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3 Hidden Summer Hazards That Can Be Fatal for Pets

July 6, 2020

The dog days of summer are here. For many, this season comes with endless possibilities for having fun with your pets, like picnics, nature walks, and swimming pools. After being stuck at home for so long due to COVID-19, we bet you’re looking to break up the boredom with some outdoor adventures.

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Fall Pet Safety Prevention that Deserves Your Attention

October 19, 2019

Don’t let your pet “fall” into some of the most common safety hazards we see this time of year. Fall may be the most beautiful season to some, but there are unique risk factors you can prepare for. If you’re anything like most people, you breathe easier this time of year.

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October Case of the Month

September 30, 2019

History:

Brandy, a 6 year old female spayed Chihuahua presented to Stagecoach Pet Hospital for examination of several bruises on her belly.  Brandy is eating and drinking well. 

 

Examination:

Brandy has a normal heartrate, respiratory rate, and body temperature. Several areas of bruising are noted on her abdomen. Brandy also has petechial (small red lesions) on her gumline in her mouth. 

 

Diagnostics:

Brandy had several blood tests performed.  The complete blood count showed that Brandy had a very low platelet count. 

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September Case of the Month

Shadow, a three year old male Cane Corso, presented to SPH for vomiting and diarrhea for the last 24 hours.  Shadow is up to date on vaccinations.  

Physical Exam: 

Shadow’s vitals were all normal.  His abdomen palpated normally in all quadrants.  

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August Case of the Month

Trixie, a 4 year old spayed yorkie presented to Stagecoach Pet Hospital for diarrhea, lethargy, and decreased appetite.  No changes in food or treats.  Trixie does not go hiking or swimming.  She is up to date on vaccinations.

 

Physical Exam:

Trixie has a normal body temperature, heart rate, and respiratory rate.  Her gums in her mouth are not moist as they should be. Her belly does not palpate painful.  Rectal exam revealed bloody diarrhea.

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July Case of the Month

Snoopy, a 10 year old male shih tzu mix, presented to Stagecoach Pet Hospital for discharge from the eyes for several months.  Snoopy is up to date on vaccinations.

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