Neurological Conditions

Neurological Conditions in Pets

When we’re considering ailments that might affect our pets, we typically think of fleas, worms, allergies, ear and eye conditions, but neurological disorders are a very real concern that owners need to be aware of.  Veterinary neurology treats diseases of the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, and nerves) – includes problems like epilepsy, strokes, slipped disks,

National Pet Day

National Pet Day

Today we celebrate one of our greatest holidays: National Pet Day! National Pet Day was created to drive awareness to those pets who aren’t fortunate enough to have a loving home. It also serves as a day to go above and beyond – acknowledging and appreciating the love and joy that pets bring into everyone’s lives.

Danger For Pets

Hidden Danger For Pets At Home

Veterinarians Caution Pet Owners About Dangers Lurking In Home
Barbara A. Besteni, Managing Editor powered by WPLG ch10

MIAMI — While our homes are typically considered safe havens, they can also be full of potential danger, especially for our pets.

“We see several incidents every week,” said Dr.

Pets and Seizures

Pets and Seizures

We’d like to speak about the dangers of seizures and pets, and it’s such an important topic that we just want to remind owners what to look out for and what to do in case they suspect their pet has had a seizure.

Causes: Animal seizures can be caused by toxins such as secretions from Bufo toads or exposure to snail bait.

MDC Veterinary Technology Program

Miami Veterinary Specialists serves as clinical site for MDC Vet Tech Students
The Miami Dade College Veterinary Technology Program offers an ideal educational experience to the aspiring vet techs of South Florida. Being one of only four fully-accredited programs by the American Veterinary Medical Association in the state, the program’s six-semester course of study was built to “provide the stimulation,

hip replacement

Total Hip Replacement in the Small Breed Dog

Disabling conditions of the hip joint are commonly seen in our canine patients. A variety of conditions exist that produce or lead to severe pain and muscle mass loss of the rear limb. Hip dysplasia, coxofemoral luxation, capital physeal fracture (Salter I-V types), femoral neck fracture, pelvic and acetabular fractures, and avascular necrosis of the femoral head and neck (Legg-Calve-Perthes disease).

Pet Dental Health Month

February is National Pet Dental Health Month

Did you know that along with being American Heart Month for humans, February is also National Pet Dental Health Month?  Sponsored by the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA), this designated month is a reminder to pet owners that brushing their pet’s teeth can result in long-term savings.

While most pet owners stay on top of their pets’ vaccinations and check-ups,

MVS Emergency Radio

Catch us on the radio!

Tune in to a.m. 880 The Biz on January 27

One of our very own emergency veterinarian, Dr. Ivan Perez, will be featured on Tuesday, January 27 on Gray Zone Miami– a.m. 880 The Biz! Be sure to tune in Tuesday morning at about 9:15 a.m. to learn about How to Prevent a Pet Emergency.

the Zoo Day

Happy Visit the Zoo Day!

December 27th is Visit The Zoo Day! Take advantage of this day to have fantastic family fun while supporting some of our local zoos, such as Zoo Miami and Jungle Island. Elephants, lions, crocodiles, and orangutans are just a few of the many animals you could see during your visit.

Peanut and Pumpkin are Jungle Island’s very own miracle orangutan babies –they’re fraternal twins,