The canine influenza virus can cause respiratory diseases in dogs. Though most infections are mild, some pups can fall seriously ill. In this post, our Norristown vets discuss the canine influenza vaccine, its current availability and our policies and procedures for visiting our hospital with a sick dog.
Puppy teething can be a difficult time for parents; the pain caused by teething often leads puppies to chew on anything and everything in an effort to relieve their discomfort. Here are a few tips from our Norristown vets on how to help your puppy through teething.
Isn't it true that if one puppy or kitten is cute, two must be twice as cute? While puppies and kittens look adorable in photos together and can keep each other company, there are some considerations that every pet owner should make when raising a puppy and kitten in the same home. In this section, our Norristown vets explain what they are.
Many of us know the pain and discomfort of dental health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease, but pet parents are often unaware that their feline friend could be suffering from similar, painful dental health issues. Our Norristown veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, some of the most common dental diseases in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.
At Trooper Veterinary Hospital, we believe strongly in educating our clients so they can be the best possible pet owners. So today, our Norristown vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best decisions regarding their medical care.
As most cat parents know, our feline friends enjoy getting up close and personal. This is especially true first thing in the morning, and there's nothing quite like waking up to stinky cat breath. Most of the time this condition can be linked to dental concerns but that is not always the case. Our Norristown vets talk about some of the reasons your cat may have bad breath and what you can do to help treat this smelly condition.