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C-Section Surgery & How To Care For Your Dog Post-Op

C-Section Surgery & How To Care For Your Dog Post-Op

Labor and delivery in dogs can usually happen without a hitch, unfortunately, there may be some situations where your dog will need some help delivering. Today, our Citrus Heights veterinary surgeons share some information about c-section surgery for dogs and what to expect during and after the procedure.

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Anal Sac Disease in Dogs

Anal Sac Disease in Dogs

Have you been noticing that your dog is finding it difficult to pass stools or has been displaying abnormal behavior? They could be experiencing anal sac disease. Today our Citrus Heights vets discuss what anal sac disease is as well as the causes, symptoms and treatment in dogs.

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Why Dogs Eat Grass

Why Dogs Eat Grass

Although it may be strange to us, our dogs may occasionally eat things other than food. Today, our Citrus Heights vets answer the question of why our dogs eat grass and whether it is safe for them or not.

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Plaque and tartar buildup in dogs: What is it and what can you do about it?

Plaque and tartar buildup in dogs: What is it and what can you do about it?

Dental disease is a widespread issue among dogs. If left untreated dental decay can cause serious health conditions. Our vets in Citrus Heights talk about plaque and tartar buildup in dogs, how it forms and what you can do about it. 

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Toxoplasma Gondii: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Toxoplasma Gondii: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Toxoplasma gondii is a type of protozoan parasite that is related to the coccidian protozoa. This parasite thrives in cats but can also affect dogs and people. Our Citrus Heights vets discuss the causes of Toxoplasma gondii as well as the symptoms and treatment available. 

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6 Easy Ways That You Can Keep Your Dog Healthy

6 Easy Ways That You Can Keep Your Dog Healthy

While owning a dog can be fun for you and your entire family, you also will want to make sure that it always receives the care that it needs to ensure that they live a long and healthy life. Here, our veterinarians in Citrus Heights mention some of the key things you can do to keep your dog healthy.

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Pet Care Tips

Pet Care Tips

Your pet means the world to you and you will always do everything you can to keep them safe, happy and healthy. Our Citrus Heights vets offer pet care tips that can help you to provide lifelong care to your companions.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is an extremely serious condition that is spread by the bite of infected mosquitos. Typically fatal once detectable symptoms occur, this condition can easily be prevented. Our Citrus Heights vets explain more about symptoms of heartworm and how to protect your pet.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks spread disease and pose a serious threat to the health of pets and people in Citrus Heights and beyond. Today, our veterinary team explains how these problematic parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets.  

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas may be tiny but they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Citrus Heights vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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