Our Tigard emergency vets know that responsible dog owners spend a lot of time picking up their dog's poop. For that reason, you likely have a pretty good idea of what a normal stool looks like for your dog. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop?
If your dog has a habit of chewing and eating everything in sight, you might be concerned about potential intestinal blockages. Our Tigard vets see this serious condition frequently and if it's not treated quickly it can cause devastating health issues and in some cases, major surgery is required to save your dog's life.
Does your dog have a habit of chewing and eating everything in its path? If so, you may be worried about the possibility of bowel obstruction (also known as intestinal blockage). In this blog, our Tigard vets explain what bowel obstructions are and why it's very important to have this serious condition treated as quickly as possible.
Osteoarthritis in dogs is a serious condition, especially if it develops early due to conditions such as hip dysplasia. In severe cases of joint pain and loss of mobility in dogs, your veterinarian may recommend a total hip replacement (THR) as a treatment option. Our Tigard veterinarians explain what dog owners should know about total hip replacements in this article.