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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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Parainfluenza in Dogs

Parainfluenza in Dogs

Canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV) is is the cause of respiratory conditions among dogs worldwide. It is very contagious and can quickly infect a group of dogs. Today, our Sacramento vets share some of the symptoms of parainfluenza in dogs and how it can be diagnosed, treated and even prevented.

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Dog Parvovirus

Dog Parvovirus

What is parvovirus in dogs and how do they get it? Which symptoms should you look for? Can it be treated? Our Sacramento vets share some information about parvovirus in dogs, what the symptoms are and how it can be prevented.

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Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How To Stop Them

Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How To Stop Them

Does your pup drive you mad by chomping on everything in sight? Our vets in Sacramento talk about dog chewing problems, why they do it and what you can do to stop them.

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Does My Indoor Cat Want a Cat Friend?

Does My Indoor Cat Want a Cat Friend?

Although cats have a reputation for being solitary creatures, they are gregarious animals who thrive on building intimate ties with other animals. Today, our Sacramento vets discuss getting a friend for your cat, why they may want another cat around and how to introduce them to each other.

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How Long are Cats Pregnant?

How Long are Cats Pregnant?

If you have a female cat that is still intact and she has access to other male cats then at some point you will most likely be expecting kittens. But what should you know about pregnancy in cats? Our Sacramento vets talk about what happens when your kitty is expecting and how long you cat will be pregnant.

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CT Scans, X Rays and Other Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog or Cat

CT Scans, X Rays and Other Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog or Cat

When your pet is feeling unwell or experiencing an injury then your vet will utilize a variety of tools, such as diagnostic imaging, in order to determine the cause. Our Sacramento vets talk about the types of diagnostic imaging, such as CT scans and x rays and how they help diagnose your cat or dog.

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