Obesity in dogs is on the rise and poses a serious health risk to our canine companions. If your pooch seems extra cuddly they may be carrying a little too much weight. Today our Poway emergency vets explain how you can tell if your dog might be overweight, and what you should do.
Life can be unpredictable, and veterinary emergencies can happen at any time, though it can be difficult to recognize whether your pet needs emergency care or not. Our Poway vets are here to explain what situations require emergency care and what to do in the situation.
It's a big decision to spay or neuter your dog and you might be worried about the possible complications. Rest assured the odds of a complication are very low, but here our Poway vets discuss what you can expect from spaying/neutering your dog and the signs of complications or infection you should keep an eye out for.
Here, our Poway vets define heatstroke in dogs and provide a list of symptoms that you should watch out for as the temperature rises. We also share recommendations on how to prevent heatstroke and what to do if you think that your dog is suffering from this serious condition.
Although panting during a warm day or while playing fetch is normal for dogs, excessive panting at night can be a sign of a health issue. Besides causing sleepless nights for you and your dog, nighttime panting can be an indication that something is wrong. Today, our Poway vets discuss signs, treatments, and when to go to the vet.
For any pet emergency, you should contact a veterinarian right away. In some emergency situations, like when your dog or cat is bleeding, you may need to administer first aid until you can get there for treatment. Here, our Poway Emergency veterinarians explain.
Is your cat coughing rather than purring? coughing in cats is a sign that something is irritating their lungs, airway or throat. Some causes of cat coughing, sneezing, or wheezing are easy to treat but others are much more serious. Here, our Poway vets share some common causes.