The Chemistry Panel in Dogs and Cats


Have you ever wondered what the normal values for the blood chemistry elements for dogs and cats are? Well, “normal” is actually quite relative. Every veterinary diagnostic lab and “in clinic” laboratory equipment will have its own set of calibrated values that are considered “normal”. So as to be expected, the “normal values” will vary.

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Heartworms in Dogs: Facts and Myths

1436019951k0rrcHeartworms in dogs can easily be prevented, but difficult and expensive to cure. This article separates facts from myths regarding heartworms in dogs.

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Leptospirosis Treatment and Management for Dogs

14395070826t5feLeptospirosis is a disease that can be transmitted to humans and a small amount of other animals. It is an infection of bacterial spirochetes, which dogs acquire when subspecies of the Leptospira interrogans penetrate the skin and spread through the body by way of the bloodstream. If untreated, the disease can be fatal. In this article, I am going to discuss the the treatment and management options for Leptospirosis in dogs.

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Heartworm Disease Awareness

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Heartworm disease is a serious and likely fatal disease among pets in the United States and many other parts of the world. It is caused by worms that live in the heart, lungs and associated blood vessels of affected pets. These foot-long worms can cause severe lung disease, heart disease and damage to other organs. This disease is most commonly known in dogs and cats. It can also live in many mammal species including wolves, coyotes, foxes, sea lions and, although rarely, in humans. With wild animals like coyotes and foxes now living closer in proximity to many cities, they are thought to be important carriers of heartworm disease.

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Water Safety Tips For Dogs

YlbdvdSwimming can be a great way for your pet to exercise and cool down in the summer heat, but while some dogs were practically born to swim, not all dogs are equipped for the water—both mentally and physically. When bringing your canine companion along to join the fun on the water this summer, be sure to keep their safety in mind.

Read more to find out All Pet’s top water safety tips for a summer well-spent.

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Toxic Medication For Pets

As pet owners, its often hard to refrain from trying to help your pet when he or she is sick. It’s natural to want to ease your pet’s pain if he or she is feeling ill or discomfort. But before you act, take into consideration that common medications used for humans can be toxic or even fatal to your pet.

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Pros and Cons of Pet Microchips and GPS

Pros and Cons of Pet Microchips

Rather than the traditional method of outfitting your pet with tags on his or her collar, new advances in technology make it much more practical to find a lost pet. However, these advances come with their typical drawbacks. We will discuss the reasons the pros and cons of pet microchips and GPS (Global Positioning System) chip on their collar. All Pets Veterinary Medical Center in College Station, Texas offers pet microchipping for a low price!

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Regular Wellness Exams for Dogs and Cats

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Just like how you go to the doctor to get checkups every now and then, your pets need the same treatment. People often overlook that pets are beings too, and need regular healthcare just like everyone else. Keeping your pet healthy and at their top shape guarantees a long and happy life for your pets. Staying on top of vaccinations and inspections is one of the greatest impacts you can make for your pet. So why not stop by at All Pets Veterinary Medical Center for a through checkup for your pet soon? We will discuss the importance of regular wellness exams for dogs and cats.

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Back to School Pet Tips

Most families adopt their pets during the summertime of the year, giving your children and you months to establish a wonderful relationship with your pets. However, school time is coming up, and when that comes your children will not have all the time they once had to dedicate to playing with your pets. This sudden shift in attention may be stressing towards your dog or cat, so its best you set up a schedule with your family to dedicate to your pet to help them get the attention they need.

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