Tag Archives: canine

Allaying Fears About Your Dog or Cat’s Anesthesia

The doctors at Bothell Pet Hospital will often recommend a procedure that involves anesthesia. It may be a spay, a mass removal, dental evaluation/cleaning, or major surgery. These all require that the pet undergoes general anesthesia. We frequently hear questions … Continue reading

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Galliprant New Arthritis Medication for Dogs

Do you have a dog with arthritis?  If you do, or even if you have a dog that just seems to be “slowing down,” you are going to love the news we have about a new medication available! The veterinary … Continue reading

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February is National Pet Dental Health Month

While we try to emphasize the importance of pet dental health throughout the year, February gives us an opportunity to highlight specific aspects of dental assessment, treatment and preventative care. Good oral health is more than just a pretty smile. Poor … Continue reading

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Cushing’s Disease – A First Hand Veterinary Perspective

Is my dog just getting old (or could there be something else going on)??? Have you noticed that your middle aged or older dog is starting to slow down? Is he lethargic, maybe panting more, getting up at night to … Continue reading

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Dr. Kovar in St. Vincent and the Grenadines with World Vets

As many of you know, I have been volunteering with World Vets for the past several years. The organization operates in over 45 countries on 6 continents. Their mission is to “improve the health and well-being of animals by providing … Continue reading

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Adjusting to Life with a Senior Dog or Cat

We like to say around here at Bothell Pet Hospital that, “Old age is not a disease!” While we would never treat an animal based on its age alone, the reality is that the health of dogs and cats can … Continue reading

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All About Fleas – Part 2 of 2

In our last blog post, we discussed fleas with a focus on identification, transmission, and associated illnesses. If you missed it, please refer to “Fleas 101” for July 2016. This month we will focus more closely on prevention and treatment. … Continue reading

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