Treating Pet Eye Disease and Injury

The thought of removing a pet’s eye can be scary, but in some cases, eye removal is necessary to improve the pet’s quality of life. Dr. Lucien Vallone, a clinical assistant professor in the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences, explained how eye removal can be beneficial. “Veterinarians and veterinary ophthalmologists perform […]

Amputating a pet’s limb

For many pet owners, the thought of their furry friend losing a limb can be scary or sad. However, pets with certain conditions, such as bone cancer, can benefit from amputating a limb. In fact, in some situations, amputation can actually improve a pet’s quality of life. Dr. Jacqueline Davidson, clinical professor at the Texas […]

Spaying and Neutering Pets May be Best Decision for Pet Health

Although the idea of your pet having surgery can be scary, spaying and neutering is a common practice performed by veterinarians that can be beneficial to both you and your pet. In fact, the decision to spay or neuter your pet may be the best decision for your pet’s overall health. Dr. Mark Stickney, clinical […]

Alternatives to Debarking Surgery

Debarking surgery is quite the controversy in pet news today. Is it inhumane? Do the possible risks outweigh the perceived benefits? These are viable questions to ask when considering debarking surgery to control your dog’s chronic barking. However, with April being the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals Month, it is also important to recognize the […]

Cosmetic Procedures

Whether it is for appearance purposes or for more ease in function and motion, cosmetic surgeries are not uncommon these days. From teeth whitening to liposuction people will sometimes elect to have these procedures even when there is no medical need present. Now, some people are applying these same principles when it comes to their […]

Is a Minimally Invasive Surgery a Better Option?

It is scary when pets have to face the inevitable surgery and go “under the knife.” The fear felt as a pet owner may be alleviated as veterinarians are now embracing a practice that has been around in human operations for years – one which may cause less harm and less stress for pets. This […]


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