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What You Should Know About Dog ACL Surgery

What You Should Know About Dog ACL Surgery

While the cranial cruciate ligament or CCL on dogs is commonly referred to as the ACL or just cruciate, they all speak of the same bit of tissue that joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee. Today, our Sacramento vets discuss ACL injuries and the three main types of ACL surgery for dogs.  

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What Pet Parents Should Know About the Rabies Vaccine

What Pet Parents Should Know About the Rabies Vaccine

You may have heard your pet should have the rabies vaccine, but how much do you know about it? Our Sacramento vets discuss why the rabies vaccine should be administered to cats and dogs, when and how often, potential side effects and other facts about these dog and cat vaccinations. 

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs - Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

Cushing's Disease in Dogs - Cause, Symptoms and Treatment

If your dog experiences the symptoms of Cushing's disease, it can cause severe and potentially life-threatening complications. Our Sacramento vets discuss the causes Cushing's disease in dogs, as well as the frequently seen symptoms and how it can be treated.

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Symptoms, Causes & Treatment of Anemia in Dogs

Symptoms, Causes & Treatment of Anemia in Dogs

While we always hope that our pets will stay happy and healthy, sometimes they may be affected by a variety of conditions. One condition that could affect your dog is anemia. Today our Sacramento vets discuss the various types of anemia in dogs, what the most common symptoms and causes are as well as how they can be treated.

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Anaplasmosis in Dogs, Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Anaplasmosis is a serious disease that is spread by the black-legged deer tick which can be found all across the US. Today, our Sacramento vets discuss what anaplasmosis in dogs is and how it is transmitted along with information about the treatment and prevention of this disease.

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5 Most Common Heart Diseases in Small Animals

5 Most Common Heart Diseases in Small Animals

Your pet's heart is vital to the everyday functions of their entire body so it is important that it works as it should. Unfortunately, pets can occasionally experience conditions that may affect the overall function of their heart. In today's post, our small animal internal medicine vets in Sacramento discuss a few of the most common heart conditions that we see in pets.

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5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog's Teeth Clean & Provide Proper Dental Care

5 Easy Ways to Keep Your Dog's Teeth Clean & Provide Proper Dental Care

Just as with humans, animals and pets such as our dogs require routine dental cleaning care in order to keep their mouths clean and healthy. Today, our Sacramento vets explain how to properly clean your dog's mouth and teeth as well as how to provide proper dental care. 

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Pneumonia in cats

Pneumonia in cats

There are various conditions that may cause the symptoms of pneumonia and breathing difficulties in cats. Today, our Sacramento vets discuss the causes and symptoms of pneumonia in cats as well as how it is treated.

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs

Anaplasmosis in Dogs

In the US ticks are a common carrier and transmitter of various diseases. Anaplasmosis is one of the diseases commonly spread by the black-legged deer tick. Today, our Sacramento vets share the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs as well as how it is typically diagnosed and treated.

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Cat Dental Surgery: When Tooth Extractions Are Necessary

Cat Dental Surgery: When Tooth Extractions Are Necessary

While routine care and prevention should always be first and foremost for your cat's oral care, circumstances may arise that require a tooth extraction. Today, our Sacramento cat dentists discuss what happens during cat dental surgery and why tooth extractions may be necessary.

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