Extra attention should be given to grooming as cats enter their golden years. Here, our Santa Clarita vets explain grooming basics for both dogs and cats, and offer advice on at-home pet grooming.
Pet Care Tips
One of the most important aspects of pet care is keeping your dog or cat groomed. In this post, our Santa Clarita vets discuss grooming basics for both dogs and cats, and offer tips for at-home pet grooming.
Cruciate ligament ruptures are a common orthopedic injury in dogs. Surgery may be required to repair these. Today, our Santa Clarita vets explain cruciate injuries in dogs and how surgery such as TTA (Tibial Tuberosity Advancement) can help to get them back on their feet and active again.
A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is often referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. The upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee are joined by this connective tissue and can become injured. In this post, our Santa Clarita vets list the three primary types of ACL surgery for dogs.
For cats, urinary blockages can become life-threatening if not immediately treated. Your vet may recommend a perineal urethrostomy. Our Santa Clarita vets discuss the basics of a perineal urethrostomy surgery and what you can expect from your cat's procedure and recovery.
While IVDD surgery isn't always needed for dogs suffering from Intervertebral Disc Disease, the condition affects your pooch's ability to walk and surgical treatment is often the best option. IVDD surgeries aim to reduce pain, restore mobility and prevent further problems with the disc. Our Santa Clarita vets explain this treatment option in detail.
You may have noticed your dog continuously licking the same spot constantly, normally on their front leg. This can be the sign of a lick granuloma and this behavior needs to be addressed immediately. Our Santa Clarita vets discuss lick granuloma in dogs, the causes, and treatments.
New Patients Welcome
Sweetwater Veterinary Clinic is accepting new patients! Our friendly and experienced vets are passionate about the health of Santa Clarita companion animals and horses. Get in touch today to book your four-legged friend's first appointment.