CT Scan and Rhinoscopy

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.

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Upper gastrointestinal (GI) endoscopy or esophagogastroduodenoscopy (EGD) is an important diagnostic technique for diseases of the upper GI tract.                                                   

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Dangers of Pet Obesity

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.  
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