In practice that means your dog Finn was seen for a cough a month ago, but now he has a limp, your vet will need to see him again in order to prescribe any treatment or medicine for his limp. Unfortunately, your vet can’t just “prescribe something” for the limp since Finn was just seen for a cough.
Dogs with epilepsy can be difficult to manage and may have “breakthrough” seizures even while on high doses of anti-seizure medications like phenobarbital. People who have dogs like this often seek alternatives – they dislike the side effects of phenobarbital (think drowsy and obsessively hungry) which can make some dogs become fat couch potatoes.
Heal is open and here for you and your pets. Modified hours are Tuesday and Thursday 9-5, closed for lunch.
To keep you safe, Heal is providing drop-off car to door, curbside service. All communication with Dr. Turner can be done with Zoom or FaceTime before, during or after the visit. If your pet is experiencing severe pain, paralysis, chronic illness, or severe mobility issues, please call so we can help.
We got the best gift ever this year for Tahoe dogs! We are excited to announce that thanks to your support and interest in integrative care for pets, we have been able to add an underwater treadmill to our toolbox at Heal! Dog's love to swim and nothing beats...
Since animals can’t talk to tell us what is hurting or what feels wrong, veterinarians have to be like detectives to figure it out.
A typical dog food diet is comparable to a human eating only processed or boxed food – think breakfast cereal with a multivitamin to make it healthy!