Vet Gen Blog

  • Pets As Gifts

    Dec 11 2018

    COMMITMENTS ARE NOT GIFTS   When we think of Christmas, we think of giving and we generally have the best intentions when trying to pick out the perfect gift for…

  • Pancreatitis

    Nov 12 2018

    Pancreatitis The center of our holiday celebration is large meals for our loved ones to share.  Our pets are so much a part of our family that we can’t help…

  • Halloween Dangers

    Oct 26 2018

    Autumn is full of color and full of fun.  The October schedule seems to be filled with harvest festivities  right up until the very last day, Halloween.  Generally a childhood favorite, Halloween is…

  • Canine Influenza

    Aug 27 2018

    Canine Influenza   Canine Influenza, or dog flu, is a highly contagious virus that affects dogs as well as cats. Canine Influenza is highly contagious and easily spread from infected…

  • 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…