Treating Pets in Pain

 

Did you know that at one point in time it was believed that pets didn’t feel pain. Can you even imagine? Today we know a lot better and make it a priority to provide the most effective pain control possible. We accomplish this by preemptively preventing pain, as well as utilizing multimodal techniques, which means we attack the pain from all angles. Continue…

Waging a War on Pet Cancer: Information on Treatment Options

 

No one ever wants to hear that their pet has cancer.

Unfortunately, the chance that you will hear those words at some point in your pet ownership experience is pretty good.  Cancer is the number one cause of death in older pets.  That’s right, one in four pets will die of cancer.  But it doesn’t have to be that way.  Oakland Veterinary Referral Services, located in Bloomfield Hills MI, has built an arsenal to help fight cancer with the best that modern technology has to offer.  Pets that are diagnosed with cancer often will be treated with one or more of the following treatment modalities.   Continue…

Cataracts and Your Pet

 

A cataract is the disruption in the normal structure of the lens of the eye, causing an opacity and partially or completely blocking a pet’s vision. Cataracts are one of the most common eye problems in pets, and they can affect pets of all breeds and ages.   Continue…

The Facts About Feline Leukemia

 

Feline leukemia is caused by an infectious virus which can cause a variety of diseases in cats, including leukemia.  It is usually fatal, with 80-90% of infected kitties dying within 3-4 years of diagnosis.  Because of its serious nature, it is vital for cat owners to understand this terrible disease. Continue…