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Pneumonia In Cats: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Pneumonia In Cats: Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Pneumonia is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur in cats for several reasons. Today our Lafayette vets share more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment for pneumonia in cats. 

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Emergency FAQ

Emergency FAQ

Knowing when your pet needs emergency care isn't always obvious. Here, our Lafayette vets share some of the signs and symptoms that indicate a trip to the emergency vet is necessary. 

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7 Common Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs

7 Common Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs

Heart disease is a common internal medical condition in dogs so pet parents need to be able to spot the signs early, and get the treatment their four-legged friend needs fast. Below, our Lafayette vets discuss common signs of heart disease in dogs.

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Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth resorption in cats is a condition in which the body breaks down and absorbs the structures that support the tooth. Today, our Lafayette vets talk about the symptoms of tooth resorption in cats and how it can be treated.

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How Many Teeth Do Dogs Have?

How Many Teeth Do Dogs Have?

As a pet parent, it is important to keep an eye on your dog's teeth because oral health issues are fairly common in dogs over the age of 3. Our Lafayette vets are here to give you the inside scoop about the number of teeth your dog should have and why they might be losing teeth.

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Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Much like people, cats can suffer from painful dental health issues due to injury or poor oral hygiene. But what exactly is good oral hygiene for cats and what sort of dental care do cats need? Our Lafayette vets explain how to clean your cat's mouth and keep their teeth healthy.

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Dental Implants In Pets

Dental Implants In Pets

It's becoming possible for pets to have dental implants placed, but should they? Do any benefits counteract risks? Our Lafayette vets discuss dental implants for animals today.

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Entropion Surgery in Dogs

Entropion Surgery in Dogs

Entropion is a condition seen in many breeds where the dog's eyelids roll inwards, causing irritation, pain, and other secondary eye problems. Today our St. Francis Veterinary Hospital vets share more about this common eye condition in dogs including symptoms and how entropion is treated.

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Surgery for IVDD in Dogs

Surgery for IVDD in Dogs

If your dog has IVDD (Intervertebral Disc Disease), surgery might not be the only treatment option. However, it may be the best. Today, our Lafayette vets talk about IVDD in dogs and the treatment options available, including surgery.

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Why Cat & Dog Checkups Are Important

Why Cat & Dog Checkups Are Important

In this post, our Lafayette vets explain why routine exams (pet checkups) are important for cats and dogs and tell you what you can expect at these veterinary appointments.

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