Treatments

Pre-Anesthetic Blood Tests: Jack’s Test Reveals Kidney Failure

Pre-Anesthetic Blood Tests: Jack’s Test Reveals Kidney Failure

Many illnesses can go from undetectable to potentially deadly (particularly when combined with surgery and/or anesthesia) over the course of just a few weeks. Having fresh blood work provides insight into your dog’s overall health making sure that they can handle anesthesia safely. It is important to adjust the treatment plan if the blood test reveals any abnormalities. Knowing is…

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Treating Your Dog’s Symptoms vs. Treating The Cause

Treating Your Dog’s Symptoms vs. Treating The Cause

Will treating their symptom(s) make your dog’s problem go away? A Google search for how to treat diarrhea in dogs returns 61 million results. I couldn’t count how many times people ask such things on my dog health support group. As I’m writing this, I have a pending question asking how to freshen a dog’s breath. The question is not…

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