Yorba Linda Canine Care Guides

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Dog & Cat Guide “ABDOMINAL RADIOGRAPHY”

What Is a Radiograph?  A radiograph (sometimes called an x-ray) is a type of photograph that reveals the body’s internal organs. Radiography is a very useful diagnostic tool for veterinarians because it can help obtain information about almost any...

PET DENTAL EXAMS

YORBA LINDA PET DENTAL EXAM A dental exam is performed by your veterinarian to determine the overall dental health of your pet. A dental exam can help identify early signs of dental disease. Left untreated, periodontal disease can lead to kidney problems, heart...

Yorba Linda WELLNESS EXAMINATION

A wellness exam is an overall general health assessment that may include blood tests, urinalysis, and parasite screening. A wellness exam is recommended for most pets at least annually. Some veterinarians recommend wellness exams at least every 6 months for senior...

Yorba Linda ACTH STIMULATION TEST

ACTH (adrenocorticotropic hormone) is a hormone produced by the brain that stimulates the adrenal glands to release cortisol and other hormones. Two medical conditions, Cushing’s disease and Addison’s disease, occur when the body’s regulation of adrenal gland hormones...

10 Ways to Help an Arthritic Dog

10 WAYS TO HELP AN ARTHRITIC DOG Bring your dog in for regular checkups so that your veterinarian can monitor your dog’s arthritis and make necessary adjustments to the treatment plan. Getting or keeping your dog slim can help by decreasing the load on his or her...