Tag Archives: Neurology

Avoiding the Knife: Preventing Pet Surgeries

At The Animal Medical Center, our board certified surgeons and neurologists perform approximately 1,500 surgeries each year. A recently released pet insurance study completed in 2012 listed the top ten surgery claims for both dogs and cats: Since none of us want our pets to be subjected to the difficulties most surgeries pose, I will

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Seizures

Seizures are a frightening medical condition. Like lightning, a seizure strikes out of the blue, due to a short circuit in the brain. After a minute or two, the brain resets itself. Even though seizures commonly last a minute or two, watching your pet lose consciousness, twitch, jerk, and maybe even lose bowel and bladder

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Sidney the Cat Goes “Red” to Educate Owners About Feline Heart Disease

A black and white cat

February is American Heart Month. According to the Centers for Disease Control, the most common form of heart disease in humans is coronary artery disease. This disease causes the blood vessels supplying the heart muscle to become blocked, resulting in a heart attack. To raise awareness of heart disease in women, the Go Red for

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