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Common Dog Dental Problems & How Veterinary Dentistry Can Help

Common Dog Dental Problems & How Veterinary Dentistry Can Help

Providing your dog with proper oral care will help protect them from a variety of preventable oral diseases. In today's post, our Sacramento vet dentists discuss some common dog dental problems and how veterinary dentistry can help protect your pup. 

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Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Your cat's oral health is an important part of their overall health and wellness. Even so, most adult cats suffer from dental disease. Our Sacramento vets talk about the signs and causes of dental disease and gingivitis in cats as well as treatment options.

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Cavities in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cavities in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cavities are not just an issue in humans, it is possible for your dog to also suffer from dental issues. Our Sacramento vets discuss cavities in dogs, how to prevent them and what to do if your dog develops one. 

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Dog Dental Care - How to Take Care of Your Dog's Teeth

Dog Dental Care - How to Take Care of Your Dog's Teeth

Taking care of your dog's teeth is important in order to avoid oral health issues such as gum disease and tooth decay. Our vets in Sacramento share insight on how to properly provide dental care for your dog.  

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Giardia in Cats

Giardia in Cats

Giardia is a group of protozoan parasites that are typically found in the stool of your cat and can infect people, as well as dogs and cats, and can cause symptoms such as diarrhea and upset stomach. Our Sacramento vets give insight on how to tell if your cat may be infected with Giardia, and what to do if they are.

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs? Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

What is Kennel Cough in Dogs? Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Is your dog experiencing a dry non-productive cough? Our Sacramento vets share information about the highly contagious Kennel Cough and what to do if your dog is suffering from this respiratory disease. 

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Tips for Keeping Your Dog Healthy

Tips for Keeping Your Dog Healthy

As pet parents, our main goal is always to keep our beloved pups happy and healthy. Here, our Sacramento vets provide some advice on how to keep your dog healthy so they can live their best life.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Sacramento vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and what treatment options exist.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm is no joke, this serious condition can cause heart failure, lung disease, severe organ damage, or even death for pets infested with the elusive parasites. Dogs and cats are both potential hosts for heartworms, though the former are at greater risk from the parasite. In this post, our Sacramento vets espouse the virtues of preventive medicine against heartworms and similar parasites.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Sacramento vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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