Information About UTIs & Crystals

You've probably heard about UTIs and crystals, but do you know what they look like? We wanted to share this microscopic image from a urinary sample we recently tested for one of our patients. This feline not only had a UTI from the bacteria in his bladder, seen as the little circles and specks, but … Continue reading Information About UTIs & Crystals

TVH Completes 100th Canine Genetic Test

Telford Vet partnered with Embark in June 2021 to conduct the first-ever pilot program with a veterinary hospital. This union has shown the benefits of informed genetic insights in the lifelong care of canine companion animals and provided exciting discoveries that are dramatically improving pet health. This week we completed our 100th test and we’re … Continue reading TVH Completes 100th Canine Genetic Test

Heartworm Disease: Common FAQ Answers

Many of you have heard about heartworm disease. If you have a dog, you know that we collect a blood sample once a year to make sure your dog doesn’t have the disease, but how much do you really know about the details of heartworm disease? Do you know how it spreads? How do we … Continue reading Heartworm Disease: Common FAQ Answers

Canine Allergies: Common FAQ Answers

As springtime begins again, many of us start showing signs of seasonal allergies again. This may cause us to think about our pet's potential allergies, and lead to some questions. We get asked about canine allergies all the time, so you're not alone. Check out these common FAQ answers to learn more about the details … Continue reading Canine Allergies: Common FAQ Answers

Lily Flowers: Harmful For Your Cat

Spring has sprung and so has the season of the Lilies! While these are beautiful flowers and a popular gift for Easter and Mother’s Day, they actually present a great health hazard to your cats! This blog outlines more information every cat owner should know about seasonal flowers. What Types Of Lily Are Harmful? We … Continue reading Lily Flowers: Harmful For Your Cat

Canine Lyme Disease

What is Lyme disease? Lyme disease is caused by a spirochete called Borrelia burgdorferi. A spirochete is a type of bacterium. It is transmitted to dogs through the bite of a tick. Once in the bloodstream, the Lyme disease organism is carried to many parts of the body and is likely to localize in joints. … Continue reading Canine Lyme Disease

What you need to know before your pet’s upcoming surgery!

Many people have questions about various aspects of their pet's surgery, and we hope this information will help.  It also explains the decisions you will need to make before your pet's upcoming surgery. Is the anesthetic safe? Today's modern anesthetic monitors have made surgery much safer than in the past.  For many surgical procedures, an … Continue reading What you need to know before your pet’s upcoming surgery!