Pet Care Blog

Our Southeast Memphis veterinarians at Southwind Animal Hospital share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Symptoms & Treatments for Hyperthyroidism in Dogs

Symptoms & Treatments for Hyperthyroidism in Dogs

Hyperthyroidism can pose a very serious health concern for dogs. This relatively rare condition in dogs requires early diagnosis and fast treatment in order to achieve the best possible outcome for your pup. Today our Southeast Memphis vets explain more about the symptoms, causes and treatment for hyperthyroidism in dogs.

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Different Types of Seizures in Dogs

Different Types of Seizures in Dogs

If your dog experiences seizures, the severity of each seizure can vary from virtually undetectable to severe. The type of seizures your dog experiences can also differ from one event to the next. In today's post our Memphis vets explain the different types of seizures which can occur in dogs.

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Lyme Disease in Dogs - Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Lyme Disease in Dogs - Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Lyme disease is a tick-transmitted disease commonly seen in dogs and people across North America. Although many dogs carry Lyme and show no signs of the disease, other dogs suffer from a range of debilitating symptoms. In today's blog, our Southeast Memphis vets explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment for dogs with Lyme disease.

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Pneumonia in Cats - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Pneumonia in Cats - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur in cats due to a variety of causes. Today our Southeast Memphis vets share more about the causes of pneumonia in cats as well as the symptoms and common treatments.

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Pneumonia in Dogs - Symptoms to Watch For

Pneumonia in Dogs - Symptoms to Watch For

Although it's not be a condition that most pet parents think about, dogs like people can develop pneumonia. Pneumonia in dogs can be a serious health concern, however treatment is available and most dogs recover well. Here our Southeast Memphis vets share some of the symptoms of pneumonia in dogs, and how this condition is treated.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - What Dog Lovers Should Know

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - What Dog Lovers Should Know

Periodontal disease (gum disease) doesn't only threaten your dog’s oral health, it can also negatively impact your pup's overall health. Our Memphis vets explain more about periodontal disease in dogs, its symptoms, causes and what can be done to restore your dog's optimal oral health.

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Pet Boarding: How to Choose the Best for your Cat or Dog

Pet Boarding: How to Choose the Best for your Cat or Dog

With so many options available, pet owners may wonder how to choose the best boarding facility for their dog or cat. Here, our Memphis vets share some things to consider when making arrangements for your pet to ensure they are safe, happy, and healthy while you are away.

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Why You Should Have Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned

Why You Should Have Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned

Periodontal disease (gum disease) is as problematic for our canine companions as it is for people. Which is why teeth cleaning is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Here our Memphis vets share some tips on how to keep your dog's teeth clean and keep their mouth healthy.

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Which is better, laser or traditional spay?

Which is better, laser or traditional spay?

Our Memphis vets know that leaving your dog or cat behind when you're heading out of town can be stressful. Should you hire a pet sitter, or is boarding a better option for you and your fur baby? Today our vets weigh-up the differences between these great options.

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Pet Sitting or Pet Boarding - Which is Right For You?

Pet Sitting or Pet Boarding - Which is Right For You?

Our Memphis vets know that leaving your dog or cat behind when you're heading out of town can be stressful. Should you hire a pet sitter, or is boarding a better option for you and your fur baby? Today our vets weigh-up the differences between these great options.

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