Pancreatitis 101: Avoiding Inflammation

Pancreatitis 101: Avoiding Inflammation

Some holiday traditions are wonderful. Listening to favorite tunes, putting up festive decorations, and making yummy seasonal treats are some of our favorites. But for veterinarians, there’s one thing that seems to happen each winter that we’d rather not continue: a spike in cases of pancreatitis. Pancreatitis is a dangerous, painful, and life-threatening condition that…

How Does a Veterinary Technician Help Your Pet?

How Does a Veterinary Technician Help Your Pet?

October 17-23 is National Veterinary Technician Week and a great opportunity to highlight the invaluable contribution our wonderful veterinary technicians and veterinary assistants make to Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia. The hard work, commitment, and compassion they show every day is what makes our hospital succeed, and we’d like to invite you to join us in…

Managing Pets’ Pain Through Rehabilitation Therapy

Managing Pets’ Pain Through Rehabilitation Therapy

The International Veterinary Academy of Pain Management recognizes September as Animal Pain Awareness Month, so it’s a good time to review what veterinarians can do if your pet is hurting. No pet parent wants to think of their beloved pet in pain. Thankfully, advancements in veterinary medicine mean that we have lots of options available to…

Keeping Pets Safe in Summertime

Keeping Pets Safe in Summertime

It may be August, but the summer weather is not ending anytime soon! For some Florida pets, the seasonal hazards can even be present year-round if temperatures and humidity levels stay high. Understanding the dangers can help you keep your dogs and cats safe from accidents and injuries, ensuring your “endless” summer is a happy…

Top 5 Most Common Injuries to Cats

Top 5 Most Common Injuries to Cats

Cats can wind up needing emergency care for a huge range of reasons – and some seem naturally more accident-prone than others! But much of what we see at Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia tends to be commonplace, and most pet parents will deal with one or more of these injuries in their pet’s lifetime. Let’s…

Top 5 Most Common Injuries to Dogs

Top 5 Most Common Injuries to Dogs

Pets can wind up needing emergency care for a huge range of reasons – and some seem naturally more accident-prone than others! But much of what we see at Animal Emergency Hospital Volusia tends to be commonplace, and most pet parents will deal with one or more of these injuries in their pet’s lifetime. Some…

Springtime Health Hazards for Pets

Springtime Health Hazards for Pets

The sunshine, warm breeze and longer daylight hours are beckoning – spring has sprung! But before you hurry outside to enjoy it with your pets, make sure you’re aware of some of the most common springtime health hazards for dogs and cats. Plants & Flowers: In springtime, many of the earliest plants to bloom are…