• 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
  • Signs of Bloating in Dogs & Ways to Prevent It

    Posted on June 7, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    As the saying goes, a dog is a human’s best friend. We know how much your dog means to you, and knowing how to recognize, prevent, and treat health problems will help keep them at their happiest and healthiest. Bloating is an issue that affects many dogs. It can cause them serious health problems that can be fatal if left untreated. The potential severity of bloating means that knowing how to identify and treat bloating is essential to caring for your pet. There are several steps you can take as… Read More
  • Ways to Successfully Treat Frostbite in Dogs

    Posted on May 6, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Whether the sun is shining or the snow is falling, our dogs usually tend to love to spend time outside. As the weather turns cold and winter sets it, it’s important to always be on the lookout for symptoms of frostbite on your pets. Even dogs with thicker fur are susceptible to the effects of frostbite in very low temperatures. While frostbite isn’t normally fatal in and of itself, if left untreated, it can lead to hypothermia, which can be deadly. In this article, we will discuss frostbite and what… Read More
  • Reasons Behind Swollen Paws in Dogs

    Posted on April 20, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    As proud dog owners, we love our furry pooches and want nothing more than for them to be their happy, healthy selves. For many of us, the best part of our day is coming home to one or more overjoyed pets dancing and prancing around our feet, greeting us after a long day at the office. But when our four-legged friends are experiencing painful issues with their paws, they may be unable to come to jump up and tell us “hello.” Swollen paws are one of the most common health… Read More
  • Things In Your House That Can Cause Allergies in Your Dog

    Posted on February 29, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    We love our fur-babies with all our hearts, and one of the ways we express that is by making sure they are safe and comfortable at all times, especially in the home. To do so, we need to be aware of what exactly we are bringing into our apartments and houses. Because our home is our safe-haven, it can be easy to overlook household items that may be presenting a threat to the physical well-being of our four-legged friends. Unfortunately, many people are unaware of what can pose a health… Read More
  • Where in Simi Valley to Treat Your Dog’s Asthma

    Posted on February 12, 2020 by Doctor Ron
    Your dog is part of the family and keeping it healthy is important. Paying attention to their actions and appetite can help you know if they are having any issues. Your veterinarian plays a major role in keeping your canine friends happy and healthy. Just like you, your dog needs to see its doctor for regular health checkups. What is dog asthma? Dogs can experience asthma just like humans. Asthma is often triggered by being exposed to allergens and irritants. Exercise and excessive barking can also trigger asthma. This condition… Read More
  • How to Keep Your Dog’s Teeth Healthy

    Posted on July 21, 2019 by Doctor Ron
    Our pets are loved and valued just like family members, and since they rely on us to care for them, it’s our job to ensure their health and wellness at all times. One of the best ways to stay on top of your dog’s health is to bring them to the veterinarian on a regular basis. Following up with check-up appointments is essential for keeping your dog healthy and happy for years to come. One area of our pets’ health that is often overlooked is their dental health. Dental health… Read More
  • How to Improve the Joint Health in Your Dog

    Posted on July 22, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    We all want what’s best for our pets, but it can become challenging to care for them as health issues arise. It can be heartbreaking to realize that your pup isn’t as spry as he used to be, and very often this issue can be attributed to a health concern, such as diminished joint function. Joint problems in dogs are highly common, and even more common in certain breeds or sizes of dogs. In this article, we’ll go over some basic information about your dog’s joint health and what you… Read More
  • How to Prevent and Combat Your Dog’s Skin Allergies

    Posted on June 9, 2018 by Doctor Ron
    Our dogs mean the world to us. They are there for us in tough times, and they are a part of our families. Like our other family members, health problems come up from time to time that we must address to ensure their well being. For dogs, skin problems are one of the number one health issue seen in veterinary clinics. Skin problems can be genetic, but are often related to allergies, which come in a number of different forms that your dog could be exposed to. As a responsible,… Read More