Labor Day weekend ...summer is fading and autumn is approaching. Take a
moment to savor the scents of this time of year as you & your pet
begin another season together. The time you spend either outside or
inside will be better if you follow some tips to keep your pet safe and
healthy as we transition from summer to autumn. Go to: http://www.kingscanyonveterinaryfoundation.com/seasonal-newsletter/autumn/
Our Latest Medical Equipment ...only one in our area!
We absolutely love our our new Digital Thermal Imaging equipment. It can be a crucial and valuable “on the spot” visual
tool in helping diagnose inflammation or lack of circulation and its exact
location in the animals body.
This is an wonderful extension of what Kings Canyon Veterinary Foundation is all about, helping pets with the best equipment, so that they can have a healthier life.
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We also have a therapeutic laser Companion CTS 15 watt, Class IV, made by LiteCure. This new equipment will help with senior pets, as well as some of our younger pet clients.
Delivery of the optimal therapeutic doses to damaged tissue is the
key to effective results. Coat length, coat color, body type and skin
pigmentation significantly affect the penetration of all
therapy lasers. The Smart Coat™ Plus technology in our Companion Therapy Laser provides patient-specific protocols based on
individual patient characterists. We personalize our patients treatments with Smart Coat™ Plus to achieve more consistent
This is one of our most important holidays, and being that it is
celebrated with lots of fireworks, your pet is at risk of becoming
seriously distressed and running away in panic. Because
our pets hearing is so sensitive, the loud booms of fireworks can be
extremely uncomfortable. The sudden burst of lights can also cause pets
to become frightened. So, what can you do to help ensure
the safety of your pet?
The strain of virus that is spreading is H3N2 in the USA. It is a bird flu virus
that has adapted to infect dogs. It was first detected in South Korea
in 2007, according to the US Center for Disease Control (CDC), and affected both cats and dogs in China and Thailand before coming to the US in April 2015.
A lot of what you know about human flu, is also true for
canine flu. It manifests in the form of a cough, runny nose, sneezing,
and fever. It can range from no symptoms to severe infection resulting
in pneumonia. It’s spread by coughing and sneezing.
To find out how you can protect your dog, we have provided some excellent sources: