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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Laryngitis in your cat, like in people, means that your pet has lost their voice. In cats, this condition is caused by an inflammation of their throat and vocal cords and, most often, is a symptom of an underlying condition. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain what you need to know about cat laryngitis, including: how to identify it, what may be causing it and its treatments.
Your dog's dental care is a critical part of not only their oral health but their general well-being too. Many dogs, however, don't actually get the dental care they need to stay as healthy as possible. Here, our Apple Valley veterinary team guides you through 5 of the reasons dog dental care is so important.