At Germantown Parkway Animal Hospital we understand how stressful it can be to find a great place to leave your pet while you're away. This is especially true if your dog or cat is unwell, recovering from an accident or surgery, or is elderly and requires extra care, but that's where medical boarding comes in.
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While hot sunny days can be a real treat for many of us, warmer days mean an increase in the risk of heatstroke for our pets. Heatstroke can be a fatal condition so it's important for pet parents to know the signs of heatstroke in dogs, and what to do if your dog has heatstroke. Our Cordova vets explain...
If your dog suddenly stops, extends their neck, and lets out a strange snorting sound - there's a good chance that you have just witnessed a reverse sneeze. It can be alarming to witness a reverse sneeze but it's fairly common in small dogs. Our Cordova vets explain.
Much like the bottoms of your own feet, your dog's paw pads are generally pretty tough. Nonetheless painful cuts, scapes and injuries can still occur. Below, our Cordova vets offer some helpful tips on how to care for your dog's paw if they cut one of their paw pads.
In many cases, panting is a completely normal behavior in dogs, but there are times when panting can be an indication of an underlying health condition. If your dog is panting at night, it could be a sign that something is amiss. Here, our Cordova vets share some causes of nighttime panting in dogs, and what you should do.
Is your dog suffering from irritated, itchy, or flakey skin? The problem could be yeast dermatitis, a condition caused by the abnormal overgrowth of yeast naturally found on your dog's skin. Here, our Cordova vets explain the causes, symptoms, and how yeast dermatitis in dogs can be treated.
Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that becomes more severe over time. There's no cure for this painful condition, however, our Cordova vets can provide treatments that may help manage symptoms and allow your dog to enjoy a good quality of life as they age.
Our Cordova vets see a lot of dogs suffering from joint pain. While joint pain is often an age-related condition, in some cases even young dogs can suffer from conditions that lead to joint pain. Below are some of the symptoms of joint pain that pet parents should watch for, and what to do if your dog is experiencing joint pain.