27 07, 2019

Its Hot Out There! Some Summer Safety Tips from Meadowlands Veterinary

By |July 27th, 2019|

Its hot out there and as the summer winds down and the temperatures rise up its important to keep a few summer specific safety concerns in mind. Remember your dogs and cats are more sensitive to heat than we are, especially if they have been inside with the A/C for most for most of the [...]

1 07, 2019

What Diseases Are Spread By Ticks

By |July 1st, 2019|

 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 [...]

31 05, 2019

What Foods Are Toxic For Pets

By |May 31st, 2019|

What foods are toxic for your pet?  While any food that is foreign can upset your pets stomach there are certain foods that when eaten can lead to severe illness and even death.  Listed are a few of the most commonly found household toxic foods, commonly ingested by dogs, cats, and pocket pets. Alcohol Alcoholic [...]

12 04, 2019

FIP, Deadly Killer to Cats

By |April 12th, 2019|

Feline infectious peritonitis (FIP) is one of the most complex infectious diseases and is one of the worst diseases imaginable.  It is caused by a mutation of the Corona virus.   Similar viruses you may be familiar with include Ebola virus, influenza, AIDS and rhinoviruses.  Coronaviruses can cause disease in almost every animal species but overall [...]

3 02, 2019

Why Does My Dog’s Breath Smell?

By |February 3rd, 2019|

Dogs breath can smell for a variety of reasons but most of which indicate dental disease and can be a serious health concern.  The main reason is an accumulation of bacteria around the tooth and above the gum line.  Dental disease is one of the most common medical conditions are seen by veterinarians. Over 80% of [...]

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 [...]