Ehrlichiosis is a disease carried by ticks that is found in dogs across the southern United States. Early diagnosis and treatment of this condition are critical in preventing it from reaching its more severe stages. Here, our Ventura vets explain ehrlichiosis' stages, symptoms and treatments in dogs.
Tick-borne diseases can pose a quite serious health risk for people and their pets across the United States. Spread by western black-legged deer ticks, Anaplasmosis is one of these diseases. Here, our Ventura vets share the symptoms of this disease in dogs and how it can be treated.
Lyme disease is a common tick-borne disease that is found in people and pets across the United States. In people and dogs, Lyme disease can lead to chronic symptoms like kidney failure and joint pain or arthritis if not promptly caught and treated. Here, our Ventura vets share some of the causes, symptoms and treatment for Lyme disease in dogs, as well as the impact of chronic Lyme on your canine companion's life.
At Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG) in Ventura, our board-certified veterinary specialists use the MRI in our in-house diagnostic lab to help diagnose and create treatment plans for a wide range of health issues in dogs. These include brain tumors, ruptured CCLs and more. Here our vets explain why MRI scanners can be helpful for dogs and the conditions this technology can help us to diagnose and treat.
Although they are rare when compared to the occurrence of Urinary tract infections in dogs, older cats may experience UTIs or other urinary tract issues that cause similar symptoms. Here, our Ventura vets share the causes, symptoms and treatments for these infections and related diseases in cats.
Seen more often in some breeds than others, this common spinal disease typically requires surgery to correct. Our Ventura vets list symptoms, causes and treatments for intervertebral disc disease in dogs.
In your pup, healthy kidneys perform a wide range of essential functions. Dogs suffering from acute kidney failure, however, experience a rapid decline in kidney function which require urgent vet care. Here, our Ventura vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs and what actions you should take.
Inflammatory bowel disease (also known as IBD) can impact a portion, or all, of your dog's gastrointestinal system. It can also be difficult to diagnose. Here, our Ventura vets will walk you through some of the symptoms of IBD, as well as how to help your dog feel better.