Is your dog limping, slipping or seemingly irritated for no reason? They may be experiencing joint pain. Here, our Westport vets share some of the signs and causes of joint pain in dogs and what you can do to help manage this condition.
If your dog has a habit of chewing or eating anything that comes its way, you may be concerned about the possibility of bowel obstructions. In this article, our veterinarians in Westport will discuss the reasons behind bowel obstructions in dogs and why they require immediate veterinary attention.
All animals have bacteria in their tummy's that help them digest their food and keep things moving along smoothly but what happens if that balance becomes disrupted? Here, our Westport vets talk about how probiotics can help keep your cat's gut healthy and behaving as it should.
If your dog is suffering from severe hip pain, your vet may recommend a total hip replacement to help restore your pup's mobility. So how does hip replacement in dogs work? What is the recovery like? And is your dog a good candidate for hip replacement surgery? Our Westport vets answer these questions and more.
Urinary tract infections in dogs are so common that it's estimated that over a quarter of all dogs will experience at least one in their life. Here, our Westport vets share some of the causes and signs of UTIs and the possible treatment options for dogs with urinary tract infections.
The dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is frequently referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. This connective tissue joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee and may become injured. Today, our Westport vets discuss ACL surgery in dogs and the different types that your pet may need.