Veterinary Blog in Limerick
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When you bring home a new dog in Limerick, PA there are so many things to decide. What are you going to name him? What kind of food should you buy? What leash is best? And on and on. One of the most important decisions you will make is whether to spay or neuter your…Read More
Oral care is one of the most important, yet easily forgotten pieces of caring for your dog. There have been studies that show that 80% of dogs have periodontal disease by age three. Age three! That means that out of the almost 90 million dogs in the United States, 72 million have some form of…Read More
So, you’ve decided to get a puppy. Yay! This is such and exciting time in your life and in your new pup. By now you’ve researched breeds, checked out shelters, and found the perfect fit. With so much going on, you might be wondering what the best way to start training is. No one wants…Read More
Dog boarding is a great way to provide care for your beloved pet while you’re traveling, hospitalized, or during periods of time when your home needs to be vacated for any reason. There are many qualified boarding providers within reach of nearly every region across the US. When you find a boarding facility that meets…Read More
Dog daycare is typically defined similarly to child daycare- it is a group setting with a collection of dogs from different households, who spend the day interacting in a formal daycare space or someone’s home, who are all cared for and moderated by one or more humans. This is a great alternative for pet parents…Read More
This is a medical term for bad smell emanating from oral cavity. It can be caused by several medical conditions such as kidney disease, uremia (elevated kidney values), diabetes… etc. However, the most common cause of that bad breath is the periodontal disease. Consultation with a veterinarian is necessary for proper diagnosis and treatment. This…Read More
Hyperthyroidism, or overactive thyroid gland, is a relatively common disease in older cats. The thyroid gland is located in the front of the neck, and is responsible for secreting a hormone, T3, throughout the body. This hormone is converted to its active form, T4, in the cells of the body. The amount of T3 and…Read More