Dry eye

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Dry eye is a condition where there is a deficiency in the water portion of tear film leaving oil and mucus. This lack of essential tear production is what causes irritation. To diagnose dry eye we perform a test called … Read More »

Pancreatitis!

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Pancreatitis Pancreatitis is a subject we have mentioned before, but it bears repeating this holiday season. Pancreatitis is inflammation of the pancreas. Sounds simple, but the reality is the inflammation causes many serious side effects that can develop into something … Read More »

Fireworks Phobia!

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Fireworks Phobia! With the celebration of our great nation’s Independence Day rapidly approaching it is time to prepare for the possibility of fireworks phobia! This is an issue that affects many of our furry friends. There are some things you … Read More »

Giardia

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Giardia is a protozoan parasite that is zoonotic, meaning it can infect both humans and animals. Giardia is contracted by ingested contaminated contaminated water or licking fur of an infected animal. Giardia can cause diarrhea, but it doesn’t always. Pets … Read More »

Leptospirosis

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Leptospirosis is a disease caused by contact in a wound with infected urine or water contaminated with infected urine.This disease causes fever, loss of appetite, excessive drinking, jaundice, and excessive bleeding. It is also transferrable to humans!! Leptospirosis is treatable … Read More »

Veterinarian Appreciation Day

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As well as being Father’s Day, June 18th was also Veterinarian Appreciation Day! At Royal Oaks we are so lucky to have 2 of the most compassionate, intelligent, amazing veterinarians attending to our patients. Dr. Dwyer and Dr. Giangreco constantly … Read More »

Thunderstorm Anxiety

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With summertime in Florida making its arrival in Florida, thunderstorms are a near daily occurance. Many animals suffer from thunderstorm anxiety. Luckily, there are many options for managing symptoms. For pets who experience mild to moderate symptoms you can try … Read More »