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Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Puppy teething can be a trying time for pet parents. Pain caused by teething often leads our adorable companions to chew on things they shouldn't - like your favorite pair of shoes for example. Here are a few suggestions from our Corpus Christi vets on how you can help relieve your puppy's pain and get you both through this difficult stage.

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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad breath is quite common in our canine companions — especially as they grow older — and can be a sign of serious health issues in your pooch. Here, our Corpus Christi vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.

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Cat Tooth Extractions: What to Expect & What to Watch For

Cat Tooth Extractions: What to Expect & What to Watch For

There may be times that your cat has experienced dental damage or decay that is beyond repair and needs to be addressed immediately. Here, our Corpus Christi vet dentists discuss the reasons that your cat may need a tooth removed and what you can expect if they require tooth extraction surgery. 

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Common dental problems in cats

Common dental problems in cats

Just like humans, our feline friends can develop dental conditions and diseases that cause them discomfort or pain. Here, our Corpus Christi veterinary team discusses 7 types of dental diseases in cats, how to identify them, and prevention.

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How Often Do You Take a Dog to the Vet?

How Often Do You Take a Dog to the Vet?

You love your pup and want to give them their best chance at a long and happy life, that's where regular preventive veterinary care comes in. But exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our Corpus Christi vets will explain.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Corpus Christi vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy. 

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Introducing A Second Dog

Introducing A Second Dog

Adding a second dog to your household may yield benefits for you and your dog! That said, there are some things to consider before bringing a second dog home to your family. Our Corpus Christi vets will explain more about adding a second dog to your family.

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How Often Do You Take a Cat to the Vet?

How Often Do You Take a Cat to the Vet?

Now that you have your new kitten you may have a lot of questions and may want to know how often you need to take them to see the vet. Our Riverside Veterinary Clinic vets will provide you will information on how often your kitten, adult cat, and senior cat to the vet and what will be done during those visits.

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Does My Indoor Cat Need A Friend?

Does My Indoor Cat Need A Friend?

Although cats have a reputation for being loners, they are sociable creatures that thrive on building intimate ties with other animals. Today, our Corpus Christi vets discuss getting another cat if you already have one, and how to introduce them to each other.

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Routine Exams: Why are regular vet checkups important?

Routine Exams: Why are regular vet checkups important?

During routine exams, your vet will check for early symptoms of illness, internal damage, and other serious conditions that should be addressed. Our vets in Corpus Christi explain why regular veterinary checkups are essential.

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