About Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic has created 10 blog entries.

FAQs About Veterinary Overload

Not being able to schedule a veterinary appointment when you want is frustrating, but veterinarians are currently overloaded. Issues, such as increased caseloads, COVID-19 protocols, and staff shortages, are causing increased wait times for pet owners. Our American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA)-accredited team at Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic answers some frequently asked questions about what [...]

A Complete Guide to Osteoarthritis in Pets

Many people consider osteoarthritis an old pet’s disease, but osteoarthritis can appear at an early age. Estimates from 200 veterinarians report that osteoarthritis signs are present in 20 percent of dogs older than a year, and up to 80 percent of dogs older than 8 years have osteoarthritis evidence, based on radiographic and clinical data. [...]

Holiday Safety for Pets

Simba gradually awoke from the anesthesia. She was a small cat, but she had a large catheter in her leg, a lot of pain medication on board, and a lot of stitches in her abdomen. She slowly remembered what had happened—the tinsel had been so alluring, moving and sparkling every time she walked past the [...]

To Chew or Not to Chew—How to Choose Safe Pet Chew Toys

Dogs have a natural tendency to chew objects in their environment, and they use chewing to manage anxiety, frustration, and boredom. Chewing can also help keep their teeth clean, which is an added bonus. Finding the appropriate chew toy is important, to ensure your dog does not suffer from a toy-induced injury. Our American Animal [...]

Platelet-Rich Plasma Therapy for Pets: Your Questions Answered

Platelet-rich plasma (PRP) therapy is a type of regenerative medicine that is rapidly gaining popularity and accessibility in the companion animal world. With many of the same benefits as stem cell therapy, PRP therapy can be exceptionally useful in treating injured and wounded pets.  Question: How does platelet-rich plasma therapy work? Answer: Platelet-rich plasma is [...]

Pointers to Successfully Medicate Your Pet

If your pet becomes suspicious when you reach for their pill bottle, you know how stressful medicating a pet can be. Our team at Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic would like to make the process easier by offering a few pointers. We first asked some valued patients why they were so averse to taking their medications. [...]

Barbecue, With a Side of Squeaky Toy—Summer Cookout Safety for Dogs

You look forward to a good summer cookout every year, and so does your dog. With those meaty aromas wafting in the fresh outdoors, and friendly people constantly arriving with side dishes and desserts, it’s surely dog heaven. To ensure your dog’s party experience ends on a celebratory note, and not with a trip to [...]

Stem Cell Therapy: Is It Right for Your Pet?

Regenerative medicine is making huge leaps and bounds in the field of veterinary medicine, and our Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic team is excited to offer its unique benefits to our patients. We offer platelet-rich plasma therapy (PRP) and stem cell therapy, and while both use similar processes to treat medical conditions, they have a few [...]

Achoo? – Pet Allergies Explained

Your pet had a sneezing fit yesterday, and although they were humorous to watch, you are now concerned they have developed an allergy. The pollen is swirling, and allergy season has definitely arrived. But, is the yellow stuff a problem for your pet? Our team at Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic wants to explain all that [...]

Decoding Your Pet’s Body Language

Your pet uses their eyes, ears, mouth, tail, and body posture to relay their mood and emotions. Reading these cues accurately can help you understand your pet, and strengthen your bond. Our team at Cherry Knolls Veterinary Clinic would like to assist you by teaching you to interpret your pet’s body language. Relaxed pet cues [...]

Go to Top