Posts made in November, 2014

Old Man Winter Is Back

Posted by on Nov 20, 2014 in Our Blog | 0 comments

It seems winter has arrived. We have highs in the 30’s all week, and I’ve witnessed snow flurries the last two mornings. Being a generally cold-blooded person, I can’t say I’m quite ready to accept the disappearance of 60 degree weather, but unfortunately I have no say in the matter. This also means my dog won’t be getting nearly as many walks as before, and the cats are a little more demanding of lap time (though I don’t mind the furry little heaters).   This is the time of year we start seeing weather-related injuries in our patients. Sores on...

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November Pet of the Month

Posted by on Nov 7, 2014 in Our Blog, Pet of the Month | 0 comments

Congratulations to Malo, our November Pet of the Month! Mo came to us for the first time in September of this year. She is an adorable, 8 year old, female, Shih Tzu who unfortunately had not been feeling well for a few days. She had been vomiting, having diarrhea, wasn’t eating, and was not willing to drink on her own.   During her exam, we took her temperature, which was very low. A normal temperature for a dog is usually in the range of 101.0 F and 102.5 F, and poor little Mo’s temperature was 97.6 F. Her gums were pale in color, cold to the touch, she was underweight, and very...

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