• Reasons Behind Brain & Spinal Cord Inflammation in Dogs

    Posted on December 25, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    We hope you have never dealt with brain and spinal cord inflammation in your beloved dog, as it can be devastating for you and your pet. However, we want you to know the signs and symptoms of this condition, so you can quickly identify any need to make an appointment to see your veterinarian. Take a look at the informative article below so you can learn about brain and spinal cord inflammation in dogs. This way, you are prepared to recognize any of these symptoms in your beloved pet should… Read More
  • How to Deal With Electric Shock Injuries in Dogs by Experienced Veterinarian in Simi Valley

    Posted on December 9, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Electrical shock injuries can easily happen to all dogs. However, puppies are more prone to experiencing shock than older dogs. Young dogs like to chew on everything, and this includes electrical wires. Lightning, faulty wiring, and fallen cables are also sources of electrical shock. These dangers do not discriminate. It is important you know how to deal with an electrical shock if it happens to your dog. Common Causes of Electrical Shock Electrical Cords: The most common cause of electrical shock is home electrical cords. To discourage your dog from… Read More
  • The Most Common Reasons Your Dog is Limping

    Posted on November 23, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Just like humans, dogs limp for a variety of reasons. However, since dogs are unable to tell us what happened, a pet owner who notices that their dog has started limping may struggle to find out why. The best way to discover the reason behind your dog’s limp is to take them to the veterinarian to get them checked out. It is also helpful for both you and the vet if you come into your appointment knowing a little about what causes limping in dogs and signs that may point… Read More
  • The Most Common Causes of Choking in Dogs From Expert Veterinarian in Simi Valley

    Posted on November 6, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    When a dog chokes, it can be a scary and life-threatening emergency. Choking occurs when an object blocks your dog’s airway. This needs immediate attention to dislodge or remove the blockage to allow oxygen to enter your pet’s airway again. Usually, your beloved dog can cough up the obstruction. Sometimes they may need help. You may have to do your best to manually remove the object if you can see it. If your dog loses consciousness, you may also need to perform the Heimlich maneuver. Below, we will walk you… Read More
  • Symptoms of Concussions in Your Dog From Expert Vet in Simi Valley

    Posted on October 21, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Dogs are our best friends. They are there for us when we are upset, stressed, or sad. They are there to make us smile, laugh, and remember how much fun life can be. As silly as they can be, we forget they can be hurt, and they will do their best to hide it from us, their caretakers. It is critical to watch out for our furry friends and make sure they stay healthy and carefree throughout their lives. Like humans, dogs can get concussions, which are the most common… Read More
  • Warning Signs of Dehydration in Your Dog

    Posted on October 5, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Just like people, our four-legged friends can suffer from dehydration, and it is just as dangerous for them as it is for us. Unlike humans, our dogs cannot tell us if there is a problem, so as their caretakers it is up to us to watch for the warning signs. Dehydration is caused when your dog is losing more fluid than they are taking in. Water is critical in allowing your furry friend’s cells to absorb all the nutrients needed to maintain their bodily functions, to include joint lubrication, digestion,… Read More
  • What are the Common Causes of Choking in Dogs

    Posted on September 19, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    When it comes to pets, we consider them members of the family. Guaranteeing their safety is the responsibility of their owner. Any number of issues can arise that pose a threat to your dog’s health, but the largest of those is a large amount of potential choking hazards your pet may come across. It is important to identify some of these common causes of choking within your household so that your dog does not get a hold of them. Removing these items or placing them in inaccessible areas of the… Read More
  • Reasons Behind Seizures & Convulsions in Dogs From the Best Vet in Simi Valley

    Posted on September 3, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Your dog is a part of the family, and nothing is scarier than seeing a beloved friend stiffen and lapse into a series of spasmodic and uncontrollable movements. Convulsions are the primary indicator of a dog seizure, and knowledge of why it’s happening can help a pet owner remain calm and take the appropriate actions to help their pet. Let’s break down the common causes why your dog may have a seizure to help the four-legged members of the family maintain the best possible health. Idiopathic Epilepsy: The “Genetically Inherited”… Read More
  • How do Dogs Try to Communicate with People

    Posted on August 18, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    In most cases, our dogs are more than just our pets. They are our four-legged best friend, an adopted child, a playmate. Dogs aren’t called man’s best friend for no reason. They are loved and a constant part of our lives. That being said, it can be extremely frustrating that we don’t speak the same language. Dogs can’t use words or their hands to tell us what they want or need like humans can. But that doesn’t mean our dogs don’t communicate with us every day. Dogs can’t communicate in… Read More
  • Tips for Choosing Healthy Puppy Food From an Experienced Veterinarian in Simi Valley

    Posted on August 2, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Good health in puppies plays a significant role in how they will be affected as adults. Just as infant humans cannot eat their parent’s’ food, puppies should not eat adult dog food and expect to maintain good health. All puppies grow their fastest within the first 6 months. Dogs from smaller breeds develop almost to full size within the 1st year of life. Large breed dogs take a little longer to reach total growth at around 18 to 24 months, although their growth for the first six months is more… Read More