Pet Owners to Vets: Your Frequently Asked Questions for Vets Answered

young man strokes his small Mixed-breed dogProbably one of the most enjoyable things we do at our practice is help our clientele become the best, most responsible pet owners they can be. This is no small feat, of course, as every pet is unique, and every pet owner arrives at ownership in a different way.

To say that we answer a lot of questions every day is…well, an understatement. But, that’s just what we do! That’s why we’ve compiled this list of frequently asked questions for vets, based on common inquiries.

Have a question? Vaughn Road Veterinary Clinic has your answers!

Why Does My Pet’s Breath Smell?

Your pet’s dental health is paramount to overall well-being. Sometimes, tooth and gum decay can cause bad breath, even indicating systemic illness. Bad-smelling breath could be the beginning of periodontal disease, a chance that no owner should take.


Knowledge Is Power: Understanding Pet Allergies

Baby shepherd scratchingWe all have some experience with allergies. Whether we personally suffer from a seasonal or other allergy, or know someone who does, most of us are aware of the miserable symptoms that accompany an allergic reaction to pollen, mold, food, or other substance. The same is true for our four-legged friends when they struggle with allergies.

Allergies in pets often remain undiagnosed, and pets can continue to suffer needlessly as their symptoms go untreated and their exposure to the allergens continues. Learn how to tell if your pet has an allergy, and how to get him or her back on the road to health.

What Is An Allergy?

Allergies are an overreaction of the immune system to foreign particles. These particles, called allergens, can be almost anything; common pet allergens include: Continue…