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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

While uncommon, your cat may experience injury to their ears that result in hematomas. Today, our Corpus Christi vets discuss ear hematomas in cats and everything you need to know about surgery to treat this condition.

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Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworms cause gastrointestinal upset in otherwise healthy adult dogs but can be fatal for puppies. Today, our Corpus Christi vets share facts about hookworms in dogs and how these problematic parasites can be treated or prevented.

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Cancer in Dogs

Cancer in Dogs

Dogs can be very good at hiding their pain. If your dog has been diagnosed with cancer, detecting and treating pain quickly are especially important. Today our Riverside Veterinary Clinic vets share the signs of cancer pain to watch for in your dog, and how cancer pain in dogs can be treated.

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IBD in Cats

IBD in Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can affect your cat’s digestion, appetite, and quality of life. It can also be challenging to diagnose. Today our Riverside Veterinary Clinic vets explain more about IBD in cats, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.

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Pneumonia in dogs - Cause, Prognosis and Recovery

Pneumonia in dogs - Cause, Prognosis and Recovery

Although it's not a condition that most pet parents think about, dogs like people can develop pneumonia. Pneumonia in dogs can be a serious health concern, however, treatment is available and most dogs recover well. Here our Riverside Veterinary Clinic vets share some of the symptoms of pneumonia in dogs, and how this condition is treated.

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Tick Fever in Dogs

Tick Fever in Dogs

Tick fever is a condition seen in dogs caused by the Rickettsia rickettsii bacteria which (in the US) is spread primarily through the bite of an infected American dog tick, Rocky Mountain wood tick, or brown dog tick. Today our Corpus Christi vets explain some of the symptoms of tick fever in dogs, and how this condition can be treated.

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Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Dental Hygiene

Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Dental Hygiene

Many of us know the pain and discomfort of dental health problems such as tooth decay and gum disease, but pet parents are often unaware that their feline friend could be suffering from similar, painful dental health issues. Our Corpus Christi veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, some of the most common dental diseases in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Hip dysplasia is a condition characterized by the abnormal formation of one or both of your dog's hips leading to pain when exercising or changing position. Learn more from our Corpus Christi vets about hip dysplasia, its symptoms, and the surgeries used to treat this condition.

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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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