Dog Dental Prophylaxis

Overview A dental, also sometimes called a “prophy” or prophylaxis, is a cleaning and polishing of a dog’s teeth. It is important to realize that dental disease does not reach a particular level and remain there. Dental disease continuously...

WHAT IS ANESTHESIA FOR CATS?

Dr. Emily S. Southward Anesthesia & Analgesia WHAT IS ANESTHESIA? Anesthesia is the total loss of feeling or sensation. It is primarily associated with the loss of painful sensations, which allows surgery or procedures to be performed without causing pain. There...

WHAT IS A BIOPSY IN CATS?

Surgery (General & Soft Tissue) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS A biopsy is the surgical removal of a portion of tissue. WHAT ARE THE INDICATIONS FOR PERFORMING A BIOPSY? Biopsies are taken of suspicious masses, tumors or abnormal organs. The biopsy is typically...

WHAT IS A CYSTOTOMY IN CATS?

Nephrology & Urology –  Surgery (General & Soft Tissue) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS A cystotomy is a surgical opening created in the wall of the urinary bladder. This procedure allows the surgeon to look inside the bladder. While abdominal x-rays,...

PERINEAL URETHROSTOMY IN CATS

Nephrology & Urology –  Surgery (General & Soft Tissue) FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS A urethrostomy is a surgical procedure that creates an opening in the urethra, the tube that carries urine from the bladder. The procedure is done to correct obstruction...