9 07, 2018

Natural Healing at MVH with Platelet Rich Plasma

By |July 9th, 2018|

What is platelet-rich plasma (PRP)? Platelet-rich plasma is a portion of the blood that has been processed to contain a higher concentration of platelets than in the whole blood.  The PRP contains platelets and varying numbers of white blood cells (WBCs) and red blood cells (RBCs).  PRP also contains other growth factors and substances that [...]

30 06, 2018

Its a Heat Wave, Don’t Let Your Dogs Overheat!

By |June 30th, 2018|

Heat stroke is a serious concern for dogs. When their body temperature rises from the normal 100-103 degrees to roughly 104 or 105, they lose the ability to regulate their internal temperature, which can cause organ damage or even death. Dogs aren’t very efficient at self-cooling because: They don’t sweat like humans – their main [...]

27 06, 2018

Stem Cell Therapy for Pets is Offered at Meadowlands Veterinary Hospital

By |June 27th, 2018|

What Are Stem Cells? Stem cells are unspecialized cells with the ability to differentiate into specialized building blocks of organs and tissues.  They are the natural repair cells in the body of your furry friends. All animals have them and they are the way we repair injuries such as a torn ligament or a broken [...]

11 06, 2018

Why Wont My Dogs Tail Move

By |June 11th, 2018|

Acute Caudal Myopathy or commonly known as Swimmers Tail is a condition that usually occurs after excessive swimming or swimming in cold water but can also be caused by excessive wagging or strenuous exercise.  Swimming can provide hours of fun and entertainment, as well as great exercise to both you and your dog.  However, like [...]

18 05, 2018

Chihuahua

By |May 18th, 2018|

The Chihuahua is the smallest of all dogs breeds and has 2 coat varieties: smooth and longhaired. Originating in Mexico, they were bred for companionship and are known for their big, erect ears and prominent large eyes. The Chihuahua is a generally healthy breed with an average lifespan of 12-14 years. Likenesses of Chihuahua-like dogs [...]

17 04, 2018

About the Poodle

By |April 17th, 2018|

  The origin of the Poodle is widely debated, however, their intelligence never is as they are voted the second most intelligent dog breed.  Poodles are eager, athletic, and of remarkable versatility.  Poodles come in three size varieties: Standards should be more than 15 inches tall at the shoulder; Miniatures are 15 inches or under; Toys stand no more [...]