Pain Management

Evesham Veterinary Clinic offers modern pain management for dogs, cats, and other animals.  In the last few decades, there has been an explosion of interest in how animals perceive pain, and many more therapeutic options have become available.  This has resulted in more comfort and improved outcomes for our patients. Medications NSAIDS Rimadyl (Carprofen) Deramaxx (Deracoxib) […]

Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections, or otitis, are a common problem in dogs.  Painful, itchy ears can cause a decrease in quality of life, odor, hearing loss, and behavior changes. Clinical signs: Redness Itchiness Odor Pain Discharge Because there are many possible causes of ear infections, it is important to have a veterinarian evaluate the dog before starting ear […]

Bladder Stones

Bladder stones are mineralized objects that form in the bladders of dogs and cats.  They are often caused by urinary tract infections.  Diet may be another factor. Clinical signs include difficulty urinating, bloody urine, or urinating a little bit at a time.  Left untreated, bladder stones can become life-threatening. Diagnosis is confirmed with radiographs (x-rays) and/or ultrasound.  Sometimes the stones […]

Pyometra

Pyometra is an infection of the uterus caused by high levels of the hormone progesterone.  It usually occurs during the period called diestrus, following when a dog is in heat.  At this time the uterus is vulnerable to infection with bacteria.  The most common cause is a bacterium called Escherichia coli. Pyometra can affect any female […]

Hypothyroidism in Dogs

Hypothyroidism is a disease caused by insufficient thyroid hormone production.  The thyroid gland is located in the neck, on either side of the trachea.  It produces two hormones: thyroxine (T4) and triiodothyronine (T3).  Thyroid hormones affect the rate of metabolism in most of the tissues in the body.  Thyroid hormone deficiency leads to illness. Clinical […]

Puppies for Sale or Adoption

Puppies for Sale or Adoption There is nothing quite like getting a new puppy.  The next year is almost guaranteed to be fun and memorable.  Today there are more ways than ever to find great puppies.  We are fortunate to have so many good options in the southern New Jersey area. Before you think about getting […]

Spay and Neuter

Spay and Neuter  Most pet owners in Marlton, Cherry Hill, Voorhees, and the surrounding area choose to spay and neuter their pets in order to prevent health problems and to reduce pet overpopulation. Definitions Spay (ovariohysterectomy, fix) – removal of the ovaries and uterus Neuter (orchiectomy, castration, alter) – removal of the testes Advantages Prevent […]

Flea and Tick Preventives

Flea and tick preventive technology has come a long way since the pyrethrins and organophosphates of the early 20th century.  We at Evesham Veterinary Clinic offer a wide range of the most advanced, safe, and effective flea and tick preventives, made by the most trusted pharmaceutical manufacturers.  These products offer improved safety profiles and are better at eliminating […]

International Health Certificate – For Pet Travel

International travel with your pet can be a lot of fun.  At the same time, the free movement of animals around the world has to be balanced with the interests of destination countries in preventing the introduction of exotic diseases.  For example, the United Kingdom, Japan, and Australia are free of rabies.  Were the rabies virus to […]

Osteoarthritis – Dogs

Osteoarthritis If your dog doesn’t jump to greet you on your return home each evening, there may be a good reason – osteoarthritis. A chronic, degenerative joint disease that makes movement difficult and painful, osteoarthritis mainly strikes pets in their middle and senior years. However, younger animals can also be affected. In fact, studies show […]