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

Does your pet have Valley Fever?

Does your pet have Valley Fever?

Valley fever is a condition seen in people, dogs, cats and livestock throughout the Southwestern states but most especially in Arizona. Our Tucson vets explain the symptoms that could indicate that your pet has valley fever.

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How To Spot The Signs Of Joint Pain In Dogs

How To Spot The Signs Of Joint Pain In Dogs

Our Tucson vets see a lot of dogs suffering from joint pain. While joint pain can often be an age-related condition it's important to spot the signs early so that treatment as soon as possible to avoid further complications or worsening symptoms.

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Types of Pneumonia in Cats & Available Treatments

Types of Pneumonia in Cats & Available Treatments

Is your cat experiencing breathing difficulties? It could be pneumonia. Here our veterinary team at Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson explains more about pneumonia in cats, and the symptoms to watch for.

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Vestibular Disease in Dogs - Symptoms & How It's Treated

Vestibular Disease in Dogs - Symptoms & How It's Treated

At Veterinary Specialty Center of Tucson our experienced emergency vets provide treatment information for concerned pet-parents witnessing the symptoms of Vestibular Disease in their dog. Below is more about this common condition, including symptoms and how it is treated.

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What Is Valley Fever?

What Is Valley Fever?

Valley fever is seen in dogs that spend time in the low desert regions of the southwestern United States. Puppies, senior dogs and dogs with a compromised immune system may show symptoms ranging from coughing to painful joints. Our Tucson vets explain more.

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Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Parvovirus is a highly contagious often deadly virus that is spread between dogs through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects such as bowls or toys.  Below our Tucson vets share facts about parvovirus that you need to know to help keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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Vestibular Disease in Cats - Symptoms & Treatments

Vestibular Disease in Cats - Symptoms & Treatments

Is your cat staggering and losing their balance? The vets at our Tucson animal hospital know that witnessing the symptoms of Vestibular Disease in your cat be distressing for pet parents. Today we share the signs of this balance disorder and how vestibular disease in cats is treated.

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Does my pet have a neurological issue?

Does my pet have a neurological issue?

Is your pet staggering, confused or scratching at the air? It could be a sign of a neurological issue. Our Tucson veterinary neurology team shares some common signs of neurological issues in pets.

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Causes of Seizures in Dogs

Causes of Seizures in Dogs

Dogs can experience seizures due to a number of reasons ranging from head injury to heartworm. Here our Tucson vets provide some reasons dogs might have seizures, and what you need to do if your dog experiences one.

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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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