Canine infectious tracheobronchitis, also known as kennel cough, is a respiratory disease that is highly contagious. Dogs often contract kennel disease at places where large amounts of dogs congregate, such as dog shows, boarding and/or daycare facilities and dog parks. The disease can be spread from one dog to another through direct contact, airborne droplets or contaminated surfaces. Kennel cough is treatable in most dogs, but the disease may be more severe in young puppies
At Rainbow Vet Hospital, our Burbank veterinarian is happy to provide dental care services as one of our many offerings for your pet. From comprehensive dental exams to cleanings and dental treatments, our experienced team does it all. Important Questions to Ask a Burbank Vet About Pet Dental Cleanings If you’re thinking about scheduling an appointment with a Burbank vet to have your pet’s teeth cleaned, start by making sure that your pet will be
As we move further into 2018, we hope that you’ve been able to stick to your New Year’s health resolutions. If you’ve seen your motivation dwindle, don’t give up just yet! If you are lucky enough to be a pet owner, it’s a good idea to consider bringing your pet on board for your resolutions so you can both tackle your health together!  As a responsible pet owner, make sure your pet’s health is also a part

Why Does Your Pet Need All These Tests?

Posted on January 16, 2018
People often wonder “Why do veterinarians (and MDs) want all these tests?”  Every test we recommend has a purpose.  Animals cannot tell us their history or explain their symptoms.  Below are our recommendations for routine wellness testing and the reasons they are needed. “Why does my pet need heartworm testing?  I give the recommended heartworm preventatives every month.”  The American Heartworm Society (AHS) recommends at least once yearly testing for dogs.  This is because heartworm

Understanding Pet Cancer

Posted on November 27, 2017
Everyone hates this diagnosis but there are many things that can be done to improve quality of life or prolong it.  Lymphoma is one of the most common malignancies you’ll encounter in a veterinary practice and it happens in both cats and dogs.  It is cancer of the lymphatic system and results from the malignant transformation of lymphocytes, the cells of the lymphatic system.  Lymphoma usually arises from the primary and secondary lymphoid tissues, including