Welcome to the Deep Dog Thoughts blog! We’ve created this space as a resource for you and your animal companions. You’ll find tips and tricks on how to keep your pets healthy and stay up to date with happenings at the hospital. We’d love for you to stay connected with us, so please let us know if there’s anything we can do to help you and your furry family members.
Our lobby and exam rooms are open to all! For convenience, curbside service and drop-off appointments are still available. If you have symptoms of COVID or have a known exposure, we ask that you utilize curbside service or a drop-off appointment. We will continue to also offer Drop Off Appointments…Read More
Our Grand Opening Celebration Was Paws-itively Awesome!
March 7th was a big day for Lakewood Veterinary Center--we celebrated the grand opening of our beautiful new hospital with lots of friends and family, furry and otherwise. Check out pictures of the project's early stages, the completed veterinary center facilities, and all the grand opening fun!Read More
Baby Got Bad Breath?
Most pet owners have had that moment: your dog reaches up and gives you an affectionate “kiss” … or your cat rubs her face against yours and ugh. That smell. For many of us, it’s the first indication we have that something’s wrong with our pet’s oral health. Animals tend…Read More
Calling all Party Animals!
We can't wait to show you our new space! Join us on Saturday, March 7th at 9:30am for brunch, mimosas, games, events & activities for the whole family! Yes - this includes the pooch! Get more details & let us know you're going on FacebookRead More
Biological Effects of Laser Therapy
Anti-Inflammation: Laser therapy has an anti-edema effect as it causes vasodilatation, but also because it activates the lymphatic drainage system (drains swollen areas). As a result, there is a reduction in swelling caused by bruising or inflammation. Anti-Pain (Analgesic): Laser therapy has a high beneficial effect on nerve cells which…Read More
What will extend the life of my pet?
Grain-free diets were based on clever marketing and not nutrition science. Dogs have been fed foods containing grains safely for decades. Canine food allergies are almost exclusively caused by animal protein and are rarely grain-related. Hills Science Diet and Royal Canin make a wide range of foods to suit the…Read More
Could my dogs’ diet be a factor in whether they develop heart disease?
Yes, your dogs’ diet could be a factor in whether they develop heart disease, according to a new FDA report. The Food and Drug Administration announced that it is continuing to investigate a potential connection between certain diets and cases of dilated cardiomyopathy, known as DCM or canine heart disease,…Read More