SAGE Surgeon Reaches for Ancient Remedy to Combat Antibiotic Resistance

SAGE veterinarians treat wounds that are infected by bacteria that resist many first line antibiotics, just as physicians do in their human patients. When antibiotic resistance happens, SAGE Concord surgeon Lissa Richardson turns to honey, a substance that humans have used as a wound dressing since time immemorial. Why Honey? Honey has antimicrobial properties, […]

Give Your Pet Sitter Everything They Need in the Event of an Emergency

It’s vacation season! Does your pet sitter have what they need in an emergency? If you’re hitting the road and leaving your pet with a sitter, make sure they have written permission from you to take your pet to a veterinarian and authorize care while you’re away.  When pet sitters are unsure about their, […]

Diagnosing and Treating Diabetes Mellitus in Pets

Diabetes mellitus is a chronic and a potentially debilitating condition that affects cats and dogs. When a pet has diabetes mellitus, their pancreas does not produce adequate amounts of insulin. A vital hormone, insulin enables a body’s cells to use glucose, or sugar. Your veterinarian may not know why your dog or cat has, […]

Clinical Trial Opens New Door to SRS Treatment of Microscopic Disease

In the past, stereotactic radiation (SRS/SRT) was not recommended for pets who had microscopic residual disease after surgical tumor resection, primarily because there was no clearly definable treatment target. Now there is a new treatment option for cats and dogs with incompletely resected tumors. PetCure Oncology, in partnership with SAGE Centers, is now using, […]

SAGE Physical Rehab Finds New Ways to Use Dog Cart

People often think of a cart as the equivalent of a wheelchair for dogs who have lost their ability to walk.  But Dr. Jill Kuhl in SAGE Campbell’s Physical Rehabilitation department uses carts in a different, more temporary way. It all started with Buddha, a 3-year-old pit bull mix. All Animal Rescue and Friends (AARF), […]

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