April 2020

River, our pet of the month!

2020-03-31T16:40:31+00:00 April 1st, 2020|

We hope everyone is staying safe during these difficult times. We are only seeing emergency cases at this time because of Corona Virus, but would like to share one of our more recent cases. River presented because her referring veterinarian found a dentigerous cyst during her routine dental prophylaxis. These cysts are usually caused when baby teeth do not erupt how they normally should.  Fluid accumulates and actually can destroy the surrounding bone. This can [...]

March 2020

Riot- Mr. March!

2020-03-03T00:01:27+00:00 March 2nd, 2020|

Riot is our wonderful case of the month. This eight month old chihuahua weighs in at 5.4 lbs, and was bred to dominate on the agility course. He presented to our hospital with an abnormal occlusion, meaning that his teeth do not line up correctly in his mouth. The shape of his jaw was causing his mandibular canine teeth to hit the roof of his mouth. In order to prevent oral pain as he continues [...]

January 2020

Frank- Our pet of the month!

2020-01-30T20:13:59+00:00 January 30th, 2020|

Frank, a 10-month-old male pug, presented for a (lower jaw) fracture and tongue laceration after being bit in the head by a larger dog. Our doctor was able to splint the jaw and repair the large laceration on the tongue. Both sites healed beautifully! This picture is at Franks 2 month recheck and he is healing up beautifully. Franks family is ecstatic that he can return to normal pain free life with no sign of [...]