Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO)

Did you know that one of the most common serious injuries veterinarians see in large dogs is also a common human injury? Tears of the Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) in dogs is equivalent to injuries to the Anterior Cruciate Ligament (ACL) in humans. This ligament in...
LVMT–What do those letters mean?

LVMT–What do those letters mean?

My name is Stephanie Adams and I am a Licensed Veterinary Medical Technician. I am also the lead veterinary nurse here at Family Pet Health. That is quite a mouthful, but what does it really all mean? My role in the clinic is to support the veterinarians, lead the...
Dental Cleanings

Dental Cleanings

February is ‘Pet Dental Health Month.’ Check out this video from Dr. Shirley walking you through the process of a dental cleaning for your...
Love is in the Air

Love is in the Air

Love is in the air as February is the month of love. Although Valentine’s Day chocolates are a danger to our pets and should be kept out of reach, another threat this time of year is skunks. Skunks are much more active during the month of February during their...
Walking Your Dog

Walking Your Dog

With our New Year’s resolutions just around the corner, now is the perfect time to add exercising with your dog to your list. Not only is walking important to our well being, it also helps our canine companions get some fresh air and time with the ones they love....
Traveling with Pets

Traveling with Pets

Almost a third of all Americans will travel more than 50 miles this holiday season. Many of those trips will include the family pet. Much like traveling with young children, traveling with your pet requires some extra planning and preparation to ensure a stress free...