Your dog’s neurologic system is like an intricate network of wires that leads to the main control center—his brain. Like lines of communication throughout a building, if your dog develops a problem with his brain, spinal cord, or a nerve, his entire body can be affected. Neurologic conditions can cause problems you may expect, such [...]
Sometimes it is difficult to know if your pet requires emergency care, but if in doubt, always have your pet seen immediately by your family veterinarian or at an emergency facility.
What you should do if you find a lump on your pet Finding a lump or bump on your pet can be frightening. Most people immediately think of cancer, but that is not always the case. If your pet has a lump, follow these steps: Don’t panic. We understand it’s scary to find a lump [...]
Have you started to notice that your dog’s fur is turning white or gray? While it can be shocking to suddenly realize your pet’s fur has changed color, there might not be anything wrong with your beloved dog. AVES is here to tell you about the reasons your dog’s fur might be turning a white [...]
When a pet has been through something as difficult as trauma or surgery, it is important that pet owners are there to help their pets throughout the recovery process. It can be difficult, however, to know what to do to give your pet the support they need. Fortunately, AVES has some advice that will make [...]
With humans, there is a bit of a debate over when people are considered seniors. In pets, the line is even more blurry. November is National Senior Pet Month and we here at AVES want to take a moment to discuss senior pet care for these special patients. When Are Pets Considered Seniors? As we [...]