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Tularemia 'Rabbit Fever' in Dogs

Tularemia or 'Rabbit Fever' is a bacterial disease that is typically mild in healthy dogs, but can be deadly for pets that are immune compromised. Today our vets share a few facts about tularemia.

What causes seizures in dogs ?

There are a number of reasons that your dog may have a seizure. Our vets share some of the reasons that dogs have seizures, and what you should do if your dog has a seizure.

Signs Your Pet Needs Emergency Vet Care

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. 

Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching, & Other Skin Conditions

Itching, scratching, and licking are signs your dog has a condition known as dermatitis. Find out what might be causing the skin problems, and how you can help treat them.

10 Veterinary Emergencies That Can't Wait

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. 

Cancer in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

Our vets know that finding a lump on your canine friend can be very worrying. While many lumps are not cancer related, there are a number of cancers which are common in dogs and it can be helpful to watch for the signs of this serious disease.

Blindness & Visual Impairment in Dogs

Like their people, many dogs suffer from loss of vision as they get older, or as a result of other underlying health issues or injury. Today our vets share a few of the signs that your dog may be struggling with blindness or vision loss.

Should I microchip my dog?

Microchipping your dog can increase the chances that they are found if they get lost. Read on to learn more about the benefits of microchipping.


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