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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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Ultrasounds for Dogs and Cats: Everything You Need to Know

Ultrasounds for Dogs and Cats: Everything You Need to Know

If you're concerned that your pet might need an ultrasound, let our Apple Valley vets put your mind at ease by answering many common questions and concerns regarding the procedure performed on pets in our in-house veterinary diagnostic lab. 

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Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Cat Eat?

Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Cat Eat?

Our Apple Valley veterinarians know that cats can be very picky eaters. If your cat is refusing to eat, it can often be quite difficult to know why. Here are a few of the reasons why your cat may not be eating and when you should take them into your vet.

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Signs and Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

Signs and Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

When temperatures rise, heatstroke becomes a very real threat to your dog's health, so it's important to know the signs of this potentially deadly condition and what to do if you think your dog has heatstroke. 

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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

Do you find that you recoil from your pup when they come in for a cuddle, or apologize to guests for the smell? Bad breathe is quite common in our canine companions—especially as they grow older—and can be a sign of serious health issues in your pooch. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.

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Cat Dental Care: What Every Owner Should Know

Cat Dental Care: What Every Owner Should Know

Oral health issues can be uncomfortable for our feline friends, just like they are in people. Tooth and general mouth pain may even be severe enough to stop your cat from eating properly! Here, our Apple Valley veterinarians share some ways for you to help keep your cat's mouth clean, healthy and happy throughout their life.

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Detecting and Preventing Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Detecting and Preventing Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Your dog's oral health, in addition to their overall health and well-being, can be seriously impacted by periodontal disease. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain this disease and its symptoms, treatments and causes. Additionally, our vets provide some tips on how to prevent dental health issues. 

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