Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

When booking your next appointment let the receptionist know your concerns and why you need an appointment. This will ensure that enough time is allowed for your visit. Have your pet securely confined in a carrier or on a leash for your pets safety and the safety of other patients and their owners. Respect the […]

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

This is the season for fun, presents, dinners, treats and decorations. We want your time spent enjoying the hustle and bustle with your friends and family without a trip to your vet office because of an emergency that could easily be avoided. Holiday Plants- quite a few are NOT pet friendly. Poinsettia, Mistletoe and Holly […]

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

Whether we are ready or not, winter is on the way. Below are some pet tips for winter safety. When heading outdoors, short hair and small breed dogs may need to wear a sweater, jacket or booties. After outdoor activities, rinse off paws with warm water. De-icers and salt can be toxic to pets. • […]

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

Medicine Hat Veterinary Services – Dr. Gupta

Keeping Your Pets Safe: Microchip A microchip is smaller than a grain of rice and is inserted under the skin by your veterinarian. When your pet is lost, having the pet microchipped is the answer. This procedure is quick and relatively painless. The microchip contains an identification number that belongs only to your pet. The […]

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Megan Herman, DVM.

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Megan Herman, DVM.

Ask the Vet Services Expert – Megan Herman, DVM. Inappropriate Urination in Cats Do you have a cat that sometimes urinates outside of the litter box? This can be a very frustrating problem for cat owners and is a common problem that we are presented with at the veterinary clinic. There are both behavioral problems […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Christmas is an exciting time of year for everyone, but we must take extra caution in regards to our pets around holiday season.  From the decorations to the food, there are many items around that can be toxic or dangerous to our pets. During the holiday season […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Once oral disease is present, the best way to have it reversed or eliminated is to have a dental procedure performed on your pet.  This begins with a thorough physical examination and often bloodwork to ensure that the patient is safe to undergo anesthetic.   Once this step […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Megan Herman Dental disease is a common problem amongst cats and dogs.   It is estimated that 85% of pets over the age of 4 years old, have some form of dental disease.  Dental disease starts when plaque attaches to the tooth surface.  If this plaque is not removed it […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath Most dogs love food, and they’re especially attracted to what they see us eating. While sharing the occasional tidbit with your dog is fine, it’s important to be aware that some foods can be very dangerous to dogs. Take caution to make sure your dog never gets […]

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath

Ask the Veterinary Services Expert – Dr. Bath

What Might Cause My Dog to Have Skin Problems? One of the following may be causing an abnormality with your dog’s skin and should be investigated: Fleas: Bites and droppings from these pesky insects can irritate your dog’s skin, and some pets can have an allergic response to the saliva following a bite. Some dogs […]