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Our Tucson veterinarians share information, valuable tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

What is IVDD in dogs, and how is it treated?

What is IVDD in dogs, and how is it treated?

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a degenerative disease that can affect your dog's spinal cord and causes a range of painful mobility issues. Today our Tucson vets explain more about IVDD in dogs and how it is treated.

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Veterinary Shortages During Covid

Veterinary Shortages During Covid

In 2020 the world entered a global pandemic due to the Covid 19 Coronavirus, as a result, more people are staying home alone (or with their families). They are also adopting more pets than before, putting a strain on the veterinary industry. The Tucson vets explain more on this subject.

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Ehrlichiosis in Dogs - Treatment & Prognosis

Ehrlichiosis in Dogs - Treatment & Prognosis

Ehrlichiosis is a serious tick borne disease seen in dogs throughout the Southeastern and Southwestern United States. In today's post our Tucson vets explain the symptoms, treatment and prognosis for dogs with ehrlichiosis. 

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Heatstroke in Cats & Dogs

Heatstroke in Cats & Dogs

The summer months can get very hot and this can put your pet at risk for heatstroke. Today our Tucson vets talk about the signs and symptoms of heatstroke in cats and dogs and how you can help.

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BBQ for Dogs & Cats | Safety Tips, What Dogs & Cats Can Eat

BBQ for Dogs & Cats | Safety Tips, What Dogs & Cats Can Eat

The sun is out and the weather is warm, what a great time to be outside especially to enjoy some delicious BBQ! What makes it more fun is having your beloved cat or dog out in the yard for the fun as well. Our Tucson vets are here to talk to you about the bbq foods you can feed your pet and how you can keep your cat or dog safe around the grill.

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Cat Glaucoma - Symptoms & What to Do

Cat Glaucoma - Symptoms & What to Do

Glaucoma is a painful eye condition that can affect our feline friends as well as humans and other animals. Glaucoma in cats can strike suddenly and quickly lead to blindness if left untreated. Our Tucson emergency vets explain more about the signs and treatments for cat glaucoma.

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Common Eye Problems in Cats

Common Eye Problems in Cats

Eye problems in cats are fairly common and can be caused by a number of different issues. Below, our Tucson vets share 3 conditions that could affect your cat's eyes. 

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What is conjunctivitis in dogs?

What is conjunctivitis in dogs?

Conjunctivitis is an uncomfortable eye condition that can cause damage to your dog's eye(s) if left untreated. In this post, our Tucson vets explain some of the causes of conjunctivitis in dogs, common symptoms, and treatments for this eye condition.

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Cat Eye Watering and Squinting

Cat Eye Watering and Squinting

The moist outer layer on your cat's eye works to wash away dirt and debris. That said, if your cat's eyes have started to tear or water excessively it could be an early sign that there is a problem. Today our Tucson vets explain some of the reasons why your cat's eyes might water.

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What should I do if my dog is bitten by a rattlesnake?

What should I do if my dog is bitten by a rattlesnake?

A rattlesnake bite should always be considered a veterinary emergency. Today our Tucson vets share some facts about rattlesnake bites in dogs, and cautionary measures you can take to help protect your pooch.

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