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Diabetes In Dogs

Diabetes In Dogs

Cases of diabetes in dogs are on the rise. Today our Memphis vets share some of the most common signs of this disease in dogs, and what you should do if your dog is displaying symptoms of diabetes.

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ACL Surgery for Dogs - Cruciate Surgery

ACL Surgery for Dogs - Cruciate Surgery

The dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is frequently referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. This connective tissue joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee and may become injured. Today, our Memphis vets explain the three main ACL surgeries for dogs.  

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Dog ACL - What is it and how is it treated?

Dog ACL - What is it and how is it treated?

Many people are familiar with ACL injuries in athletes but did you know your dog can also tear their ACL? Read on to find out more from our Memphis vets on what the differences are between ACL injuries in dogs and people, and how ACL injuries are treated in dogs.  

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Best Small Dog Breeds for Families

Best Small Dog Breeds for Families

Growing up with dogs can teach kids compassion and responsibility, as well as providing moments of great joy and companionship. If you are looking for the perfect small dog breed for your family, here are a few suggestions from our Southeast Memphis vets.

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Common Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs

Common Reactions to Vaccines in Dogs

The benefits of having your dog vaccinated typically far outweigh the risk of reactions to the vaccines. Here's more from our Southeast Memphis vets on the most common reactions to vaccines in dogs, and what to do if your dog has a reaction.

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Does my dog have an upset stomach?

Does my dog have an upset stomach?

Symptoms of an upset stomach in dogs, are similar to the symptoms people get when they have an upset stomach. That said, when we get sick we typically know what to do to make ourselves feel better, but what should you do if your dog has an upset stomach?

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What To Know

Having your dog spayed or neutered prevents unwanted litters, but can also help to curb undesirable behaviors and even reduce the risk of some diseases. Here, our Memphis vets share what you need to know about getting your puppy fixed.

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Help, my dog eats everything!

Help, my dog eats everything!

It might be cute to see a puppy gnawing on a shoe, but this behavior can turn obsessive or dangerous. Here, our Memphis vets talk about the reasons for this behavior and if you should be concerned.

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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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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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