October 6, 2020

General

Pets Can Cure the COVID Blues!

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

I am sure that by now many of you have reached the, “I feel trapped in my house blues.” First, let me say that this feeling is ok. (I know that this is a vet blog, but I am a person, too, and I understand what you may be going through).   While it may be […]

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September 7, 2020

Medical Issues

Canine Hypothyroidism

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

In a previous blog post, I discussed cats and hyperthyroid disease. At that time you may have been wondering just why I didn’t mention dogs getting hyperthyroidism. The answer is that dogs do not tend to get hyperthyroid disease as cats do. Dogs tend to get the opposite disease which is hypothyroid disease. Now, this […]

August 3, 2020

General Medical Issues

Pet Allergies (Part 2)

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

This is the second part of our blog discussing pet allergies. If you haven’t yet read part one, I would encourage you to go back and read about it. Allergies in Pets (Part 1) explained what pet allergies are and what kind of allergens can affect your pet. Part One also covered possible signs and […]