Blog

  • NEW HOURS!

    Jul 08 2015

    We will now be extending our appointment hours on TUESDAYS! We will have evening appointments available with Dr. Cole until 7 pm and the office will be remain open until…

  • Caution! Some new brands of peanut butter may harm your pet!

    Jul 01 2015

    We know some of you love to spoil your pets and slip the dog a little peanut butter while making a good ol’ PB & J, but please be careful!…

  • Is Your Dog at Risk for Leptospirosis?

    May 20 2015

    Courtesy of AVMA – website Leptospirosis Leptospirosis is a disease caused by infection with Leptospira bacteria. These bacteria can be found worldwide in soil and water. There are many strains…

  • **Lousiville Zoo Acupuncture Update**!

    May 19 2015

      As many of you may remember, our own Dr. McManus has been performing acupuncture on a variety of critters at the Louisville Zoo in Kentucky. Here are some updates!…

  • What a Pain in the Bladder: Bladder Stones

    Apr 27 2015

    This massive half-pound stone was removed from the urinary bladder of a 19 pound dog! Bladder stones can form due to excess levels of certain minerals in the diet coupled…

  • Dog Flu & What You Need to Know

    Apr 20 2015

    Despite all the recent press, canine influenza (dog flu) is not a new disease. We know from prior outbreaks that a lot of dogs are exposed, a few get sick…

  • My Recommendation for Choosing a Pet Food — by Dr. McManus

    Apr 13 2015

    My Recommendation for Choosing a Pet Food – by Dr. McManus To Select a 3 out of 5 star food: First, look at the ingredient list on the bag. –             …

  • Help! My Dog is Itchy!

    Apr 08 2015

    Proper nutrition with a balanced diet plays a very important role in your dog’s skin condition. There are many other reasons that your dog’s skin and coat may appear unhealthy,…

  • Tapeworms! Yuck!

    Apr 01 2015

    A very common intestinal parasite frequently treated at the clinic is tapeworm. This nasty intestinal parasite is often described as resembling a “grain of rice”  found in pet bedding and…

  • Ethylene Glycol (anti-freeze) Poisoning and Your Pet

    Mar 30 2015

    We recently had a question regarding Propylene Glycol (found in dog treats)— this molecule is often confused with the toxic molecule Ethylene Glycol, which is very dangerous and found in…