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Our Citrus Heights veterinarians are committed to helping pet parents provide their four-legged friends with everything they need for a long and healthy life. Our blogs are filled with tips and advice to help you keep your pets looking and feeling great.

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Why Does My Cat's Breath Smell Bad?

Why Does My Cat's Breath Smell Bad?

Cats love to snuggle, and most of the time you like it too. Except if your cat is experiencing terrible-smelling breath or other oral concerns. Our Citrus Heights vets discuss the reasons for bad breath in cats and how you can help to resolve this issue and get back to cuddling your feline friend.

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Dog Cavity: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Dog Cavity: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

If your dog begins to experience dental pain and shows signs of discomfort in their mouth then they may be suffering from a cavity. Here, our Citrus Heights vets share some information about how your dog can develop a cavity, what the symptoms are and what treatments your vet may recommend.

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Dental Disease: Oral Health Problems in Cats

Dental Disease: Oral Health Problems in Cats

Much like people, cats can suffer from painful dental health issues due to injury or poor oral hygiene. But what exactly is good oral hygiene for cats and what sort of dental care do cats need? Our Citrus Heights vets explain how to clean your cat's mouth and keep their teeth healthy.

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Ear Mites in Cats: Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Treatment & Prevention

Ear mites are an easily transmitted parasite that affects our beloved pets causing them great discomfort. Today our Citrus Heights vets discuss ear mites in cats, what treatment is used and how you can help prevent them from infesting your pet's ears.

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Indoor Cat Vaccines: When Your Kitten Should Get Their Shots

Indoor Cat Vaccines: When Your Kitten Should Get Their Shots

If you have an indoor cat then you may be wondering if you even need to have them vaccinated, you do keep them away from outdoor animals after all. But it may surprise you to know that the risk is still there, even if they live inside. Our Citrus Heights vets share some reasons why vaccines are important for indoor cats and when you should bring your kitten for their shots.

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Can a Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

Can a Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

When your dog receives their rabies vaccination it will drastically decrease their odds of contracting this fatal disease, however, the odds will never be zero. Today, our vets in Citrus Heights share some information about the rabies vaccine and answer the question of whether a vaccinated dog can get rabies.

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How to Take Care of a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

How to Take Care of a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

If your dog is approaching their golden years then you may have noticed that they are beginning to show the signs of aging. Today our Citrus Heights vets share some advice on how to take care of your senior dog and help them live comfortably into their golden years.

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Geriatric Pet Care: Weight Loss in Senior Dogs

Geriatric Pet Care: Weight Loss in Senior Dogs

While we are normally concerned with our dogs becoming overweight, as they become older senior dogs some canines start to lose weight. Here, Our Citrus Heights vets discuss geriatric pet care and what to watch for with weight loss in senior dogs.

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Cat Care: Stopping Your Cat From Jumping After Surgery

Cat Care: Stopping Your Cat From Jumping After Surgery

Sometimes cats have accidents that may result in injuries or conditions that require surgical intervention. While the surgery will typically go smoothly, how can you help ensure that recovery is also successful? In today's post, our Citrus Heights vets share some ways that you can help stop your cat from jumping during recovery and tips to help make post-surgery cat care a breeze.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs

Did you know that humans aren't the only ones that can experience anxiety or depression? Here, our Citrus Heights vets share discuss what the symptoms of anxiety and depression in dogs are and how you can help treat them.

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