Pet Care Tips

Everything You Should Know About Getting Your Dog Fixed

Everything You Should Know About Getting Your Dog Fixed

Having your dog spayed or neutered prevents unwanted litters, but can also help to curb undesirable behaviors and even reduce the risk of certain diseases. Here, our Edgewater vets share what you need to know about getting your puppy fixed.

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Intestinal Blockage Surgery in Dogs

Intestinal Blockage Surgery in Dogs

If your dog has a habit of chewing and eating everything in sight, you might be concerned about potential intestinal blockages. Our Edgewater vets see this serious condition frequently and if it's not treated quickly it can cause devastating health issues and in some cases, major surgery is required to save your dog's life.

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Helping a Cat Recover From Surgery

Helping a Cat Recover From Surgery

After surgery, it is important to give special attention to your cat's care to avoid re-aggravating the injury. Today, our Edgewater vets discuss strategies to care for a cat recovering from surgery.

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Common Injuries in Dogs & What to Do

Common Injuries in Dogs & What to Do

Your dog is likely to be injured at least once or twice during its lifetime, mainly because they are so adventurous. Accidents happen, so don't worry, just do your best to plan for them ahead of time. Our Edgewater vets will discuss some of the more common injuries in dogs in this blog post.

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Why is my cat breathing so fast and shallow?

Why is my cat breathing so fast and shallow?

If your cat is breathing fast, it’s easy to panic - what could be causing this, and is it an emergency? Our Edgewater vets describe what’s considered rapid breathing, explain symptoms and potential causes, and provide insight on when to call a vet. 

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How to Care for a Dog Wound at Home

How to Care for a Dog Wound at Home

Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but you do need to know how to care for your dog's wounds, and when you should head to the vet. Here, our Edgewater emergency vets provide tips on how to care for your dog's wounds at home.

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Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency & What To Do?

Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency & What To Do?

Spotting blood in your dog’s stool is bound to cause both concern and alarm. Today, our vets in Edgewater share some of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for bloody diarrhea in dogs.

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How to Protect Your Pet from Parasites

How to Protect Your Pet from Parasites

External parasites live on your cat or dog's skin and can create a lot of health problems if they are not properly treated. Our Edgewater vets are here with some tips to help with parasite prevention for your pets. 

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When to Visit an Emergency Vet With Your Cat or Dog

When to Visit an Emergency Vet With Your Cat or Dog

If your pet is unwell or hurt, it can be difficult to tell whether waiting to see your regular vet is ok, or whether you should take them to the emergency vet immediately. Today our Edgewater vets share 5 signs that your pet may need emergency vet care.

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Dog Worms: How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

Dog Worms: How to Get Rid of Worms in Dogs

Dogs of every age, breed, and lifestyle are at risk of getting worms. Most worms are invisible to the human eye and can only be detected with a fecal exam at your veterinarian's office. Today, our Edgewater vets discuss the types of worms dogs can get, their signs, and how they can be treated. 

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