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Do I have to put my pet under anesthesia to have his teeth cleaned?

December 22, 2009 by  
Filed under Dentistry

When I inform a pet owner that I recommend a prophy, or teeth cleaning, I’m often asked, “Do you have to put him under anesthesia to do that?” But the REAL question they’re asking is, “Is it safe to put my pet under anesthesia?” If there’s one thing I could effectively convey to the general… Read more

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Understanding cruciate ligament injury and TTA surgery

December 16, 2009 by  
Filed under Surgery

Dr. Peuser has had special surgery training for a procedure called tibial tuberosity advancement, or TTA. This surgery is performed on dogs who have torn their cranial cruciate ligament (the “ACL” in people).  The cranial cruciate ligament prevents internal rotation of the knee and also keeps the… Read more

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Dental Disease in Ferrets

December 13, 2009 by  
Filed under Dentistry, Ferrets

Maintaining good dental health is very important in the pet ferret. Lack of good oral hygiene leads to plaque and subsequent tartar, which can trap bacteria resulting in gingivitis (gum inflammation) and with time infection of the tooth roots and loss of teeth. Additionally, bacteria from an… Read more

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Important Information about Surgery at our Hospital

December 9, 2009 by  
Filed under Surgery

It is important for you to know that not all veterinary hospitals approach surgery in the same way.  Advancements in veterinary medicine have allowed surgical procedures to be much safer than ever before.  You can rest assured that your pet will be provided the highest quality of care including… Read more

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Wing Fracture Repair in an Amazon Parrot

December 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Birds

Things weren’t looking good for this Double-yellow headed Amazon parrot–she was 40 years old, had eaten seeds (sunflower seeds are her favorite!) her whole life, and she had just broken her wing (complete fracture of the right radius and ulna) after falling off her perch. The fact that she has… Read more

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How OAH Helps School Pets – Featuring Tank the Tegu

December 8, 2009 by  
Filed under Reptiles

Did you know Olathe Animal Hospital offers free wellness exams and services for school pets?  Many school pets fall into the “exotics” category—i.e. not dogs and cats! They may include rabbits, guinea pigs, rats, birds, snakes, turtles, and others. The doctors… Read more

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