Cat urinary tract infections are much rarer than urinary tract infections in dogs. Regardless, cats (senior cats in particular) do experience urinary tract issues with some frequency. Here, our Oakland vets share some of the symptoms, causes and treatments for urinary tract infections and diseases in cats.
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Obesity in dogs is on the rise and poses serious health risks to our canine companions. While your dog may just seems extra comfy to cuddle, they may actually be carrying too much weight around. Here, our Oakland vets explain how you can tell that your dog may be a bit overweight and what you should do about it if they are.
You may think of your cat as perfect cuddling size rather than overweight, but carrying even a few extra ounces or pounds can make a big difference to the cat's health and well-being in the long term. Here, our Oakland vets explain how you can tell if your feline friend is overweight.
If your vet recommends bloodwork for your Oakland pet, you need to make sure you understand why these diagnostic tests are performed and what they can tell your vet about your pet's health.
Excessive itching, scratching and licking are all signs that your pup may have a skin condition like dermatitis. Our Oakland vets here explain what may be causing your canine companion's discomfort and how your can help your pet feel better.
Our Oakland veterinary team knows that cats have a well-earned reputation as picky eaters. So, when they refuse to eat, it can be difficult to figure out why. Here are a few reasons your cat may not be eating and when you should bring them to your vet.
Heatstroke in dogs is something every pet owner with hot summers, whether they be seasonal or all year round, needs to know about. Today our East Bay Veterinary Clinic vets explain the symptoms of this potentially deadly condition, and what to do if you think your dog has heatstroke.
Hip dysplasia describes an abnormality in how one or both of your dog's hips form that can occur in any breed. This condition causes discomfort and pain when exercising, or even just changing position. Here, our Oakland vets explain some more about hip dysplasia, its symptoms and what surgical treatments are available to treat it.
Having your female cat or dog spayed is both a loving and responsible thing to do for them. But when you are having the surgery done on your companion, should you have it done with a laser or using traditional methods? Here, our Oakland vets share some more info you should know about spaying your pet.
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.