Minnesota Veterinary Hospital Blog
Minnesota Veterinary Hospital is proud to have several Fear Free Certified Professionals on our staff. Why do we believe this certification is important to you as a pet owner?
Now that spring has sprung in Minnesota, so have the fleas and ticks that threaten your pet's health and comfort. While these parasites are a problem all year long, they are even more prevalent as the snow melts and warmer temps arrive.
Because dogs typically consume a healthier diet than humans do, it’s rare for them to develop coronary artery disease. However, they can develop a condition known as progressive heart failure. Veterinarians consider this a disease of aging and not of lifestyle. Congestive heart failure means that the heart slowly loses the ability to pump blood to the rest of the body. It ultimately affects other organs as well.