When the weather gets hot in the summer your canine companion is at a higher risk for heatstroke which is why our vets in Argyle explain the symptoms, causes, and treatments of this potentially deadly condition in dogs.
Animal Health & Wellbeing Blog
Heavy breathing and panting is often associated with dogs because that's how they cool down. However, this behaviour isn't usually seen in cats. Here our Argyle vets explain the reasons why your cat could be breathing heavily/panting and when you should call your vet.
All veterinary procedures come with some level of risk, even pet vaccinations. Most of the time the benefits of giving your cat or dog vaccinations are worth the very small risk. In this post, our Argyle vets discuss the possible side effects of vaccines and what you should do if your pet experiences one.
We know it can be emotional when you have to decide whether or not to spay/ neuter your dog. Today our Argyle vets discuss the details about this routine surgery, how your dog can recover from it fairly easily and how to manage any pain or discomfort your pup may be feeling as a result.
Ticks are responsible for the spread of a number of serious diseases that are dangerous to people and pets. Today, our Argyle vets explain how these opportunistic parasites thrive, including signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets.
Heartworm disease is a potentially deadly condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, and damage to other organs for pets in Argyle. This condition can be found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Today, our vets explain why prevention is better than treatment for heartworm disease.
Fleas are a common external parasite that can multiply quickly, invade your home, and make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Argyle vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.
Internal parasites can lurk, hidden within your pet's gastrointestinal tract causing discomfort and illness for your pet. Annual fecal exams give your Argyle vet an opportunity to check for hidden intestinal parasites before more serious conditions develop.