Vet Gen Blog

  • UNDERSTANDING BLOAT

    Jul 16 2018

    Bloat, a Flip Flop Stomach             Bloat is a condition that affects the GI system, mostly the stomach, but other body systems including the circulatory system can be affected. Food…

  • Car Rides – Pet Safety

    Jun 08 2018

    Spotlight on Safety: Car Rides It is common to discuss pets riding safely in the car. The statistics and safety risks associated with pets riding loose in the car are…

  • Understanding Your Pet’s Blood Work

    May 17 2018

    Understanding Your Pet’s Blood Work This entry will examine routine blood work for pets.  Blood work can be described as your pet’s “internal examination.”  When you receive copies of your…

  • Preventive Health Exams

    Apr 19 2018

    Spotlight on Preventive Health Examinations Annual visits to the veterinarian are so much more than just vaccines!  Pets live longer, healthier lives if they keep fit and see their veterinarian…

  • Heartworm Prevention

    Mar 16 2018

    Spotlight on Parasitology: Heartworm Preventative Last entry we talked about what heartworm disease, how it is spread, and how it is treated.  We will continue our look at heartworm disease…

  • Heartworm Disease

    Feb 27 2018

    Spotlight On Parasitology: Heartworm Disease Everyone knows their dog needs yearly heartworm preventative, but do they really know what heartworm is or why we give preventatives?  Heartworm disease is caused…

  • PET FOOD CONTROVERSY?

    Jan 30 2018

     NUTRITIONAL TRUTH By-products provide valuable nutrients for your pet: AAFCO* defines by-products as suitable for animal food; they are the clean internal organs including liver, lungs, heart, as well...
  • PET DENTISTRY

    Jan 08 2018

    Spotlight On Dentistry: Can’t you just scrape that off his teeth? February is Pet Dental Health Month and at Veterinary General we feel dental health is crucial to the overall…

  • Socialization Success!

    Nov 20 2017

    Socialization Success! Last time we described what socialization is and how it can help you have a well adjusted adult dog. This time we will talk about planning socialization to…

  • FLEAS!

    Oct 20 2017

    COOL WEATHER FLEAS Summer is over and the fall season is approaching but that doesn’t mean the possibility of flea infection is fading. In fact, we see more flea infestation…