events that look like seizures? I have many cases where patients come in that have “fainted.” They often become stiff and fall to the ground which can easily look like a seizure. After a complete physical exam, a [...]

By |2020-03-11T18:56:27+00:00March 11th, 2020|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Luxating Patella

If you have small dogs, you may be familiar with the term floating or luxatingpatellas. Patellar luxation (or floating kneecap) is a common cause of lameness in pets (most notably small dogs).The patella, or knee cap, is a bone that is tucked under a tendon of the quadriceps muscle. The patella usually sits in a [...]

By |2019-12-27T18:10:42+00:00December 24th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

TTA for ACL Repair in Dogs

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) for Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Rupture in Dogs Written by: Rona Shapiro, M.S., D.V.M A torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) in the knee is the most common cause for an orthopedic procedure to be performed in dogs. Several different techniques for repair can be performed and each [...]

By |2019-12-24T10:09:13+00:00December 16th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Flea Anemia

You may think that fleas on your animal is more of a nuisance than anything, however did you know they can cause serious medical issues? In young kittens or puppies, a large amount of fleas can actually be fatal. How do I know my pet has fleas and where can he/she get them? I get [...]

By |2019-09-13T18:50:27+00:00September 13th, 2019|Uncategorized|0 Comments