Helpful Information From Our Team

Our Hoquiam vets and team share helpful advice on a range of topics to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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ACL Surgery for Dogs

ACL Surgery for Dogs

A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is also called an ACL or 'cruciate'. This tissue connects the shin bone to the thigh bone and when it gets torn or injured it can be very painful. In this blog, our Hoquiam vets discuss the causes of ACL injuries in dogs as well as two different types of ACL treatment surgery available. 

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The Most Common Orthopedic Paw Conditions In Dogs

The Most Common Orthopedic Paw Conditions In Dogs

Just like humans, dogs are prone to getting hurt or developing orthopedic conditions, including arthritis. Today, our Hoquiam vets discuss veterinary orthopedic surgery and some common conditions that can affect your dog's paws or legs and the treatment options available.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, & How to Help

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms, & How to Help

Just like people dogs can experience anxiety or depression. Here our vets in Hoquiam discuss the symptoms of anxiety and depression in dogs, and how you can help them feel better.

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Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Preventive wellness exams for cats and dogs provide your vet with the opportunity to find any arising health conditions early when they are easier to treat. In this blog, our Hoquiam vets explain how you can prepare for your pet's preventive exam and the importance of these beneficial checkups.

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My Cat Won't Eat! Should I Be Worried?

My Cat Won't Eat! Should I Be Worried?

We know how worrying it can be when your beloved cat stops eating. It could be hard at times to make the decision to bring your kitty to an emergency pet clinic or to wait for an appointment with your primary care vet. Here our veterinarians in Hoquiam discuss the reasons why your cat might not be eating and how to know if it's a veterinary emergency.

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Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgery for Dogs: Procedure & Recovery

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgery for Dogs: Procedure & Recovery

Does your dog need Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) surgery? Today our Hoquiam vets break down the details of this procedure and your dog's recovery process.

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Routine Vet Exams - Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routine Vet Exams - Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routine wellness exams are like cat and dog checkups, they provide your vet the opportunity to detect any diseases or illnesses early when they are easier to treat and to monitor their overall physical health. In this blog, our vets in Hoquiam discuss the importance of wellness exams and what you can expect at these appointments.

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Cat Dental Care - What Every Owner Should Know

Cat Dental Care - What Every Owner Should Know

Dental health problems can be just as troublesome for cats as it is for humans. When cats have pain in their mouths they might even stop eating. Today our Hoquiam vets discuss how you can help keep your cat's mouth healthy and clean.

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Does Your Dog Have Heatstroke? What You Should Do

Does Your Dog Have Heatstroke? What You Should Do

If you are a dog parent and enjoy being out in hot weather with your pup or you live in a warm climate you have to be aware of heatstroke. In this blog, our Hoquiam vets talk about the symptoms of heatstroke and what you should do if your canine companion has this potentially deadly condition.

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Pet Vaccine Side Effects and What You Should Know

Pet Vaccine Side Effects and What You Should Know

There is always a level of risk with any medical procedure performed in veterinary medicine, even with vaccinations. However, with most vaccines, the benefits greatly outweigh the risks. Today our Hoquiam vets discuss several common side effects cats and dogs can have from vaccines and what you should do if your pet has one.

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