Flea, Tick and Heartworm Preventatives

Our Veterinarian explains the differences between flea, tick and heartworm preventative treatments Flea, Tick and Heartworm Preventatives by Dr. Barbara Gleason   There are so many products available on the market today for preventing internal and external parasites, it can be a daunting experience to select the right one for your […]

Pet Fire Safety Part 3

Protecting pets during an evacuation due to fire in the area Wildfires are scary and fast spreading occurances. For pet owners there is the added level of stress during these events in making sure they prepared for not only themselves but their furry family member as well. Here are some pointers on what to do when […]

Pet Fire Safety Part 2

Managing pet health during times of poor air quality Fire safety is important for the entire family, furry members included! Here are some pointers to help manage pet health during times of poor air quality because of a fire:   Those pets already afflicted by pre-existing respiratory or cardiovascular conditions may be […]

VetTriage in the News- HelloBark.com

VetTriage Chief of Medicine interviewed about dog and cat behavior Why do dogs howl? Why do cats love boxes?   Our Chief of Medicine, Dr. Ireifej, was interviewed for 2 articles featured on HelloBark, a UK based pet advice website.  Learn more about these pet behaviors at: https://hellobark.com/advice/why-do-dogs-howl/ https://hellobark.com/advice/why-do-cats-like-boxes/  

The Human-Animal Bond Blog Series pt. 2: Odd Animal Behavior

Why does Scruffy stare and Garfield head bunt? The Canine Stare I would divide a dog staring at you into two different broad categories. The first category is pathology or disease. The second category is behavioral, psychological or emotional. Thankfully the most common reason that a dog will stare at you, I believe, is […]

Hurricane Preparedness for Pets

What supplies should you have and what to do for your pet?s in the event of a hurricane . If you live in an area that has a hurricane season, then you are most likely aware of how unpredictable and terrifying such inclement weather can be to your home and your community. Safety precautions are […]

Osteoarthritis Part 2

Clinical signs and diagnosing osteoarthritis OSTEOARTHRITIS (OA): PART 2 – DIAGNOSTICS HISTORY and PHYSICAL EXAMINATION   Clinical signs in dogs with OA are of varying intensity, severity, frequency, duration, and progression which are also influenced by lifestyle and the weather. Clinical signs include exercise reluctance/reduction, exercise intolerance, inactivity stiffness, […]

Osteoarthritis Part 1

Osteoarthritis in pets, description and causes OSTEOARTHRITIS (OA): PART 1 – GENERAL Synonyms of OA are arthritis and degenerative joint disease (DJD). Osteoarthrosis is also considered a synonym to OA or DJD. However, because OA is always associated with some degrees of inflammation, it is perhaps best to label those cases of joint disease […]

Enucleation- Eye Removal

Causes, surgical techniques, and after-care if your pet needs an eye removal Hearing a diagnosis that your pet needs to have an eye removed is scary and upsetting. However, pets can resume a normal and happy life post-surgery. In this pet education video, our Chief of Medicine and board certified surgeon, Dr. Shadi Ireifej discusses […]