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Our Apple Valley veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Dog Dental Care - How to Properly Care for Your Dog's Teeth

Dog Dental Care - How to Properly Care for Your Dog's Teeth

Tooth decay and gum disease are just as much issues for dogs as they are for people. Because of this, caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Here, our Apple Valley vets share some advice on how to maintain your dog's oral health, both professionally and at home.

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Managing Pain in Dogs After Neutering

Managing Pain in Dogs After Neutering

Our Apple Valley vets know that making the decision to have your dog neutered or spayed can be an emotional one for pet owners. But, it's important to remember that these surgeries are relatively routine for your vet and quite easy for your pup to recovery from.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: When & What To Know

Getting Your Cat Fixed: When & What To Know

If you've recently adopted a new cat or kitten, you may be wondering when the right time is to have your feline friend fixed. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain why having your cat neutered or spayed is beneficial for both you pet and your community.

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Which is better, laser or traditional spay?

Which is better, laser or traditional spay?

If are are preparing to have your female cat or dog spayed, you might be wondering whether or not you should search out a vet who performs laser spaying. Here, our Apple Valley vets share more about traditional spay techniques versus laser spaying.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Having your pup spayed or neutered prevents unwanted pregnancies and litters and also curbs undesirable behaviors. These procedures can even reduce the risk of certain diseases in your dog. Here, our Apple Valley vets walk you through what you need to know about having your puppy undergo one of these procedures. 

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Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101

Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101

Are you wondering what neutering or spaying your dog actually entails? When you should have it done? Or what risks are involved in the procedure? Here, our Apple Valley vets help you understand the basics of these surgical procedures.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Apple Valley. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Apple Valley vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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Caring for Pets in Apple Valley

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