Our Memphis vets are often asked by pet parents why their dog keeps eating grass, and whether it is safe. Today our vets share some of the reasons dogs eat grass, and when you should be concerned.
Babesiosis or Babesia infection is spread by ticks and found in dogs and other mammals across the United States. Today our North Memphis vets explain the symptoms and treatments for Babesiosis and how you can help to prevent your dog from contracting this serious disease.
Ticks-born diseases are a real health concern for dogs right across North America. Symptoms can be painful and zap the energy right out of your pet. Here, our Memphis vets share some symptoms of common tick-borne diseases seen in dogs, and why early detection is essential.
Hyperthyroidism is a rare condition in dogs but when it does occur, it can lead to a number of very serious health concerns for our canine companions. Today our Memphis vets explain the most common signs of hyperthyroidism in dogs, and how this condition is treated.
Lyme disease is a common tick-transmitted disease seen in people and pets across the US. While many dogs carry Lyme without showing symptoms, other dogs can suffer from a range of debilitating side effects due to this disease. Our Memphis vets share some of the causes, symptoms, and treatment for Lyme disease in dogs.
Although it's not be a condition that most pet parents think about, pneumonia in dogs is relatively common. While many dogs recover well from pneumonia the conditions can be a serious health concern for dogs that are senior, immunocompromised, or very young. Our Memphis vets explain more about how pneumonia could affect your dog.
If your dog has chronic kidney disease (chronic kidney failure), feeding them the right diet is going to be a key element of their treatment. For dogs with kidney disease, our North Memphis vets may recommend a therapeutic diet with restricted protein, phosphorus and sodium combined with increased levels of omega-3 fatty acids.