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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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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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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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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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Dogs Stung By Bees: What Do I Need To Do?

Posted in Pet Care Tips, Dogs, Injury, Allergies

If you think your dog has been stung by a bee it is important to monitor them for an allergic reaction, which would require immediate veterinary care. In most cases, dogs should begin to feel better within a few hours after a bee sting, and you can focus on making them more comfortable. 

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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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