Pet Care Tips

Read our blog to hear the helpful tips and advice our knowledgeable Edgewater veterinarians share about keeping your pet happy and healthy their whole lives.

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How to Care for a Dog Wound at Home

How to Care for a Dog Wound at Home

Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but you do need to know how to care for your dog's wounds, and when you should head to the vet. Here, our Edgewater emergency vets provide tips on how to care for your dog's wounds at home.

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Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency & What To Do?

Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency & What To Do?

Spotting blood in your dog’s stool is bound to cause both concern and alarm. Today, our vets in Edgewater share some of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for bloody diarrhea in dogs.

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How to Protect Your Pet from Parasites

How to Protect Your Pet from Parasites

External parasites live on your cat or dog's skin and can create a lot of health problems if they are not properly treated. Our Edgewater vets are here with some tips to help with parasite prevention for your pets. 

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When to Visit an Emergency Vet With Your Cat or Dog

When to Visit an Emergency Vet With Your Cat or Dog

If your pet is unwell or hurt, it can be difficult to tell whether waiting to see your regular vet is ok, or whether you should take them to the emergency vet immediately. Today our Edgewater vets share 5 signs that your pet may need emergency vet care.

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Dog Worms: How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

Dog Worms: How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

Dogs of every age, breed, and lifestyle are at risk of getting worms. Most worms are invisible to the human eye and can only be detected with a fecal exam at your veterinarian's office. Today, our Edgewater vets discuss the types of worms dogs can get, their signs, and how they can be treated. 

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How to Bathe a Cat

How to Bathe a Cat

We all know that cats dislike water and are constantly cleaning themselves, but there are times when they require a bath. Our Edgewater vets can explain.

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Treating Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Treating Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism is a common health issue in Edgewater for middle-aged and senior cats, but what exactly is hyperthyroidism in cats? What are the symptoms of hyperthyroidism in cats, and how can it be treated? Our veterinarians explain...

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery in Dogs

Hip Dysplasia Surgery in Dogs

Hip dysplasia is a progressive, degenerative disease that can affect dogs as young as puppies. When dogs are young, they frequently show no visible symptoms. As they grow older, their condition worsens. Our Edgewater veterinarians discuss the signs and causes of hip dysplasia in puppies and dogs, as well as the surgeries that can help.

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How Can I Help My Dog Recover After Surgery?

How Can I Help My Dog Recover After Surgery?

What is IVDD in dogs? Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a very serious and painful condition affecting your dog's spine. If your dog has been diagnosed with IVDD, which affects its ability to walk, surgery may be the best and only treatment option for relieving pain and restoring your pup's mobility. 

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IVDD Surgery in Dogs

IVDD Surgery in Dogs

What is IVDD in dogs? Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a very serious and painful condition affecting your dog's spine. If your dog has been diagnosed with IVDD, which affects its ability to walk, surgery may be the best and only treatment option for relieving pain and restoring your pup's mobility. 

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