Dentistry Lab

In vet school we have so many lectures, but also quite a few labs! Labs are important for us to be able to get hands on experience, beyond textbooks. In our dentistry lab we learned about the importance of oral health in animals! We were taught how to extract and clean teeth, as well as […]

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Brachycephalic Syndrome

What Does Brachycephalic Mean? Brachycephalic stands for a shortened head. This results in the animal having a shortened and “squished” face. Some of the breeds of dogs that have this conformation are Boxers, Shih Tzus, Chihuahuas, Boston Terriers, Pugs, French and English Bulldogs. These breeds are deliberately bred to have a shortened head and snout.

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Reverse Sneezing

Reverse sneezing can certainly sound alarming! But, it is very common in dogs and often sounds worse than it is! This condition is much more common in dogs than in cats. Here’s what you should know about reverse sneezing and how to help your pet through it! What Is Reverse Sneezing? Reverse sneezing is when

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Anal Glands

Anal glands produce a very foul smell that you won’t soon forget! Have you ever noticed your dog scoot its back end across the carpet? Then they are a candidate for anal gland expression.   What Are Anal Glands? They are two sacs on either side of an animal’s anus, within the body. They fill

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Pet Insurance

Unexpected vet bills can be stressful. One in three pets experiences unexpected illness or injury each year! Prepare yourself for the unexpected by having pet insurance! Pet insurance is designed to help you pay for the upfront costs of pet health care. What Is Pet Insurance? Pet insurance is structured similarly to car insurance, except

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