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GOLPP: GERIATRIC ONSET LARYNGEAL PARALYSIS POLYNEUROPATHY

What is GOLPP?Geriatric Onset: elderly age of onset signs of the condition. Laryngeal Paralysis: degeneration of nerves that control the muscles that move the laryngeal cartilages, located in the throat. These cartilages control airflow into and out of the...

TPLO (TIBIAL PLATEAU LEVELING OSTEOTOMY) IN DOGS

Greg Harasen, DVMDate Published: 02/18/2014 If your dog has been diagnosed with a torn cranial cruciate ligament, you will probably be considering surgical treatment options that may include a tibial plateau leveling osteotomy (TPLO). The procedure is tough enough to...

CANINE PREGNANCY

By Anna BurkeMay 03, 2021 ​ Puppies are exciting. If you are new to breeding, or you are eagerly awaiting the birth of a reserved puppy from a breeder’s litter, the wait can seem eternal. Luckily for us (and for the dog), the gestation period...

IDIOPATHIC CYSTITIS IN CATS

Idiopathic Cystitis in CatsWendy Brooks, DVM, DABVPDate Published: 01/01/2001Date Reviewed/Revised: 12/12/2020 Additional Resources Lower Urinary Tract Disease in CatsUrinary Blockage in CatsInappropriate Elimination (House-Soiling) in Cats (Also known as Pandora...

PUPPY PUZZLES SAVE LIVES

Puppy Puzzles save lives One of the biggest complaints about puppies is their high activity, chewing, mouthing, and attention-seeking behaviors. In addition, puppies can be very pesky by grabbing the remote or and anything and chewing it up. These are normal...

HEALTHY WEIGHT FOR A HEALTHY PET: CANINE AND FELINE

Just like in humans, we can prevent many common diseases by keeping our pets in good shape.  One of the ways our doctors help you keep your pet healthy is by evaluating their muscle and fat using a ranking called the Body Condition Score (BCS).  Our doctors...