This handsome boy is here for a very important visit – his presurgical appointment before his neuter surgery. This is an important visit because it allows our team to review your pet’s medical history, current health and genetic risks. With this information, we can create a surgical plan unique to your pet. Dobermans are
Lola loves her acupuncture visits! Lola first came to us 2 weeks ago when she suddenly stopped using her rear legs. Oh no! Thankfully, her family brought her in right away. Dr. Stephens started her on a treatment plan that included radiographs, pain medications, steroids and acupuncture. She was here today for her 4th acupuncture
Does your dog constantly lick, scratch, rub, and bite the same areas over and over again? These could be signs of atopic or allergic dermatitis, which are chronic skin conditions associated with allergies. These conditions are very similar to eczema and can cause your dog’s skin to become red and inflamed. It’s important to seek
Heat stroke or exhaustion can happen quickly and sometimes when we aren’t expecting it. Heat stress can occur on overcast days as well as sunny days, especially when the humidity is a factor. Watch your pet closely during all outdoor activities over the next few months. Heat stroke is an emergency situation. If you start
We’ve all been there – tapping our foot waiting in the dark or the rain for our dog to do their business. Don’t they know we’ve got things to do and people to see? Teaching your dog to go to the bathroom on cue can be
Puppy care can feel a little overwhelming. Don’t worry, they need the most early on and their wellness needs will start to taper off as they reach adulthood. It is important to remember that your puppy is not fully protected until they have completed the series recommended by your veterinarian. Until they are fully vaccinated,
When it comes to new pets, there are small things you can do at home to help prepare them for veterinary visits in the future. Handle and play with their paws when spending time together. Your puppy likely won’t even notice that he is undergoing desensitization
Our very own, Dr. Heron is a huge participant and leader of mission trips to Honduras. This project is near to her heart for many reasons. We are so proud and fortunate to have her here with us at Friendship Pet Hospital and Wellness Center.