Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Gastric Dilation and Volvulus Gastric Dilation and Volvulus (GDV) is a relatively uncommon but serious condition.  It is very important to know the risk factors and clinical signs, as it requires prompt medical attention.  GDV occurs when the stomach dilates excessively with gas and then twists.  Once […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner BITES We are seeing lots of swollen animals these days.  Sometimes a bee sting or a spider bite will cause a dog or cat’s face to swell up.  If there is a lot of swelling in the neck area the animal might have trouble breathing.  Allergic reactions […]

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Leah Turner We have in-clinic equine facilities, including a set of stocks and stalls so we can perform procedures both in and out of the clinic. The procedures we perform mostly include dental examinations, castrations, cryptorchid surgeries, hernias, exports, artificial insemination and ultrasounds. We treat wounds on horses, medical […]

Ask the Veterinary Service Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Veterinary Service Expert – Leah Turner Surgery and Anesthesia Procedures in Dunmore For many of us, the idea of having our beloved pet anesthetized to undergo a surgical procedure can be very worrisome, but is often unavoidable. Your veterinary team is here to answer any questions you may have and to give you […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner Spring is finally here and with the warm weather come  fleas and ticks.  There are many products on the market.  Flea and tick collars are OK but if your dog has long hair the collar may only be effective around the neck and ears and not reach […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner The same thing is happening with pets. We are hearing of some cases of distemper in dogs.  It is a horrible disease and is also very contagious.  People are not wanting to vaccinate their animals either for fear of a reaction to the vaccine.id you see the […]

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Leah Turner A controlled study is a study or trial where two groups are used for comparison purposes.  The higher the numbers the more significant the findings are.  Clients are always asking us if certain drugs or herbal medicines are effective.  If there are no controlled studies done on […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner Vesicular Stomatitis is a disease we learned about in Veterinary school then kind of forgot about as it does not occur here. The last case in Canada was in 1949. Right now it is causing a lot of trouble.  Many Albertans take their horses down to Arizona […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Leah Turner

NEW YEARS PET RESOLUTION Losing weight and getting in better shape have to be two of the top New Years Resolutions.  Why not consider your pet?  Studies show that over 50% of pets are overweight and 50% of them have over 50% body fat when 20% body fat is normal. Walking is supposed to be […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath, DVM

Northgate Animal Hospital is a very useful place for owners of all types of animals. We offer flexible appointment times for comprehensive veterinary care services. Whether your animal is currently sick you simply want us to give it a checkup, we’re ready for the job. Many of our team members are pet owners themselves, so […]