Pet Health

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Dental Care for Cats

Brushing your cat’s teeth might seem like a daunting task but it’s essential to keeping your cat healthy.

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Epilepsy in Dogs

Get insights into seizures, why they happen, how they’re diagnosed, and treatment options.

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Ear Infections in Cats

Ear infections are one of the most common ailments for cats. Luckily, they can usually be treated easily if you spot the signs early.

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Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) in Dogs & Puppies

Urinary Tract Infections (UTIs) can be painful for your dog. Learn the signs of a UTI so you can get your pup treated ASAP.

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Minimizing Hairballs in Cats

Hairballs—yuck! While you can’t prevent cat hairballs altogether, there are ways to minimize them. Find out what hairball remedy might be right for your feline.

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Dogs and Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD)

Intervertebral disc disease is a fairly common spinal problem for dogs, but many pet parents may not be aware of the disease or its symptoms.

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Symptoms of Arthritis in Dogs

Don’t let arthritis slow your dog down! Learn about the signs of canine arthritis and treatment options that are available.

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The Skinny on Weight Loss in Cats

Find out how to identify weight loss in cats, along with treatment options and healthy weight tips.

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What is Bloat in Dogs?

Bloating in dogs can be serious. Learn how to prevent bloat in dogs and how to recognize the symptoms of bloat in dogs early on.

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Signs of Arthritis in Cats

Cat arthritis can slow your cat down. Learn about the signs of arthritis in cats and the treatment options available to your feline.

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Your Pet’s First Vet Visit

Start your cat or dog off on the right paw! Find out everything you need to know for before, during, and after your pet’s first visit to the veterinarian.

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Bone Cancer in Dogs

Recognize signs of Osteosarcoma, commonly known as bone cancer, in dogs early on and know your dog cancer treatment options..

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Kidney Disease in Cats

What causes kidney disease in cats? Learn about the causes, symptoms and available treatment options for cat kidney disease.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Cats

Thankfully, cat inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) is treatable. Learn to recognize the symptoms and about different treatment options.

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Can Dogs Get Skin Cancer?

Dog skin cancer varies. Learn about dog melanoma, mast cell tumors in dogs, and what bumps on a dog’s skin you shouldn’t worry about.

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Upper Respiratory Infection in Cats

Can cats get colds? Find out the answer and learn more about upper respiratory infections in cats from our veterinary expert Dr. Mary Beth Leininger.

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Pet Allergies and Hypoallergenic Pets

Both pets and humans are susceptible to allergies. Learn how to spot the symptoms in your four-legged pal, and how to alleviate your own suffering.

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Heartworm: Symptoms and Treatment

Get the facts on dogs and Heartworm Disease from Dr. Mary Beth Leininger, past President of the American Veterinary Medical Association (AVMA) and our current VP of Veterinary Relations.

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Can Dogs Get Pink Eye?

Conjunctivitis, or pink eye, can be passed from human to dog and back again. Learn more about the symptoms, treatment options, and how to prevent this type of eye infection.

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Common Skin Problems in Cats

Here’s what you need to know about the top skin problems in cats, including signs and types of treatments.

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Common Skin Problems in Dogs

Here’s what you need to know about the top skin problems in dogs, including signs and types of treatments.

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Signs of Lymphoma in Dogs

Lymphoma is the most common type of cancer found in dogs. Learn more about the clinical signs and treatment options.

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats: Symptoms & Treatment

Hyperthyroidism is a common disease in cats. Here’s what you should know about the symptoms and treatments.

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