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Simple Ways to Keep Your Dog’s Coat Shiny & Healthy

Your dog's coat is an important aspect of their overall physical health. So, how can you keep it healthy and shiny? Our PetVet Care Centers member vets offer some practical tips for dog coat care and maintenance in this post. 

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Equine Influenza: Symptoms & Treatment of the Flu in Horses

Equine influenza, or the "horse flu," is a highly contagious upper respiratory disease that can cause serious secondary infections, especially in foals. Today, our PetVet Care Centers member vets discuss what symptoms to watch for and how to treat a horse with influenza.

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How to Get Rid of Fleas on Cats

Fleas may be tiny but they can make your cat miserable! If your feline friend is being tormented by fleas, our PetVet Care Centers veterinary team has some advice on how to get rid of them, along with how to prevent your cat from getting fleas in the future. 

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Conjunctivitis in Dogs

Conjunctivitis is an uncomfortable eye condition that, if left untreated, can cause damage to your dog's eyes. Here, our PetVet Care Centers veterinary team shares some of the common causes, symptoms and treatments for this condition in dogs.

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My dog's dry heaving - what should I do?

Is your dog going through the motions and sounds of vomiting, but nothing is coming out? Here, our PetVet Care Centers member vets explain dry heaving in dogs, what may be causing your dog to dry heave, and what to do next.

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Tick Disease in Dogs - Ehrlichiosis

Ehrlichiosis is a serious tick-borne disease seen in dogs across the Southeastern and Southwestern United States. Early treatment is critical to preventing this condition from reaching its more severe stages. In today's post, our PetVet Care Centers veterinary team explains the stages, symptoms and treatments for ehrlichiosis in dogs.

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Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder stones can cause your dog to have problems urinating and may even become life-threatening if they completely block the bladder. In this post, our PetVet Care Centers member vets explain what you should know about bladder stones in dogs. 

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Matted Cat Fur: How to Remove Matted Cat Hair

How do cats self-groom? What causes matted cat fur? How can a cat be de-matted? Do cats ever need to be shaved? Vets from our PetVet Care Centers member hospitals share how matted fur can be prevented and when a matted cat should see a groomer.

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Cat Wound Care 101: The Complete Guide

Cats can sometimes sustain wounds or injuries while exploring their environment. Today, our PetVet Care Centers member vets list common causes of wounds in cats, how to care for a cat wound, and when to take your kitty to see a veterinarian. 

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Freshwater Angelfish Care

Of the more than 1,300 species of Cichlidae, the freshwater angelfish ranks as the favorite for people looking to keep fish as pets. This beautiful species of fish is loved by many for its long elegant fins and feisty personality. Today our PetVet Care Centers member vets share tips on caring for your freshwater angelfish.

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