Emergency and Specialty Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Lakeshore Veterinary Specialists has been closely monitoring the rapidly changing status of the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic. As recommended by the Wisconsin Department of Health, Lakeshore is taking additional precautionary measures to reduce the risk of the spread of this virus. We are expanding sanitary procedures and implementing social distancing protocols to decrease exposure and contact

Pee-ew! Has your pet been skunked?!

Emergency & Critical Care Recently, our team of emergency and critical care doctors have seen a rise in dogs being sprayed by skunks. Here are some recommendations if your pet ends up in this stinky situation: After exposure, remove as much of the skunk spray as possible by bathing your pet. Some over-the-counter products such

Is Swimming Good for Your Dog?

By Megan Tremelling, DVM Emergency & Critical Care Warm weather is back, and dogs all around Wisconsin agree that the best possible way to enjoy it is to go for a swim in our nearly one million acres of freshwater. If you work in a veterinary clinic, you know when the time has come by