The woolly monkey is a medium to large sized primate, that inhabits the tropical forests of north-west South America. The woolly monkey is most well known for it's round-shaped head and dense fur that covers the body of the woolly monkey. Due to their relatively large size, woolly monkeys have few natural predators within their … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Colombian Woolly Monkey
Aches, pains, and inflammation, oh my! The common creaks and groans that we find in our own bones are just as common in our furry companions. Luckily, we have something that can help; drug free, surgery free, noninvasive relief for your pet. At Meadow Vista Veterinary Clinic we offer Class IV Deep Tissue Laser Therapy … Continue reading Laser Therapy, your pets new best friend.
The adult European eel (Anguilla anguilla) can reach lengths of 1.5 m, is silver in color, and has a long cylindrical body with small slits for gill openings. The lower jaw is slightly longer than the upper. The European eel has one pair of pectoral fins, no pelvic fins, and no spines on the anal … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: European Eel
COMMON NAME: Hawksbill Sea Turtle SCIENTIFIC NAME: Eretmochelys imbricata TYPE: Reptiles DIET: Carnivores AVERAGE LIFE SPAN IN THE WILD: 30 to 50 years SIZE: 24 to 45 in WEIGHT: 100 to 150 lbs Hawksbill turtles are found throughout the tropical waters of the Atlantic, Pacific, and Indian Oceans. They avoid deep waters, preferring coastlines where sponges are abundant and sandy nesting … Continue reading Endangered Speces of the Week: Hawksbill Sea Turtle
The Colorful Puffleg is a critically endangered hummingbird native to South America, with a limited range in Colombia. The total population of the Puffleg is estimated to be between 50-250 adult birds. The existence of this bird is at risk due to clearing of forests for crops and cattle crazing. Discovered in 1967 by photographer … Continue reading Endangered Species of the Week: Colorful Puffleg
We’ve all heard (and most of us have caught it!) about the dreaded flu sweeping our nation, but could our dogs be susceptible to their own strand of influenza? Canine influenza (also known as dog flu) is a contagious respiratory disease in dogs caused by specific Type A influenza viruses known to infect dogs. No … Continue reading The 411 on Canine Influenza!
Many people look forward to celebrating on New Years Eve, but for many pets its a very scary and stressful night. Many pets have noise aversion, where loud noises can send them running scared, thunder or fireworks are the most common causes of fear for them. We have some tips for your pets to help … Continue reading Celebrating the New Year