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IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) in Cats

IBD (Inflammatory Bowel Disease) in Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can have a large impact on your cat's digestive system and cause pain and discomfort. Today our vets in Citrus Heights discuss the risk factors of IBD in cats, what symptoms to watch out for and how this condition can be managed.

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The Prognosis For Cats With Kidney Failure

The Prognosis For Cats With Kidney Failure

The kidneys perform several essential functions that play a vital role in your cat's health. Today, our Citrus Heights vets explain some of the causes, treatments, and signs of end-stage kidney failure in cats.

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COPD in Dogs: How Is It Treated?

COPD in Dogs: How Is It Treated?

COPD can make breathing difficult for your canine companion. Our Citrus Heights vets review some causes of COPD in dogs, the most common symptoms of the condition and treatment options. 

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Veterinary Dentistry: Cavities in Dogs

Veterinary Dentistry: Cavities in Dogs

Even though dogs don't eat junk food as we do they still need regular dental care to help keep their teeth clean and healthy. Today, our Citrus Heights vets talk about how cavities in dogs develop and the importance of veterinary dentistry to their overall health.

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Hyperthyroidism in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

Hyperthyroidism in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

When a dog's thyroid overproduces the hormones that help regulate systems around the body it can actually have an adverse effect and cause a condition known as hyperthyroidism. In today's post, our Citrus Heights vets explain more about the causes of hyperthyroidism in dogs, the symptoms that appear and how it can be treated.

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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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Vaccinations For Outdoor Cats

Vaccinations For Outdoor Cats

We know that all pet parents want to help protect their furry friends the best they can. Routine preventive care can help ensure the lifelong help of your kitty, especially if they spend time outside. Here, our Citrus Heights vets share the importance of vaccinations for outdoor cats and what shots your cat should have to stay safe.

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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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