What You Should Know About Feline Leukemia and FeLV Screening

November is Pet Cancer Awareness Month. Feline leukemia (FeLV) frequently comes up when talking about cancer in pets because most people do not realize that feline leukemia is not actually cancer. In people, leukemia is a type of cancer of the bone marrow and blood. FeLV is a contagious virus that affects cats.

Get in Control of Your Pet’s Health on National Pet Obesity Day

Yes, it’s true that pets come in all shapes and sizes. Pets, however, can weigh too much. In fact, depending on the breed, just a couple of pounds can mean the difference between having a pet at a healthy weight and an overweight pet. Being overweight or obese is not good for pets. It can lead to all sorts of secondary health problems including cardiovascular disease, diabetes, respiratory issues, and arthritis.

5 Facts to Know About Your Pets and Their Vaccinations

We recommend vaccinations for all pets. Not only are some vaccines required by law, but they also help protect your pets, your human family members, and your community. Vaccines prevent the spread of dangerous and contagious diseases, many of which are zoonotic, life-threatening, and have no cure.

Celebrating National Cat Day With Your Favorite Feline

August 8th is National Cat Day in Canada and around the world. This special day of the year is set aside simply for the sake of celebrating cats and humanity’s special, unique relationship with the species. Call Sage Creek Animal Hospital today to book your Kitten’s first set of vaccinations!

Does My Pet Need to See a Veterinary Cardiologist?

Your pet holds a big place in your heart, and that’s why we always want to ensure your pet’s heart is healthy. For some pets, seeing a veterinary cardiologist might be necessary in order to ensure they receive the best possible care to keep their cardiovascular system strong and healthy.

Look Out for These Common Orthopedic Problems in Dogs

Orthopedic problems are medical problems in dogs that directly affect the musculoskeletal system including the bones, joints, muscles, ligaments, and tendons. Orthopedic problems can range from mild to severe and cause pain and discomfort, limit mobility, and lead to additional injuries and health problems.