Category Archives: Surgery

4 Examples of Fracture Repair in Pandemic Puppies

A dog with a cast on its leg

Pandemic puppies have been our new reality at the Animal Medical Center these past months. And with puppies come more pediatric medical and surgical infirmities. One such injury requiring the expertise of AMC’s board-certified surgical specialists is a bumper crop of broken legs in young dogs. Causes of Puppy Broken Legs While I suspect vehicular

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Do I need to have my mini pig spayed? Or my bird? Or my rabbit?

Two mini pigs

Spaying, or ovariohysterectomy, is one of the most common surgical procedures performed in dogs and cats. On my April 6th SiriusXM Stars Channel 109 show, “Ask the Vet,” I was asked a question about spaying and I admit I could not readily come up with an answer. The question was: “Should I spay my mini

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Eye Conditions

A cat with a swollen eye

Because your pet’s eyes are front and center every time you glimpse their cute little fur faces, abnormalities of the eyes are easy to recognize. And, of course, none of us would want our vision compromised by an eye disorder, so we worry about our pet’s eyes as well. Below are descriptions of some of

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