Abita Veterinary Practice

21471 Hwy 36
Abita Springs, LA 70420

(985)892-5252

www.abitavet.com

MRSA: Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus in Dogs and Cats

Staphylococcus aureus, often called Staph aureus or S. aureus, is a bacterium that is normally carried in the nose of about 30% of the general human population ...

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Lead in Water: Questions and Answers about Dogs and Cats: You are being redirected to updated information on this topic.

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Pilling Your Pet: Let the Pills Go in, Let Healing Begin!

I have a secret fear that most of what I do is futile.I don’t mean that in an existential way, as in the sun will explode in 6 billion years, so why bother? I ...

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Company pursues first lymphoma drug for dogs

Photomicrograph courtesy of Dr. Jan Bellows Cancerous lymphoblasts, resembling grapes, appear amid normal red blood cells in a 6-year-old beagle.

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Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) in Dogs

The signs of inflammation in the colon (also called the large intestine) are the same regardless of cause: a gooey, mucous diarrhea, straining to pass stool, cr ...

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Neuropathic Pain in Dogs and Cats

Neuropathic pain is an abnormal painful response. It is caused by injury to or disease of the nerves, spinal cord or parts of the brain that are involved in rec ...

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