I am regularly asked two questions: “Is my pet in pain?” and “How severe is the pain?” These are very good questions. Assessing a pet’s pain level is very important but tends to be subjective and sometimes difficult to quantify. To help identify pain we need to touch and examine our pets as well as… continue reading.
Dr. Santos' Pet Corner
By Dr. Santos, DVM What is marijuana toxicity and what should I look for when my pet gets into my “stash?” With the legalization of marijuana in California, we are seeing more pets with marijuana toxicity. Many times the pet owners are reluctant or even embarrassed to give correct information about what the pet “could… continue reading.
We know the importance of brushing our teeth everyday. We floss. We rinse. But let’s admit that we don’t do this for our pets. Dental disease is a real problem in all of our middle age and older pets. Yet they usually will not tell us of any pain they may have. Sometimes pain can… continue reading.