Dogs that suffer from chronic pain experience a serious decline in quality of life, yet the signs of chronic pain can be difficult for even the most attentive pet parents to spot. Here, our Ventura vets discuss chronic pain in dogs, the signs, and treatments that can help your dog live more comfortably.
Just like humans, it is common for cats to suffer from congestive heart failure. In this post, the vets at Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG) share some of the common causes, symptoms, and treatment options for cats with congestive heart failure.
A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (also known as the CCL or cruciate) functions similarly to a human's ACL and aids in proper knee function. If your dog has a cruciate ligament injury, your Ventura vet may recommend TPLO surgery to stabilize the knee and allow pain-free movement.
Most dogs are given anesthesia when they are spayed or neutered, and the majority of them will require it at least once throughout their lives. Our four-legged pets, like us, may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure. Today, our Ventura vets discuss what you should know about anesthesia for dogs.
At Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG) in Ventura, our board-certified veterinary neurologists use our in-house MRI to help diagnose a range of health issues in dogs from a ruptured cranial cruciate ligament to brain tumors. Today our vets explain why MRI scans for dogs can be helpful, and the conditions this technology can help diagnose.