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My Frenchie’s spine bones are sticking out and he is wobbly. Should I be worried?

Question: My dog’s back (spine) bones are sticking out a little and sometimes he wobbles when he…

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My dog is limping after biopsies were taken. What is the next step?

Question: My 7-year-old yellow Labrador had biopsies taken and has now started limping on her left front…

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My cat has lost a lot of muscle mass in his rear legs and is weak. What is wrong with him?

Question: My cat has been ill for some time and has a long history of bladder infections….

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Our dog was diagnosed with degenerative myelopathy and given a poor prognosis. What can we do to give him the best quality of life?

Question: Over the last six weeks our 8.5-year-old Bernese Mountain Dog has exhibited a very unsteady back…

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My puppy has a liver shunt and I am concerned about his quality of life and prognosis. Please help me.

Question: I found out that my 10-month-old Morkie has a liver shunt. My vet told me to…

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My dog developed pancreatitis after a diet change due to bladder stones. What should we do now?

Question: My dog had surgery for bladder stones about a month ago. We started her on a…

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Can a kitten with Feline Herpes be certified healthy for sale?

Question: Can a kitten infected with Feline Herpes Virus (FHV) be vet certified for sale from a…

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My dog’s “knee” pops out about 10 times a day. Can this be fixed?

Question: My dog’s right knee pops out at least 10 times a day, and I believe this…

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My sister’s dog occasionally loses her breath and her tongue turns blue. What can this be?

Question: My sister’s apple-head Chihuahua lost her breath, her jaw turned sideways, and her tongue turned blue….

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My dog may have Valley Fever – what are my options?

Question: I took my dog to the veterinary ER for being lethargic, acting sensitive to light, and…

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