When your pet presents for nasal signs, your internal medicine specialist may recommend a CT scan and rhinoscopy to try to determine the cause for your pet’s signs. A CT scan and rhinoscopy is a diagnostic procedure and the patient’s problem will not be fixed or improved following the procedure.
Obesity in dogs and cats
- 30-50% of adult dogs and cats are clinically obese with one study reporting 63% of cats being obese.
- Most cases of obesity arise from simple over eating and lack of physical activity – just like people
- Check with your family veterinarian and ask the following questions: Is my pet a proper weight and is he/she on the proper diet? A Veterinarian’s role is to counsel pet owners on pet nutrition.