Blog: Dog


Dog Urinalysis and Fecal Exam

Urinalysis (testing the urine) is an important diagnostic test that allows our veterinarians to see if there are any urinary tract diseases, or how well the urinary tract is working. A urinalysis may be performed alone or along with other diagnostics. Things that can be detected in a urinalysis can...


Dog Anal Gland Expression

Every dog has anal glands and many dogs will never have a problem expressing them, but if your dog has difficulty or is unable to express them, then having the anal glands expressed is necessary. Anal glands that are full and won't express on their own can be uncomfortable for...


Dog Heartworm Test

Heartworm is transmitted to dogs when bitten by a mosquitos carrying the larvae form. The larvae then travel thru the bloodstream and grow into adult worms in the heart, lungs and surrounding blood vessels. Heartworm can severely and sometimes, fatally damage the heart, lungs and blood vessels. Prevention through once...


Dog Skin Care

Skin issues are very common, due to a wide range of causes from allergies, bacteria, yeast and parasites. Contact us if you notice your dog scratches or licks excessively, or if the skin is red, inflamed, "scaley," or there are bald patches.