To help you understand why your pet may need a CT scan or PET scan our Tracy vets explain what PET/CT technology is used for and what you should expect when you bring your pet in for diagnostic imaging.
Pet Care Tips & Advice
There are many benefits to getting your cat fixed. Today, our Tracy vets explain everything you need to know about cat spays and neuters, including the proper timing of the procedure and its various benefits.
As any sports fan knows all too well, ACL tears are a common injury among our favourite athletes. What you might not know, is that while there is no ACL in dogs, the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) is essentially the same thing--with some key differences that make torn ACL style injuries even more common in dogs than they are in people! Today our Tracy vets tackle the subject of ACL surgery for dogs.
After your dog has had surgery, you can play a pivotal role in helping them to fully recover. Attentive, diligent post-op care is essential to help them return to their daily routine as soon as possible. Today, our Tracy vets share some tips for how to care for your dog after surgery - and specifically how to handle it if they are coughing, shaking, or not eating.
IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is one of the most commonly seen neurologic disorders in dogs. In its path, IVDD leaves terror and heartbreak for afflicted dogs and their owners; generally, treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article our Tracy vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs, as well as non-surgical treatment options.
After surgery, it is important to give special attention to your cat's care in order to avoid re-aggravating the injury. Today our Tracy vets discuss strategies to care for a cat recovering from surgery, what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.
If spotted early, cat hernia surgery generally absolves cats of any serious complications from a hernia they are suffering from. Today our Tracy vets answer pertinent questions, like how much cat hernia surgery costs, cat hernia surgery recovery times, and what a hernia even is.
Birds can make for some of the most gentle, friendly, and long-lived pets you can invite into your home. There can be a dizzying array of different types of pet birds for new bird owners to consider, our Tracy vets give their recommendations for 10 of the BEST companion birds to brighten up your home.