IVDD—or intervertebral disc disease—is a degenerative condition affecting the spinal cord of your dog and causing a host of painful issues with mobility. Our Oakland veterinarians are here to explain IVDD in pets, including its diagnosis and treatment.
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Emergency c-sections can be performed on dogs who are in labor when things aren't going smoothly. In some cases, though, your vet may recommend an elective c-section if your pup faces an increased risk of complications from their labor. Here, our Oakland vets take a look at how you can tell whether or not your dog needs a c-section.
One of the most common reasons for a dog to undergo surgery is lameness or limping in a rear leg. And, while there are often other causes or conditions to rule out, a torn cranial cruciate ligament is often the root of the problem. Here, our Oakland vets explain how TPLO surgery can help.
Just like humans, dog's aren't born with a set of perfect teeth that natural stay healthy until they are adults. They need oral hygiene care, just like you! Dental health is very important for your dog, but up to 80% of dogs don't receive the dental care they need. Here, our Oakland vets walk you through why and how you should care for your dog's teeth.
Your dog's dental care is an important aspect of not just their oral health, but their overall health and well-being too. However, many dog's don't get the dental care they need to stay optimally healthy. Here, our Oakland vets walk you through 5 reasons why dental care for dogs is so important.
Oakland pets are at risk for heartworm disease, a serious disease that can lead to severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and even death for pets. This condition is typically found in dogs, cats and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key, and the measures you can take.