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Dog Dental Care: How to Care For Your Dog's Teeth

Posted in Dogs, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips, Prevention

Your pup's oral health impacts their overall health. That is why it's key that you help to ensure your dog's teeth and gums remain clean and healthy. Here, our PetVet Care Centers member vets share some of the ways you can help to keep your pup's mouth in good condition. 

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Dogs with Enlarged Hearts (Dilated Cardiomyopathy): Causes, Treatments and Symptoms

Posted in Dogs, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips

An enlarged heart in a dog, also known as dilated cardiomyopathy, is a condition with many possible causes and potentially severe effects. Here, our PetVet Care Centers veterinary team will walk you through this serious condition’s causes, symptoms and treatments.

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What To Do If Your Dog Has a Cut Paw

Posted in Dogs, Health, Injury, Pet Care Tips

While the pads of your dog's paws are much tougher than the bottoms of your feet, they can still suffer from cuts and other injuries. Our PetVet Care Centers member vets explain what you should do if your dog has a cut paw.

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Can a vaccinated dog get rabies?

Posted in Dogs, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips, Prevention, Vaccines

While the chances of a vaccinated dog contracting rabies are low, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. Today, our PetVet Care Centers member vets discuss rabies and what to do if you suspect your dog might have been exposed to this serious disease. 

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Everything You Need to Know About Parvo in Dogs

Posted in Dogs, Emergency, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips

Parvovirus is an extremely contagious, life-threatening condition that spreads among dogs or through contact with contaminated items including toys and bowls. Today our PetVet Care Centers member vets discuss the facts about parvovirus that all dog parents should be aware of.

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Why is My Dog Sneezing?

Posted in Dogs, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips

Dogs can sneeze for various reasons such as inhaling something irritating, allergies, or a more concerning problem. Here, our PetVet Care Centers vets discuss some of the most common causes of sneezing in dogs, as well as when you should call a veterinarian.

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DCM in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Posted in Dogs, Emergency, Health, Illness/Disease, Injury, Pet Care Tips, Specialty

Dilated cardiomyopathy (an enlarged heart) in a dog can have numerous potential causes and many severe side effects. Here, our PetVet Care Centers member vets list the causes of this serious condition, symptoms and treatment options. 

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Do you have an overweight dog? Here's How to Tell

Posted in Dogs, Eating/Chewing, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips

Seeing your dog every day can mean that you fail to notice when your pup starts putting on weight, but carrying just a few extra pounds can affect your dog's health and longevity. Here our PetVet Care Centers member vets share some ways to tell if your dog may be overweight, and what you should do.

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Signs of Joint Pain in Dogs: Types, Causes and Treatment

Posted in Dogs, Health, Illness/Disease, Pet Care Tips

It may be difficult to notice your dog is experiencing joint pain unless you know what to look for. Here, our PetVet Care Centers member vets walk you through joint pain in dogs, including its types, causes and treatments. 

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TPLO in Dogs for Torn Cruciate Ligament

Posted in Pet Care Tips, Dogs, Specialty, Injury, Health

One of the most common reasons that a dog takes a trip to our surgery department is for lameness or limping on one of their rear legs. While there are always other conditions or diseases to rule out, a torn CrCL (cranial cruciate ligament) is the most common cause. Here, our PetVet Care Centers member vets explain.

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