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Risks of “Anesthesia Free” Dental Care for your Pet

Nonprofessional dental scaling (NPDS), also known as anesthesia-free dentistry, is gaining popularity with an increasing number of dog and cat owners. These are concerned pet owners that are worried about the safety of anesthesia or may not be able to afford  Continue Reading »

Heartworm Disease

We wanted to share information about canine heartworm disease. For the health of our patients, we feel a responsibility to inform you about his preventable parasitic disease which can be potentially fatal. Heartworm is contracted when a mosquito feeds on  Continue Reading »

Pyometra

Pyometra Pyometra – This word brings chills to veterinarians. Why? Because it signifies that a common surgery was not performed and a female dog of cat is now in a potentially life-threatening condition. Pyometra is an accumulation of pus in  Continue Reading »

Specialty Practices Available for our clients

We live in a time of increased specialization and the explosion of information. At Oasis Animal Hospital, we continuously strive to stay current on techniques and procedures for the ultimate benefit of our patients. But there are many times where  Continue Reading »

Arthritis in Dogs

Osteoarthritis (OA) As my pets age, they seem to act more and more like their owner – me (Dr. Tenney). They get up slowly, they circle around when getting ready to lie down and whimper and whine a lot. Many  Continue Reading »

Gabapentin for Pain Relief in Pets

Gabapentin was originally introduced as an antiepileptic drug in humans. Later it was discovered to have analgesic (pain relieving) properties. How it achieves this result is not understood. Used alone, Gabapentin is NOT effective in relieving pain. When used in  Continue Reading »