What Your Pet's Bloodwork Means

By Robert Skidmore, DVM CBC (Complete Blood Count) HCT (hematocrit) Measures the percentage of red blood cells in the blood. A low HCT is...

Lymphosarcoma in Dogs

Forms of Lymphosarcoma (a.k.a. lymphoma) Multicentric (greater than 80% of canine lymphoma cases and the subject of this discussion)...

COVID-19 And Pets

By Robert Skidmore, DVM Artwork courtesy of malianicole.com Sources of current coronavirus information related to pets/animals: The...

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes Mellitus is a disease in which the pancreas does not produce insulin in sufficient quantities, if at all, to allow cells of the...

Canine Parvovirus

Canine parvovirus (a.k.a. parvo) is a virus affecting mostly young dogs that have not received vaccinations for the disease. The virus...

Heartworm Disease in Dogs

Heartworm disease is caused by infestation with the parasite Dirofilaria immitis. Dogs become infected by mosquitoes. The microfilaria...