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Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

When your cat's tummy isn't feeling great it can lead to uncomfortable symptoms that can quickly become dangerous. Our veterinarians in Sacramento share some of the potential causes of diarrhea in cats and when it may become a serious concern requiring urgent veterinary care.

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Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

When puppies are teething, they will find anything and everything they can to sink their teeth into. This isn't to cause mischief. It's just their way of relieving the pain caused when the new teeth break through the gums. Today, our Sacramento vets talk about teething in puppies and what you can do to help ease some of the pain felt by your puppy as they teethe.

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Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Pests among pets can be fairly common. One of the most common are tiny mites that live inside the folds of your pet's ears. Here, our Sacramento vets discuss the causes of ear mites in cats, the symptoms they may experience, and how they can be treated.

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Rabies in Cats: Signs & Symptoms

Rabies in Cats: Signs & Symptoms

Rabies is a deadly virus that commonly affects animals across the United States. While this disease is serious and untreatable, it is also preventable. Here, our Sacramento vets talk about rabies in cats, preventing this disease, and how to tell if a cat has rabies.

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Cat Parvovirus Symptoms

Cat Parvovirus Symptoms

As pet parents, it's our job to protect our feline friends against a number of preventable, yet serious diseases such as parvo. Our Sacramento vets talk about the effects of parvovirus on cats, the symptoms and how vaccinations can help to keep them safe and healthy.

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High Blood Pressure in Dogs

High Blood Pressure in Dogs

While it may not be common, it is possible for our canine companions to develop hypertension (high blood pressure). Here, our Sacramento vets talk about the causes or high blood pressure in dogs, the symptoms to watch for and how it can be treated.

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Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Much like people, cats can suffer from painful dental health issues due to injury or poor oral hygiene. But what exactly is good oral hygiene for cats and what sort of dental care do cats need? Our Sacramento vets explain how to clean your cat's mouth and keep their teeth healthy.

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Signs of Pain or Discomfort in Dogs

Signs of Pain or Discomfort in Dogs

It can be heartbreaking for any pet parent when your dog is sick or hurt and experiencing pain. Today, our Sacramento vets talk about the signs of pain or discomfort in dogs, the different types of pain and how your pup can be treated.

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Hookworms in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworms in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

While hookworms may only cause uncomfortable gastric distress in adult dogs, this parasitic infection can cause death in younger puppies. Here, our vets in Sacramento talk about what hookworms are and how a dog may become infected as well as the treatment options.

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Art of Raising a Puppy: First Year Guide

Art of Raising a Puppy: First Year Guide

While adding a puppy to your home and family will be a great joy, there will still be a number of expectations to consider. Today, our Sacramento vets share some information that can be helpful in raising a puppy through the first year of their life.

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