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The Best Exotic Pets And What To Consider Before Getting One

The Best Exotic Pets And What To Consider Before Getting One

Exotic pets, from birds to small mammals, can be excellent pets as long as their owners understand that they have unique needs when to comes to daily care, health needs and nutritional requirements. Here, our Apple Valley vets list some of the most popular exotic pets and explain what to consider before buying one.  

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Routine Vet Exams: Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routine Vet Exams: Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

During a routine exam with your veterinarian, they will check for the early signs and symptoms of illnesses, internal damage and other serious health issues that may be affecting your cat or dog. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain why routinely scheduled veterinary checkups are so important.

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Geriatric Dog Care: The Best Dog Food for Senior Dogs

Geriatric Dog Care: The Best Dog Food for Senior Dogs

As our pet companions grow older, they are likely to find themselves with different dietary requirements or tastes. Here, our Apple Valley vets address your questions about geriatric pet care as well as what the best dog food for older dogs is. 

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What is the DHPP Vaccine for Dogs?

What is the DHPP Vaccine for Dogs?

Getting your puppy vaccinated is the most effective way to protect your dog's health throughout their life. An important vaccine that our Apple Valley vets recommend all puppies be given is the DHPP 5-in-1 vaccination and here's why.

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Diarrhea in Dogs: Common Causes and How To Stop It

Diarrhea in Dogs: Common Causes and How To Stop It

Diarrhea can be a very distressing symptom in your dog when you have to cope with it. If your dog is suffering from diarrhea, chances are you're looking for a cure as fast as possible. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain some of the common causes of diarrhea in dogs and how to put a stop to it.

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Ear Infections in Cats: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Ear Infections in Cats: Causes, Symptoms and Treatments

Ear infections aren't particularly common in cats. But, when they do arise, they can be a sign of underlying health issues that require diligent veterinary attention. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain some of the symptoms, causes and treatments for ear infections in our cat companions.

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Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear Infections in Dogs

Our Apple Valley vets see a lot of ear infections in dogs. If caught early, most dog ear infections are quite easily treated. Here are a few signs that your pooch may have an ear infection and what you should do if your dog has one. 

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5 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Vet

5 Questions You Should Always Ask Your Vet

You should always go to your pet's veterinary checkup prepared with the questions you have for your vet. This way you will know that you are getting all of the information you need to keep your pet healthy. Here are 5 questions you should always ask your vet when you take your pet in for a checkup.

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Is Your Cat Overweight? The Signs & What to Do

Is Your Cat Overweight? The Signs & What to Do

You may just think of your feline friend as extra cuddly rather than overweight, but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to the health, well-being and longevity of your feline friend. Today, our Apple Valley vets explain how you can tell if your cat is overweight. 

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Dog Skin Problems: Why Is My Dog Scratching and Itching?

Dog Skin Problems: Why Is My Dog Scratching and Itching?

Excessive scratching, licking and itching are all signs that your dog may be developing a skin condition called dermatitis. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain what may be causing your dog's skin problems and how you may be able to help them feel better. 

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