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Do you have an overweight cat?

Do you have an overweight cat?

You may think of your cat as just cuddly but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's overall health and longevity. In today's blog our Tuscon vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight. 

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Is my dog overweight? Here's How You Can Tell

Is my dog overweight? Here's How You Can Tell

Our veterinary specialists use our in-house MRI to help diagnose serious health issues in dogs from a ruptured cruciate ligament to brain tumors. Today our vets explain why MRI scans are helpful, and the conditions this technology can help diagnose.

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MRIs for Dogs - How They Can Help

MRIs for Dogs - How They Can Help

Our veterinary specialists use our in-house MRI to help diagnose serious health issues in dogs from a ruptured cruciate ligament to brain tumors. Today our vets explain why MRI scans are helpful, and the conditions this technology can help diagnose.

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About Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

About Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs

For dogs across the US tick borne diseases are a very real and serious health concern. Symptoms of these diseases can be painful and drain the energy right out of your pup. Below our Tucson vets share more about how tick borne illness could affect your dog.

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What to Expect When You Take Your Dog For an X-Ray

What to Expect When You Take Your Dog For an X-Ray

If your dog is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) you may be wondering how the appointment will work and how you can prepare. Below our Tuscon vets share what you can expect when you take your dog for an x-ray.

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Hypothyroidism in Cats - Signs of an Underactive Thyroid

Hypothyroidism in Cats - Signs of an Underactive Thyroid

While the words hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism look similar, and can cause confusion for concerned pet parents, these conditions in cats are very different. In today's post our Tucson vets explain the symptoms and causes of hypothyroidism in cats.

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Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism in Dogs & How it is Treated

Symptoms of Hyperthyroidism in Dogs & How it is Treated

Hyperthyroidism is a relatively rare condition in dogs, when it does occur it can lead to some very serious health concerns for your pooch. In today's post our Tucson vets share some of the most common signs of hyperthyroidism in dogs, and how this condition can be treated.

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Different Options

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Different Options

Hip dysplasia is a painful and debilitating condition that can strike dogs of any breed. If your pup is suffering from hip dysplasia there are a number of surgery options which could help to relieve your dog's painful symptoms and get your pup moving again.

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Diagnosing & Treating Fungal Infections in Dogs

Diagnosing & Treating Fungal Infections in Dogs

There are a number of fungal infections that can affect your canine companion ranging from localized fungal infections which affect the dog's skin to systematic fungal infections that invade your pup's body affecting their lungs, bones or eyes. Today our Tucson veterinary specialists explain more about fungal infections in dogs.

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TPLO Surgery To Treat Dogs with Torn Cruciate Ligament

TPLO Surgery To Treat Dogs with Torn Cruciate Ligament

Your dog's cranial cruciate ligament acts much the same as a human's ACL and helps your pup's knee to function correctly. If your dog has an injured cruciate ligament your vet may recommend TPLO surgery to help restore your pet's normal mobility.

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