The Vet Is In

  • Toxoplasmosis: Not the Clear and Present Danger It’s Believed to Be

    Toxoplasmosis is caused by an organism called Toxoplasma gondii. It is a protozoan parasite that can cause problems in infants if their mothers are infected prior to birth.

  • Quality-of-Life Questions in Pets

    It can be difficult to tell in older pets or those with chronic disease whether their quality of life is failing or poor and what pain, if any, they feel. Animals in pain can be stoic, feeling significant pain on the inside but showing few outwards signs of it.

  • Diagnosing Eye Disease

    Inherited eye disease, eye infections and eye trauma are all problems we see in dogs and cats on a regular basis. Eye problems are often uncomfortable or painful, and some can progress to permanent damage or loss of vision, so properly diagnosing eye problems is essential.

  • Kennel Cough in Dogs

     Kennel cough, medically known as infectious tracheobronchitis, is caused by several different bacteria, viruses and mycoplasmas. Sometimes, they are all present in what we call the canine infectious respiratory disease complex.