Do You Know Your Pet? The Ins and Outs of Pet DNA Testing

If you have a mixed breed pet, lovingly referred to as a mutt, you may have wondered or even been asked what kind of pet you have. It’s a common thing to speculate about. If your curiosity has gotten the better of you, we’ve got good news: pet DNA testing is easy, inexpensive, and widely available.

Pet DNA testing, or genetic testing, is gaining in popularity. But it’s not just a fun way to learn about your pet’s family tree. It can also give us clues to your pet’s temperament, behaviors, and possible breed specific diseases that could pose future trouble.

Keep reading as The Pet Experts at Springbrook Animal Care Center explore this amazing topic. 


Your Questions and Answers About TPLO Surgery 

In the veterinary world we are all-too-familiar with cruciate ligament disease in pets. It is a very common diagnosis that we deal with on an almost daily basis. 

We know, however, that CCL disease and the resulting TPLO surgery are not things that our pet parents necessarily know about. The Pet Experts at Springbrook Animal Care Center are all about helping to educate our clients and hope that you will find value in learning about this common condition. 

What is Cruciate Disease?

When we diagnose cruciate ligament rupture in a pet, many questions arise almost immediately.