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What is anemia in dogs?

Posted in Dogs, Emergency, Illness/Disease

Rather than a disease, anemia in dogs is a symptom related to a number of possible underlying conditions. Today our PetVet Care Center vets share more about the causes, symptoms and treatments for anemia in dogs.

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IVDD - Intervertebral Disc Disease in Dogs

Posted in Dogs, Emergency, Illness/Disease, Injury

Intervertebral disc disease is a painful, age-related degenerative condition seen in some dog breeds more than others. Our PVCC vets define the disease and explain symptoms, causes and treatment.

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Dehydration in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Posted in Dogs, Emergency, Illness/Disease, Health

Dehydration is a common emergency seen by our vets. Dehydration happens when your dog's body loses more water and electrolytes than they are taking in, subsequently causing severe issues with their internal organs, body temperature, joints, and digestion.

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Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Vet Care

Posted in Pet Care Tips, Dogs, Cats, Emergency

Knowing when your pet is in need of emergency care isn't always obvious. Here, our vets share some of the signs that indicate a trip to the Emergency Vet is necessary. 

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10 Veterinary Emergencies That Can't Wait

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

While no pet owner hopes to ever have to visit a veterinary emergency clinic, sometimes it is unavoidable. Here, our emergency veterinarians shed some light on situations that require immediate attention by a veterinarian. 

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My dog has blood in his poop - what should I do?

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

Our vets know that responsible dog owners spend a lot of time picking up their dog's poop. For that reason, you likely have a pretty good idea of what a normal stool looks like for your dog. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop? 

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Heimlich Maneuver For Dogs: What To Do If My Dog Is Choking

Posted in Pet Care Tips, Dogs, Emergency

Most dogs will chew just about anything - bones, toys, shoes. But what should you do if something gets lodged in your dog's mouth or throat and they start to choke? Here, our emergency vets share what to do in a choking emergency. 

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Dogs & Antifreeze: Should I Go To the Pet ER?

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

Antifreeze poisoning is one of the most common forms of poisoning in dogs because it is commonly found in households. Here, our PetVet Care Centers emergency vets explain why you need to get the vet right away if you think your dog has ingested antifreeze.

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Does my cat have a broken leg? How can I tell if it's serious?

Posted in Pet Care Tips, Cats, Emergency, Injury

Our vets know that whether your cat is an outdoor feline or an indoor friend, accidents can happen. That's why it's important to understand what to look for if you think your cat may have a broken or fractured leg. 

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Plants That Are Toxic to Cats

Posted in Pet Care Tips, Cats, Emergency, Eating/Chewing

Many common houseplants are toxic to cats. If your feline friend decides to nibble on a plant, being able to tell your veterinarian exactly what your cat has eaten will help your vet to provide appropriate treatment as quickly as possible.

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