Most dogs are given anesthesia when they are spayed or neutered, and the majority of them will require it at least once throughout their lives. Our four-legged pets, like us, may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure. Today, our Murfreesboro vets discuss what you should know about anesthesia for dogs.
You may be aware that dogs pant to cool down, but panting in cats is much less common and could be a sign of an underlying health problem. Our Murfreesboro veterinarians and the team discuss some of the reasons why cats pant, as well as when to visit the vet.
Your dog is a member of your family, and you never want anything bad to happen to her. Unfortunately, illness and injury can occur in dogs just as they can in humans, even if you are extremely cautious with your canine companion. Here, our Murfreesboro vets explain how to tell if your dog has a broken bone and the steps you should take.
Whether your cat is an indoor cat or an outdoor adventurer, there are a variety of ways for your feline companion to injure a leg or paw and limp. Injuries aren't the only reason for a cat's limping. Our Murfreesboro veterinarians discuss the causes of cat limping and what you should do about it.
Heartworm disease is a very serious condition that may result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to organs and even death for pets. This disease is found in cats, dogs and ferrets in the Murfreesboro area and here, our vets explain why prevention is so important.