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  • To stay or not to stay.. that is the question

    Dec 11 2018

    Angel was born at this clinic.. right here in this room. Mrs. L has witnessed her birth, a tiny ball of fur, fluid and first breath hollering. Angel was hand…

  • Case Study 5: Before and After

    Oct 22 2018

    This patient had severe dental tartar and gingivitis. In the before image, you can see bleeding gums and black calculus. We ultrasonically scaled the teeth, including under the gum, polished…

  • Wishing dogs lived longer..

    Jun 26 2018

    If there was one thing I’d change about dogs is their accelerated lifespan. First, you get a pup and you are like parents.. Nurturing, raising, teaching, correcting. Couple of years…

  • Canine Influenza H3N2

    Aug 10 2017

    September 27, 2017. According to the State Veterinarian office, Shelby county currently has no reported cases of canine flu. We still recommend the vaccine for dogs at high risk (traveling,…

  • How to Evaluate Cosmetic Otoplasty (Ear Crop)

    Dec 24 2016

    How To Evaluate Cosmetic Otoplasty by Yelena Lapova, DVM, BS January 17, 2017 Ears, ears, ears. They can make or break the look of a traditionally cropped breeds like Doberman,…

  • We Are Pet Owners Too!

    Jun 02 2016

    Every one of us at RBAH is a Pet Owner – just like you! We go through the same joys and struggles you do. Don’t hesitate to ask us questions!…

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    Discolored Teeth

    Aug 25 2015

    Pulpitis by definition is inflammation of the tooth pulp. The pulp is the inner part of the tooth that consists of blood vessels, nerve endings, lymphatics, and connective tissues. In pets…

  • Spay and Neuter is the Law

    Oct 14 2014

    Did you know that Memphis, TN has a city wide ordinance that requires all non-breeding Pets to be spayed and neutered to reduce the overpopulation and high shelter euthanasia rates?…

  • Case Study 4: “Charlie”

    Mar 28 2014

    Another great dental case that illustrates the importance of dental x-rays. This is Charlie, and he genetically had numerous retained baby teeth! If you look at his teeth, everything looks…

  • Case Study 3: “Boo”

    Feb 26 2014

    There are many health concerns (other than tartar and bad breath) that involve the mouth. Oral tumors do occur in dogs and cats. Not all pets are willing to allow…