BATHING YOUR DOG

BATHING YOUR DOG

Bathing Your Dog Regular bathing can help keep your dog’s skin and haircoat healthy. Medicated shampoo may be prescribed by your veterinarian. Try to make bathing a pleasant experience for your dog. Good Reasons to Bathe Your Dog Regular bathing can help keep your...
ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE LEVEL

ALKALINE PHOSPHATASE LEVEL

Although alkaline phosphatase is considered a “liver enzyme,” it is produced by other cells, too. Alkaline phosphatase levels can be affected by many things, including certain medications and a variety of illnesses. If your pet’s alkaline phosphatase level is...
Dog & Cat Guide “ABDOMINAL RADIOGRAPHY”

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 organ in the body,...
Yorba Linda ACTH STIMULATION TEST

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

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...