Three Steps To Take When Finding Out Your Pup Has Diabetes

Just like humans, dogs can have diabetes; it can occur in older dogs and in young puppies. If you notice your dog is drinking and urinating more often plus acting lethargic, it is a good idea to check their blood sugar. Dogs' blood sugar can be checked on the same type of meter has humans. With a prick to the exposed skin of the ear, you may be able to get their blood sugar reading. [Read More]

Hazards in Your Home That Could Harm Your Pet

If you are getting your first pet soon, you need to be aware of all the hazards in your home that could harm your pet's health and well-being, and take steps to ensure that your pet has a safe home to reside in. Food When you have a pet, you need to be extra careful to keep food secure. You should not leave food containers on the counters or leave your cabinets or refrigerator open. [Read More]

How Anesthesia Works On Your Pet

If your pet has to undergo an procedure where anesthesia is needed, it is vitally important that you understand how the process will work for your pet. Just like when people go under anesthesia, there are risks associated with going under anesthesia for your pet, which is why you need to make sure that you understand the procedure. Before Your Pet Goes Under Before your pet is put under anesthesia, your vet should also do a physical exam of your pet to make sure that they don't have any conditions that would cause complications while your pet is under anesthesia. [Read More]

Five Ways To Increase The Profitability Of Your Veterinary Practice

It can be difficult to operate a successful veterinary practice, but the following are a few tips to help increase your profits. Decrease the time spent with customers If you are able to decrease the average time spent with a customer by only a few minutes, you will be able to handle more daily visits to your practice. Although this is obvious enough, it is not always easy to implement. You need to first measure the amount of time spent with each pet owner, and then compute an average. [Read More]