Providing Loving Care to a Three-Legged Pet
As pet owners know, the animals we share our lives with are nothing if not resilient. It seems like very little can get them down or hold them back, and an amputation is no exception. In fact, most pets continue to thrive after recovery, seemingly not even noticing that they’re missing a quarter of their previous limbs. Excellent care of a three-legged pet is partly responsible for a pet’s incredible bounce-back, and Dupont Veterinary Clinic has got some important details about the experience.Continue…
The Power of Platelet Rich Plasma in Veterinary Medicine
As people working in the veterinary field, the staff at Dupont Veterinary Clinic want to do everything we can to help animals. We work hard each day to relieve pain and suffering, and to help our patients get well.
Part of being good at our job means staying ahead of advances in veterinary medicine and riding the forefront of new treatments and diagnostic testing. The use of platelet rich plasma in our hospital is just one example of how we are striving to bring the best to our pet patients.
Principles of Platelet Rich Plasma
Platelet rich plasma, otherwise referred to as PRP, is the portion of centrifuged blood that contains a concentrated number of platelets. These are the cells in the blood that facilitate clotting.