April 1, 2024


Why Does My Pet Do That?

Countrycare Veterinary Professional

Have you ever wondered, “Why does my pet do that?” Well, our Patient Care Coordinator, Becky, has some great answers to your questions. Why do cats knead? Did you know that your cat may have been “making biscuits” for its entire life? Kittens knead their mother when nursing to stimulate milk production. Kneading later in […]

March 6, 2024


Why Does My Pet Need Dental X-rays?

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

You may remember in our previous blog post; we discussed the various aspects of dental cleaning for your pet. During a dental prophy, we scale, clean, and examine the animal’s teeth and look for tooth loss or abnormal pocketing. Although these processes are crucial for your pet’s dental health, they may not provide the complete […]

February 5, 2024

Medical Issues

Bladder Stones in Pets

Aili V. Heintz, DVM

There are many conditions and health issues that both people and pets can get, and bladder stones are one of those things. Kidney stones are more common than bladder stones in people. If you know anyone who has had bladder stones, they will tell you how uncomfortable and painful the condition is. The same can […]