Although I really do small animals and rodents and rabbits, I occasionally have been known to show my hand with anything mammalian. This includes some wildlife work- squirrels, raccoons, an occasional deer- where I have been asked to help out. Recently I have had the pleasure of working
One of the best exercises available to dogs is swim therapy. I recently did an arthroplasty on a small maltese cross who had Legg Perthes disease- ischemic necrosis of the femoral head. This disease necessitates either a total hip replacement (quite costly) or surgery to remove the
Travel Safety Tips
For some pet parents, a trip is no fun if the four-legged members of the family canâ€™t come along. But traveling can be highly stressful, both for you and your pets. If youâ€™re planning to take a trip with pets in tow, we have some tips to help ensure
It all started out with a phone call, as it usually does (or a txt, or a messenger message) "Amanda, I can't handle it anymore, he is left there day after day on his own and if I didn't feed or water him he wouldn't see anyone"
Now to most people, this would constitute neglect.
At the Timberlea Vet Clinic we believe in starting them young! Little Alexa is the daughter of Shara one of our technicians and she spent the day with her mother helping all the animals feel safe and loved. She learned a lot about restraint, cleaning teeth and good animal stewardship.
I want to tell you about two Canadian athletes, who are going to be representing our country, and also our area, this year. Their names are Wendy McCoubrey and Lolita. I have had the pleasure of riding with Wendy over the years, and I saw Lolita as a day old filly when my horses were
When do you need to worry about your companion animal and when can you wait to be seen? Dr. Amanda Glew will cover some of the most commonly seen emergencies in her 30 years of practice. She will offer practical tips on what to do, and what not to do with your animal friend.
1.A pet with healthy teeth equals a pet with better breath!
2.Caring for your petâ€™s teeth can prevent other health problems,Â saving you tons of money over the long term!
3.Dental disease can actually lead to problems with your petâ€™s organs, such as the heart
4.Your dog and cat are very good at hiding pain â€“ you might never know that your pet has a serious dental problem until itâ€™s very advanced.
5.Did you know that 4 out of 5 dogs over the age of 3 years have some sort of periodontal disease?Â It can be caused by the buildup of plaque,Â Â Â so itâ€™s important to go in for regular dental checkups and cleanings
Treats, Treats, Treats!!!! Our pets love them and we love giving them but they donâ€™t just taste good, many treats also have a dual purpose. Some are good for hairballs, some help the skin and coat and some are good for sensitive stomachs.Â What about the