Cataracts are a relatively common eye condition in people in dogs that can result in blurred vision and eventual blindness, but surgery can help to restore sight in many cases. Today our Tigard vets share a little about cataract surgery for dogs, and what you can expect if your dog has cataract surgery.
There are a number of reasons why your vet may recommend veterinary testing for your pup. It doesn't necessarily mean they are sick. Here, our Tigard vets share some of the different types of pet laboratory diagnostic tests that they may ask for and what this lab work shows us about your pet.
Diagnostic imaging is an exceptional tool used by our Tigard vets to help us pinpoint the cause, extent, or seriousness of your pet's illness or injury. Depending on your pet's condition, the type of diagnostic imaging used will vary. Below are a few of the tests that your vet may recommend to help diagnose or treat your dog or cat.
Does your dog tend to eat things it shouldn't? If so, it's essential to watch for signs of intestinal blockages. Intestinal blockages (obstructions) are relatively common issues seen by our Tigard vets. Here we look at the causes and symptoms of this very serious condition, as well as the surgery that could save your dog's life.
You will likely have some questions if your dog has been scheduled for an endoscopy. What is an endoscopy? How and when is it used? How should I prepare for my dog's endoscopy? Today, our Tigard veterinarians will go over what you need to know about endoscopic examinations in dogs.