Hip dysplasia is a painful orthopedic condition that affects a dog's hips. Often hereditary, this condition is characterized by the abnormal formation of one or both of your dog's hips. Today, our Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital vets explain hip dysplasia and the surgical treatments available to treat the condition.
Your dog or cat may be panting but that doesn't necessarily mean that their breathing is labored. Labored breathing actually means that your pet is struggling to breathe. Below our Berkeley vets explain what labored breathing in dogs and cats is and what to do if your pet is having difficulties breathing.
In today's blog, the vets at Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital answer questions about symptoms and treatments for idiopathic epilepsy in dogs. A seizure can be a terrifying moment for a pet owner, especially if they are unprepared, so read on to learn the signs of epilepsy in dogs and what you can do to help your canine companion.
Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Berkeley vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy.
The moist outer layer on your cat's eye protects the eye by washing away dirt and debris. But if your kitty's eyes have started to tear or water excessively, or if your feline friend is squinting, it could be an early sign that there is a more serious issue. Here our Berkeley vets explain a few reasons why cat's eyes water.
If your cat is feeling under the weather they will show subtle changes in behavior and energy level, but these changes can be difficult for pet parents to detect. That's why it's important to monitor your kitty's health and watch for these signs of common and serious cat illnesses.