Osteoarthritis or degenerative joint disease (DJD), is a common diagnosis in dogs but also occurs quite frequently in cats. It is more common in senior pets, but can be seen in younger pets, especially if there is a history of injury or joint dysplasia. Osteoarthritis is a term describing a syndrome that leads to continued
by Dr. Jodi Reed Sometimes, when doing a thorough physical exam on a patient, we hear a heart murmur. Often, informing pet parents we are hearing a murmur elicits fear and concern, so I want to shed some light on the subject to help navigate through the good, the bad and the ugly regarding this
Giardia in cats is one of those nasty parasitic conditions every pet parent hopes they never have to deal with. In reality, it’s not too difficult for your cat to pick it up, particularly if he or she has free access to the outdoors. Giardia is a microscopic intestinal parasite that your cat gets from
There are a lot of things that go into giving a veterinary practice a good reputation. At Harmony Animal Hospital, we believe one of the most important aspects is to ensure that we have the right staff with the proper qualifications.
There is so much that goes into owning a pet – from the tiniest kitten to the biggest dog, and annual animal checkups are an essential part of keeping your pet healthy and happy. Let your vet help you provide the best care for each one of your fur-babies! Know what questions you’ll need to answer,
Emergency vet clinics exist to provide what no pet owner wants to think about: urgent, after-hours care during an accident or unexpected illness. Some clinics offer service during nighttime hours only and after their regular staff has gone home, while other clinics (usually the larger ones) have a dedicated emergency room where urgent treatment can
If you’ve been wondering “How can I find great vets near me?” and coming up empty, the answer might surprise you: Google is your friend. Of course, picking a vet based just on a Google search can be risky. After all, there are tons of things that go into picking the right animal hospital in