Osteosarcoma is a painful and aggressive bone cancer seen in dogs that must be detected and treated in its very earliest stages in order to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes. Here, our Santa Cruz vets discuss the symptoms and treatments for this common bone cancer in dogs.
Congestive heart failure is a relatively common condition in dogs that can often be characterized by coughing, breathing difficulties, and other troubling symptoms. Today, our Pacific & Santa Cruz Veterinary Specialists vets discuss the causes of congestive heart failure, symptoms to watch for, and available treatment options.
Much like intensive care units for people, ICU for pets provides critically ill or injured dogs and cats with intensive often life-saving veterinary care. In today's post, our Santa Cruz veterinary specialists discuss the role of pet ICU and when a pet may require critical care.
As a pet parent, you play a key role in helping your dog to recover well after surgery. Providing your pet with attentive, diligent post-op care can help your pooch return to their daily routine as quickly as possible. Our Santa Cruz vets share some tips for how to care for your dog after surgery.
Many cases of cancer in cats go undetected until the condition becomes more advanced, but spotting and treating cancer early gives your pet their best shot at a good outcome. That's why it's important to know the signs of cancer in cats and see your Santa Cruz vet right away if your cat begins displaying symptoms.
If your dog has been diagnosed with cancer, you are bound to be feeling overwhelmed and have loads of questions. Today, our Santa Cruz specialist vets lay out some steps you could take to gain a calmer perspective and a clear understanding of what to expect from your dog's cancer journey.