Abita Veterinary Practice

21471 Hwy 36
Abita Springs, LA 70420

(985)892-5252

www.abitavet.com

Gotta Get those Annual Exams

A few weeks ago I learned I have a wee bit of breast cancer. It was caught incredibly early: Stage 0, noninvasive, and non-life threatening.How do I know I'm ...

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Clostridium difficile Becoming more Common in North America

What Is Clostridium difficile?Some strains contain genes that allow them to produce toxins. It is the toxins, not the bacteria themselves, that make a person o ...

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Why Do Cats Pee in the House? Part 1: The Pet Owner's Perspective

My house is a toilet.I don't mean it has a toilet; it actually has two. I mean the entire house has been used as though it were a toilet by my cat, Dickens. Mr ...

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California to require clarity in pet health insurance policies

A bill regulating the pet health insurance industry has all but passed in California, with some predicting it could reach Gov. Jerry Brown’s desk by next week. ...

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Air Travel with Your Pets

Summer and holiday seasons turn into USDA health certificate seasons at animal hospitals nationwide. If you are planning air travel with your pet, here are some ...

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Nighttime Waking in Senior Dogs

Sleep is essential for dogs and people. Disturbances of the sleep-wake cycle occur in older pets and often disrupt the entire family. Interrupted sleep is a co ...

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