Skip to Main Content

Blog

Heavy Breathing in Cats

Heavy Breathing in Cats

While it is common to see a dog panting, this behavior is much less common in cats and can indicate an underlying health condition. Today, our Bonita Springs vets discuss why your cat might be panting or breathing heavily, and when to seek emergency care for your pet.

Read more

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Care

Pet emergencies are scary but you'll give your pet a better chance at recovery if you are prepared for an emergency situation. In today's post, our Bonita Springs emergency veterinarians explain the signs of emergency situations in pets and share a few first aid tactics you can use while on your way to the pet hospital. 

Read more

Paralysis in Cats

Paralysis in Cats

Paralysis in cats is scary for pet parents and requires emergency veterinary attention. Today, our Bonita Springs vets discuss the different types and causes of paralysis in cats, including laryngeal paralysis—a type of paralysis that affects your feline friend's ability to breathe. 

Read more

Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

There are many causes of a cat limping, from ingrown claws to a broken leg. Today our Bonita Springs vets explain some of the reasons a cat may be limping and how to know if they need immediate veterinary care. 

Read more

6 Ways to Help Your Dog Stay Healthy

6 Ways to Help Your Dog Stay Healthy

While the vets at Southwest Florida Veterinary Specialists are here for your emergency needs, there are certain things you can do to help your pup avoid an emergency situation. Today, our Bonita Springs vets share 6 ways to help your dog maintain their overall health. 

Read more

Intestinal Blockages in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

Intestinal Blockages in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

If your dog has a habit of gulping down items they shouldn't they could be at risk of an intestinal blockage. Today, our Bonita Springs vets discuss the symptoms and treatment for intestinal blockages in dogs. 

Read more

My Dog is Constipated: What should I do?

My Dog is Constipated: What should I do?

Constipation is a common problem seen by our Bonita Springs vets across all dog breeds. In today's post, our vets offer some advice on what to do if your dog is constipated and when to seek emergency care. 

Read more

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

Every pet owner wants to be sure they choose the vet with the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care their animal needs. So, what specific qualifications should you beware of?

Read more

Dogs with Enlarged Hearts (Dilated Cardiomyopathy): Causes, Treatments and Symptoms

Dogs with Enlarged Hearts (Dilated Cardiomyopathy): Causes, Treatments and Symptoms

Dilated cardiomyopathy is also known as an enlarged heart in a dog. This condition has many potential causes and potentially severe effects.

Read more

ACL (CCL) Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

ACL (CCL) Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

ACL injuries are often seen in athletes, but this injury is also very common in dogs (which have the CCL) due to their anatomy. Today, our Bonita Springs vets describe symptoms of CCL injuries in dogs, and surgeries that can treat these common knee injuries. 

Read more

Page 2 of 2

Our 24/7 Emergency Care in Bonita Springs