19 02, 2019

Alicam…Anesthesia Free Endoscopy, but Better!!

By |February 19th, 2019|

World-class care for the ones you care about When your dog can’t tell you what’s wrong, don’t you wish you could just take a look inside and see for yourself? ALICAM® from Infiniti Medical is a revolutionary device that provides valuable insights into your dog’s digestive health. Rather than undergo an uncomfortable, complicated procedure or [...]

9 02, 2019

Phew My Cats Breath Smells!

By |February 9th, 2019|

Dental disease is a very common issue facing cats today and can be very serious and painful.  The most common problems include gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums, which is caused by the accumulation of plaque.  This can later develop into periodontal disease and tooth resorption.  This affects more than half of all cats over the [...]

15 01, 2019

My Dog Has a Lump, Is It a Cyst?

By |January 15th, 2019|

What is a cyst? Cysts are hollow spaces within tissues that contain either a liquid or a solidified material. Occasionally cysts will develop within a cancerous lump.  They are a benign form of cancer. What type of cysts are there? True cysts have a membrane that line its inner surface and produces secretions. Often, they are a [...]

12 01, 2019

Siberian Husky

By |January 12th, 2019|

The Majestic Siberian Husky Personality traits: Outgoing, playful personality Sweet, gentle, and sensitive Always on the go, with a keen eye for adventure Good with children Friendly and eager to please Even-tempered, affectionate, and happy-go-lucky You may have also noticed these characteristics: Has a tendency to escape, wander, and roam Is a bit “mouthy”—likes to [...]

12 10, 2018

Australian Shepherd

By |October 12th, 2018|

History: The Australian Shepherd developed in California during the 1900’s.  However, Australian Shepherds became more popular in the mid-twentieth century as the favorites of ranchers and cowboys for their unique herding talents.   They did not enter the AKC Stud Book until 1991. The Australian Shepherd we know today was developed mainly in the U.S and [...]

26 09, 2018

Is My Dog or Cat Overweight? Whats The Big Deal?

By |September 26th, 2018|

Nearly 100 million pets in the U.S. are overweight or obese, making weight the leading health threat to our companion animals today.  According the Association for Pet Obesity Prevention 56% of dogs and 60% of cats were classified as clinically overweight (body condition score (BCS) 6-7) or obese (BCS 8-9) by their veterinary healthcare professional. That [...]

15 09, 2018

Ringworm…It’s not a worm

By |September 15th, 2018|

What Is Ringworm? Ringworm is a fungus and can be misleading as it is not a worm, nor is it always round. It is named for the round, raised, red ring usually seen in human infections. Healthy adult humans are resistant to infection unless there is a break in the skin such as a scratch. Elderly [...]

31 08, 2018

The American Lone Star Tick….A Major Health Concern For You and Your Dog

By |August 31st, 2018|

Ticks When most people think of ticks in New Jersey, they think black-legged ticks (deer ticks, Ixodes scapularis), which transmit Lyme disease, or American dog ticks (Dermacentor variabilis), both often found on canine companions. The lone star tick (Amblyomma americanum) has been a problem in the southern part of the state and there are indications it may [...]

25 08, 2018

What is Parvovirus

By |August 25th, 2018|

Parvovirus typically affects young puppies but can also affect unvaccinated or under-vaccinated adult dogs. Certain breeds like Doberman Pincers, Rottweilers, and Pit Bulls are at an increased risk. Most dogs contract Parvovirus through exposure to an infected dog’s feces. The virus is shed in the feces 4-5 days after exposure, and clinical symptoms do not [...]

4 08, 2018

What Diseases Are Spread By Ticks

By |August 4th, 2018|

 1. Lyme Disease Transmitted by the bite of an infected deer tick.   Symptoms range from joint pain, lethargy, and lameness to decreased appetite and fever. Signs of infection can take months to appear.  It can be very difficult to treat and even more difficult to fully cure.  Dogs do not get the tell-tale bullseye rash common [...]