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Senior Dog Care: Tips & Advice

Senior Dog Care: Tips & Advice

As your dog ages, their bodies will change. This means that their veterinary care needs will change as well. Today our Westport vets share some advice about senior dog care and how to help your pup live through their golden years in a healthy way.

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Stomatitis in Cats

Stomatitis in Cats

Stomatitis is a severe form of gum disease that could cause your cat quite a bit of pain. Our Westport vets explain the potential causes of stomatitis, how to recognize it in your kitty, and how to get it treated.

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Do Dental Chews Really Work For Dogs?

Do Dental Chews Really Work For Dogs?

All dog parents know that helping to keep your pup's teeth clean can be a daunting part of their overall care. Our Westport veterinarians talk about dog dental health and how dental chews can help keep your pups teeth clean.

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Hip Replacement in Dogs

Hip Replacement in Dogs

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.

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Dog Urinary Tract Infection: Signs & Treatment

Dog Urinary Tract Infection: Signs & Treatment

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.

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ACL Surgery in Dogs - Everything You Should Know

ACL Surgery in Dogs - Everything You Should Know

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.

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Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Oral Hygiene

Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Oral Hygiene

Did you know that the health of your cat's mouth can have an effect on their overall health? Our Westport vets discuss cat dental health and everything that you need to know about caring for their oral hygiene.

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How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

Caring for a new kitten especially if they are newborn and without a mother can be a lot of work, but the bond that you form and the feeling you get from being there from the very beginning is irreplaceable. Today our Westport vets share information about how to take care of a new kitten and a guide to what to expect along the way.

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CT Scan For Dogs

CT Scan For Dogs

When a dog has experienced specific types of injuries or symptoms then your vet may recommend diagnostic imaging to assist in diagnosing and treating your pet. Our Westport vets discuss veterinary diagnostic imaging and the uses and benefits of CT scans for dogs.

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Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV): Symptoms, Diagnosis & Prognosis

Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV): Symptoms, Diagnosis & Prognosis

Although a diagnosis of Feline Leukemia Virus can be emotionally devastating, it is important to realize that cats with FeLV can live normal lives for prolonged periods. Our vets in Westport share some important information about Feline Leukemia Virus (FeLV) as well as the symptoms and prognosis for cats living with this infectious disease. 

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