Have you noticed your puppy is walking or standing on the tops of its feet instead of its paws? This is knuckling, and it can point to various health issues. Today, our vets in Springfield explain what knuckling is in puppies and how it can be stopped.
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The rabies virus is exceptionally dangerous for cats; fortunately, it is entirely preventable. Our Springfield vets discuss the costs, scheduling, and side effects associated with getting your cat vaccinated against rabies.
Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit our Springfield emergency animal hospital. Fortunately, most ear infections in dogs are easy to treat if caught early. Here are some of the signs of dog ear infections, and what to do if your dog's ears aren't as healthy as they should be.
Cats' breathing problems can be much worse than their behavior would lead you to believe. Cats may not show major changes in their health until they have trouble breathing a lot. At this point, they can quickly get respiratory failure. Our Springfield vets will teach you how to spot the signs of lung problems in cats in this post.
Your having a nice moment with your feline friend, petting him, when you notice a lump under your cat's chin, or on his side, or anywhere on his body. You cannot tell what is going on simply by feeling it. Your cat could be suffering from an infection, a parasite, or a more serious condition. Today, our [SITEWIDE][LOCATION vets discuss skin lumps on cats and what they can mean.
Periodontal disease not only negatively impacts the health of your dog's mouth, but it can also impact their overall health and well-being. Here, our Springfield vets explain the disease as well as its symptoms, causes, and treatment options.
So you have just brought home a little bundle of joy. Congratulations! But make sure you're scheduling your first veterinary appointment, as well as routine exams going forward. To help you prepare, our Springfield vets discuss what to expect at your kitten's first appointment.
New Patients Welcome
Greenbrier-Springfield Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Springfield companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.