What Is Bun?

What Is Bun?

The liver and kidneys are both involved in maintaining the body’s BUN (blood urea nitrogen) level. The BUN level can be affected by many things, including certain medications and various illnesses. If your pet’s BUN level is abnormal, additional tests may be...
ATOPY

ATOPY

Atopy is a common cause of skin problems in dogs, but it is less common in cats. Atopy usually develops in animals younger than 3 years, but older pets can also be affected. Depending on the underlying cause, clinical signs may occur seasonally or year-round. Atopy...
ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY FOR EAR INFECTIONS

ANTIBIOTIC THERAPY FOR EAR INFECTIONS

Any pet can develop an ear infection; underlying allergies or other illnesses are often the cause. Bacterial infection generally occurs secondary to the inflammation and unhealthy environment in the ear. A typical course of antibiotics can be as brief as 5 to 7 days,...
ALOPECIA

ALOPECIA

Alopecia (hair loss) can occur when hair fails to grow at a normal rate or when hair is lost more quickly than it can grow back. Alopecia can result from a variety of medical conditions, including skin infections, hormonal diseases, and infestations with fleas or...
PET DENTAL EXAMS

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

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...