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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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How to Bathe a Cat & How Often You Should Do It

Most cats do a reasonably good job of cleaning themselves on a daily basis. That said, sometimes you'll need to bathe your kitty. Our PetVet Care Centers veterinary team discusses bathing your cat.

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How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

No matter the type, worms in dogs are unpleasant to deal with. In this post, our PetVet Care Centers member vets list common types of worms in dogs, how they can be prevented, signs of worms, and how they are diagnosed.

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Why It's Important to Vaccinate Your Indoor Cat

Our PetVet Care Centers member vets provide insights and advice on why it’s important to have your cat vaccinated even if they stay indoors. 

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

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

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

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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