Are We Eugene’s Original Animal Hospital?

Jim Johnson   June 11, 2014   Comments Off on Are We Eugene’s Original Animal Hospital?

I recently reinstated the History page on our website, and in the process stumbled across some interesting information that makes me wonder… is it possible that Animal Health Associates is the oldest animal hospital in the city? We have always traced our origins back to 1947, which is the year that we were told Dr. August Baronti founded Baronti’s Small… Read more »

Acupuncture for Treating Arthritis

Sheila Johnson, DVM   June 6, 2014   Comments Off on Acupuncture for Treating Arthritis
Acupuncture For Arthritis

Arthritis can affect any joint, but most dogs are affected in the legs or spine. Often the cause is just normal wear and tear that occurs over the years, leading to erosion of the cartilage. This results in bone rubbing directly on bone which causes pain and a decreased quality of life for the pet. This can occur earlier in… Read more »

Arthritis in Pets

Judy Schroeder, DVM   June 4, 2014   Comments Off on Arthritis in Pets
Arthritic Elbow in Dog

Arthritis is a generic term that means, simply, inflammation in a joint. Osteoarthritis is the most common form of arthritis, and one of the most common diseases that pets face. This type of arthritis is usually seen in older pets, and is characterized by cartilage breakdown, bone remodeling, and fibrous tissue formation around the joint. Younger pets may develop arthritis… Read more »

Rabies Vaccinations, Fragmentation of Services, and Your Pet

Jim Johnson   July 24, 2013   Comments Off on Rabies Vaccinations, Fragmentation of Services, and Your Pet
Good girls get vaccinated

Today I’d like to write about how changes in the veterinary business have lead to changes in the way we approach rabies vaccination. In the past few years, veterinarians have seen a lot of changes in the business. One of the biggest factors affecting our business is called fragmentation of services. It used to be that people came to their… Read more »

Marijuana Intoxication in Dogs

Judy Schroeder, DVM   June 28, 2013   Comments Off on Marijuana Intoxication in Dogs
dog with marijuana

In The Dangerous Book for Dogs, Chapter 1 is entitled “Let’s Eat This!” Dogs will eat just about anything. They will eat your shoes, your carpets, your landscaping, and yes, they will eat your drugs. It is even better if you have your medication baked into a yummy cookie or brownie. Marijuana poisoning is most common among dogs, though cats… Read more »