ExpertVet Blog

Pet Fractures (Broken Legs)

June 16th, 2015

Dealing with a pet emergency can be frightening. Knowing the signs of common pet emergencies such as fractures and what you can do to alleviate your pet’s pain is an important safety precaution to take.

Of course, whenever your pet is showing serious signs of a health issue your first step is to contact your primary care veterinarian or an emergency veterinary hospital. If it is indicated that your pet may suffer from a serious condition, a veterinary specialist or emergency clinician is available at an ExpertVet certified hospital.

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Air Travel With Pets

February 18th, 2015

Air travel with pets is not without risk. Each month, the U.S. Department of Transportation issues a consumer report on air travel. This report includes sections on lost baggage, overbooking, customer complaints and airline reports of incidents involving the loss, death or injury of pets during transport. Last year, airlines reported a total number of 17 deaths, 26 injuries and 2 lost pets during air transport. Read more about Air Travel With Pets

Is Canine Distemper on the Rise?

January 13th, 2015

Canine distemper is an incurable disease that has been rarely seen in the past decade with the advent of routine vaccination of puppies and dogs. The disease is highly contagious and often fatal. It can present with reddened watery eyes, increased body temperature, coughing, vomiting, diarrhea, seizures, neurologic disorders and hysteria. Read more about Is Canine Distemper on the Rise?

Gel to Stop Bleeding

October 6th, 2014

Former NYU student, Joe Landolina, has made a tremendous discovery. Until now, there has been no product available that can almost instantly stop internal and external bleeding in an animal or human. Joe’s product, Veti-Gel, was initially invented as an NYU business school project. It has since snowballed into a ten-person company called Suneris which is bringing this invention to the medical world, starting with veterinarians. Read more about Gel to Stop Bleeding