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Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them and What To Do For Them

Is your cat feeling a little under the weather? Cats can catch colds much like people do, and with very similar symptoms. Here, our Southeast Memphis vets share the signs that your cat may have a cold, and when you should bring your cat in to see the vet. 

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Help, my dog eats everything!

Help, my dog eats everything!

Like people, dogs can lose their vision and struggle with the challenges of going blind. Here, our Memphis vets share how to recognize the first signs and what you should do if you suspect blindness.

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Dogs and Cancer: Types, Signs & Symptoms

Dogs and Cancer: Types, Signs & Symptoms

If you've felt some lumps and bumps while petting your dog, you may have some questions. Here, our Memphis vets discuss some common forms of cancer and signs to watch for.

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Is my cat sick? Signs & Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

Is my cat sick? Signs & Symptoms You Shouldn't Ignore

Cats will have changes in their behavior or energy level when they're sick, although they may be hard to detect. Our Memphis vets discuss some serious signs that shouldn't be ignored.

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Dog Vision Problems: Blindness Symptoms & How To Manage

Dog Vision Problems: Blindness Symptoms & How To Manage

Like people, dogs can lose their vision and struggle with the challenges of going blind. Here, our Memphis vets share how to recognize the first signs and what you should do if you suspect blindness.

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Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Conditions

Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Conditions

Itching, scratching, and licking are signs your dog has a condition known as dermatitis. Find out what might be causing the skin problems, and how you can help treat them.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & How To Help

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & How To Help

Depression and anxiety can affect dogs, much like humans. Here, our Southeast Memphis vets share what symptoms to look for and how to help cheer up your furry four-legged friend. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Southeast Memphis is a center for heartworm disease. This serious condition can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and even death. Heartworm disease is most often found in dogs, cats and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

The best way to ensure that your pet, and your family, are safe from intestinal parasites is by getting annual pet fecal exams done at your vet's office. Yearly fecals give your vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world is Lyme disease. Here, our Southeast Memphis vets explain a little about Lyme disease in pets; what it is, what symptoms to watch for, and how your pet can be treated if diagnosed with Lyme. 

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