You may be alarmed to find that your cat has suddenly stopped eating. It can be difficult to decide whether your four-legged companion needs to visit an emergency vet clinic. Our Richmond vets share some common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to tell if it’s an emergency situation.
An early challenge for new dog owners comes in the form of puppy teething. Our juvenile canine companions oft enjoy chewing on things they really ought not to, from their owner's favorite pair of shoes to the wires that keep everything in your home turned on. Today the Richmond vets at Broad Street Veterinary Hospital are here with tips on how you can help relieve your puppy's pain and get you both through this difficult stage.
Tooth decay and gum disease are as much of a problem for dogs as they are for people. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. In today's post, our Richmond vets explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep your pup's teeth in tip-top condition.
Oral health issues can be just as painful for our feline friends as they are for us. Despite this, most US cats don't get the dental health support they need, leading to most feline companions suffering from dental disease. Our Richmond vets explain the best dental health practices for keeping your cat's mouth clean and healthy.
Wondering what spaying or neutering your dog actually entails, when you should get it done, what to expect from the recovery process and which risks are involved? Our Richmond vets share everything dog owners need to know about reproductive surgery.
Today our Richmond vets discuss strategies to care for a cat recovering from surgery, what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery. We do this because it is important to give special attention to your cat's care after surgery, in order to avoid re-aggravating the injury
As cats age, the likelihood of health complications related to their hips increases exponentially; FHO surgery is a frequently effective and relatively low-cost surgical option that can treat hip problems in cats. In today's post, the Richmond vets at Broad Street Veterinary Hospital educate owners on the hip anatomy of cats, the cost of treatment, and what recovery looks like for a cat after FHO surgery
IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is one of the most commonly seen neurologic disorders in dogs, leaving terror and heartbreak for afflicted dogs and their owners in its wake; generally, treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article our Richmond vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs.