Glaucoma is typically a disease affecting middle- age to older pets. The symptoms can be very insidious in that they may not be noticeable at first, but eventually you may see a red eye or a dila ...View Article
Four Paws Animal Clinic
521A Searls Ave., Nevada City, CA 95959
Dr. Susan Murphy
February is Pet Dental Health Month!
Dental Special $199
Extended to March 10th!
(includes IV catheter, IV fluids, anesthesia, dental cleaning and polishing)
(Extractions, pain medications and bloodwork, if needed, are extra)
Tips to Recognize Dental Disease in your Pet
Your pet may or may not show obvious signs of pain with dental disease. Therefore, it is important to be aware of these possible signs to get your pet the medical attention he or she deserves.
- Malodorous (bad) breath*
- Drooling, often with foul-smelling saliva
- Appearance of dental plaque and tartar
- Reluctance to eat or reduced appetite
- Teeth that "chatter", especially in cats
- Tooth loss (other than normal baby tooth loss of young animals)
- Lethargy or listlessness
- Discolored teeth
- Broken / fractured teeth
- Swelling and / or draining wound below the eye, often caused by a carnassial tooth abscess, especially in dogs.
Dental disease may also lead to much more serious health issues including heart disease and kidney problems. Systemic infections from badly infected teeth have been known to cause death in both humans and pets!
Schedule your appointment today!
Our Resolution is to always do our best to provide excellence in wellness, illness and surgical care for patients; to build close, positive relationships with clients, and to provide education and empowerment to clients and staff in a calm, comfortable, healing environment.
Dr. Susan Murphy and Jenna
Four Paws Animal Clinic is a full-service animal hospital whose mission is to provide compassionate care and support for all our 4 and 2 legged friends. We provide complete medical, dental, surgical and imaging services, including ultrasound as well as deluxe cat boarding. Our staff is extremely well trained and are passionate about veterinary medicine , having worked with Dr. Murphy at Best Friends for many years. She calls them the "Dream Team".
At Four Paws Animal Clinic, you will walk into a calm, welcoming, and friendly environment every visit, so that the experience is as comfortable as possible for you and your pet. We strive to provide professional, affordable, and advanced veterinary services, including, but not limited to newer alternative therapies such as cold laser and stem cell therapy using your pets own stem cells found in their fat cells. click here to read about this new and exciting treatment for your pets arthritis .
We also have an in-house pharmacy, dental care products, carry some premium foods and have access to specialists, making our veterinary facility a one stop shop for your pet's health and medical needs. Please browse around our new website to learn about our facility and to read interesting pet articles. Click on the "email us" link below to ask us a question or to submit feedback. For directions to our office see our contact us page. To receive free monthly veterinary care articles, please subscribe to our newsletter.
Remember, at Four Paws Animal Clinic, your pets are our family!
Dr. Susan Murphy
Nevada City Veterinarian | Four Paws Animal Clinic | 530-265-3722
521A Searls Ave.
Nevada City, CA 95959
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Dear Dr. Murphy,
Thank you so very much for your brilliant diagnoses of my endocrine issues this past year.
I am now a happy, active boy; getting more stamina by the day. The bounce is back in my step. Thank you!
Love, Harvard Nevada City