Acupuncture is a form of alternative medicine that has been found to provide numerous health benefits for both cats and dogs. However, some pet owners are hesitant to try it due to misconceptions they have heard. To help clear the air, our veterinarians in Turlock have debunked some common myths about veterinary acupuncture.
Acupuncture has been used as a treatment for people for centuries, but did you know that this ancient Chinese therapy is also available for pets? Here, our Turlock vets explain how acupuncture for pets works and the conditions it can be used to treat.
When your pet is recovering from injury or surgery, we may discuss various types of pain management options from medications to more hands-on therapies. Here, our Turlock vets talk about veterinary acupuncture and how it may be able to reduce your pet's pain making their time recovering more comfortable.
The canine cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) resembles the human anterior cruciate ligament (ACL). Situated along the leg, this tendon is susceptible to tearing, posing a significant risk of injury if not addressed promptly. Our vets inTurlock discuss applying TPLO surgery as a practical approach for treating dogs with torn or injured CCL.
When it comes to dogs there is always a chance that certain breeds may be affected by or have a higher risk of developing unique conditions such as is the case in dogs with short snouts. Our Turlock vets talk about brachycephalic airway syndrome in dogs with shortened skulls and what the signs and treatment options are.
Owning a new kitten brings excitement, but now it's crucial to ensure their ongoing health and well-being. To assist you in your preparations, our veterinarians in Turlock provide valuable insights into what you can anticipate during your kitten's first visit to the vet.
Chronic pain can take a serious toll on a dog's quality of life. While manageable, chronic pain conditions can be difficult to diagnose. Here, our Turlock veterinarians discuss chronic pain conditions in dogs, their symptoms, and how you can help your pup manage their pain.
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Monte Vista Small Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Turlock companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.