Recommendations for Whelping Bitches

Recommendations for Whelping Bitches Kimberly S. Cole, DVM Gestation time: 64 days. Most dogs whelp at 56-66 days after the first breeding. Nutrition: We recommend that bitches in whelp be fed a commercial brand dog food for the first half of the pregnancy. About...

Routine Medical Testing Recommendations

Kim Cole DVM Heartworm/Lyme/Erlichia Simple blood test completed in office Should be conducted annually Used to test for Heartworm (a parasite that lives in the right side of the heart and is transmitted to dogs by mosquito bites. If left untreated, it can cause heart...

Why Veterinary Dentistry?

Kimberly S. Cole, DVM Dogs are diagnosed with dental disease more than any other infection. Most periodontal infections begin simply as plaque which is composed of bacteria, salivary proteins and food debris. Plaque builds up in the space between teeth and gums...