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.
When dogs stumble, stagger, or fall over, it can be a sign of a medical condition, such as an infection, injury, poisoning, or stroke. Today, our Tigard vets share the causes of staggering in dogs and why it is considered a veterinary emergency.
Cruciate ligament tears are common knee injuries seen in dogs, and Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) surgery is one of the ways this condition can be treated. Today our Tigard vets discuss TTA surgery for dogs, including how it works, its benefits, and what it involves.
Although surgery is not the only option for dogs suffering from IVDD (Intervertebral Disc Disease), it is often the best option for many. IVDD surgery aims to restore mobility, relieve pain, and prevent further disc damage. Our Tigard veterinarians discuss IVDD Surgery in dogs in greater detail.
While your kitty may love to play with items such as ribbons, strings, and rubber bands, there is a chance they may try to eat them, which could cause an intestinal blockage. In this post, our Tigard vets talk about the signs of an intestinal blockage in cats and the surgery used to treat it.