Some thoughts on Fat

Feline obesity has become quite a hot topic for several reasons. One is that unfortunately, we have plenty of “subjects” to study! And there are several parallels between cats and people with Type 2 Diabetes.

Parasite Prevention

We are fortunate to not have a high incidence of heartworm in this area. This is due to high compliance by our dog owners as well as the ever changing climate here in New England. However, we have plenty of other parasites that can affect BOTH pets and humans called intestinal parasites.

Pain Management

Pain is one of the hottest topics at veterinary conferences in the last ten years. Previously, pain was viewed as a necessary evil. Fortunately, pain care has become a focus of veterinary research as well as daily practice.

Muscular Dystrophy in Labrador Retrievers

Muscular dsytrophy is a rare condition that affects the muscle of the dog. Signs can range from exercise intolerance to episodes of weakness and possible collapse.

Microchipping

We recommend the Home Again chip for permanent identification of your dog or cat. Although it has been available for years, Hurricanes Katrina and Rita showed how important it can be to identify your pet permanently.

How to obtain a urine sample from your cat or dog

There are times when we will be asking you to obtain a urine sample from your cat or dog. No, we are not asking for the impossible! You can do it.

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a system of medicine that was developed by a German physician, Samuel Hahnemann 200 years ago. It is based primarily on the “law of similars”.

Holiday Hazards

There are a number of common potential toxicities and troubles that our pets can get into during this season.

Good Dog Aquatic Fitness

Good Dog Aquatic Fitness provides skilled rehabilitative services in a dog friendly environment.

Flower Essence Therapy

Flower essence therapies are infusions of flowers that work with the body’s emotional state.