Canine Influenza Doesn’t Take a Vacation

The rash of canine influenza cases we saw last winter may seem like a distant memory with summer here. But keep in mind, canine influenza doesn’t rest. There are peaks and valleys, but emergency veterinarians know the virus is a year-round problem, says Dr. Christine Wong, DVM, DACVECC at SAGE Campbell. Summer is a, […]

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, […]

Internists and Surgeons Join Forces to Treat Urinary Conditions in Pets

SAGE Dublin and SAGE Redwood City internists and surgeons are now offering minimally invasive bladder stone removal in cats and dogs using a specialized scope called a Flexible Uretero-Renoscope. Their partnership is another example of SAGE specialists collaborating to provide advanced care to pets. SAGE Dublin internist Dr. Jennifer Strasser says the scope enables teams to, […]

Grab a brush, it’s National Hairball Awareness Day!

National Hairball Awareness Day is April 27, and while the event may draw chuckles from some, cat owners know that hairballs are no laughing matter. In fact, a mass of undigested hair in a cat’s intestinal tract can cause serious health problems, which is why awareness and efforts to control hairballs are so important., […]

Toxic beauty: Brunfelsia sickens several Tri-Valley dogs

Brunfelsia. It is known as the “Yesterday, Today and Tomorrow” plant because its flowers change color over three days. It’s a lovely evergreen shrub that has found its way from South and Central America to gardens across the Bay Area. Brunfelsia is beautiful, but it can be deadly to pets, especially dogs, who are, […]

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