Category Archives: Veterinary Medicine

Exciting blood test for Cats to detect Heart Disease


Heart disease is the silent killer of cats. One in six cats can be born with and develop heart disease in their lifetime. There are no outward symptoms, but now there is a blood test called a proBNP test that

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Reducing cat carrier stress


Studies have shown that cats are seen by veterinarians on average far less frequently than dogs.  And why is this?  There can be many reasons, but one reason important to note may be that cats are so good at hiding

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Exploring Cooperative Care for Your Pet


Cooperative Care is wonderful for animals that are afraid of veterinary procedures by giving them the ability to indicate they are not comfortable and would like you to stop what you are doing.   Cooperative Care involves training an animal

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An Oncology Consultation…What Is It?


Pet owners now have more health care options for their pets than ever before. Cancer care is one of these options and board certified specialists are available to help. When a pet is diagnosed with cancer, pet owners can elect

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When Rabbits Need Force Fed – Case Study


Rabbits who stop eating must be force fed by owners and veterinary staff in order to get their gut moving again to feel better and survive. This owner was having difficulty at first, but with some tips from BMAH and

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Why Blood Work is So Important for Pets


It’s important that pet parents understand just how useful routine blood work is as a tool that allows veterinarians to discover abnormalities and potential health risks that can easily be missed during an office exam. Sometimes veterinarians find themselves needing

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Case Study: Canine Cystocentesis (Cysto) – Urinalysis (U/A – Urine exam) – E.Coli UTI


Sweet Rosie is a six month old Goldendoodle. She was suddenly straining to urinate and needed to go out to squat to urinate multiple times overnight and then throughout the morning. Her owner called BMAH, and we got her in

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What else is Belle Mead Animal Hospital doing to make my veterinary visits safe?


The BMAH Team continues to make the health and safety of our patients and staff our highest priority as the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) continues to spread. Here is what we are doing to keep you safe. Please remember to call

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When to take your rabbit to the veterinarian


You have a pet rabbit. You are feeding it the recommended diet, and you take care to clean the cage daily.  What other things should you look out for? Trim your rabbit’s nails It’s important to keep your bunny’s nails

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Rabbit care – tips for new pet owners


If you are considering taking a pet rabbit into your home, here are a few things you need to know: Rabbits are not rodents, they are Lagamorphs.  There are many breeds to choose from, and their typical life span is

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