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Lyme Disease in Dogs - Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Lyme Disease in Dogs - Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Lyme disease is a tick-transmitted disease commonly seen in dogs and people across North America. Although many dogs carry Lyme and show no signs of the disease, other dogs suffer from a range of debilitating symptoms. In today's blog, our Southeast Memphis vets explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment for dogs with Lyme disease.

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Pneumonia in Dogs - Symptoms to Watch For

Pneumonia in Dogs - Symptoms to Watch For

Although it's not be a condition that most pet parents think about, dogs like people can develop pneumonia. Pneumonia in dogs can be a serious health concern, however treatment is available and most dogs recover well. Here our Southeast Memphis vets share some of the symptoms of pneumonia in dogs, and how this condition is treated.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - What Dog Lovers Should Know

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - What Dog Lovers Should Know

Periodontal disease (gum disease) doesn't only threaten your dog’s oral health, it can also negatively impact your pup's overall health. Our Memphis vets explain more about periodontal disease in dogs, its symptoms, causes and what can be done to restore your dog's optimal oral health.

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Pet Boarding: How to Choose the Best for your Cat or Dog

Pet Boarding: How to Choose the Best for your Cat or Dog

With so many options available, pet owners may wonder how to choose the best boarding facility for their dog or cat. Here, our Memphis vets share some things to consider when making arrangements for your pet to ensure they are safe, happy, and healthy while you are away.

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Why You Should Have Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned

Why You Should Have Your Dog's Teeth Cleaned

Periodontal disease (gum disease) is as problematic for our canine companions as it is for people. Which is why teeth cleaning is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Here our Memphis vets share some tips on how to keep your dog's teeth clean and keep their mouth healthy.

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Which is better, laser or traditional spay?

Which is better, laser or traditional spay?

Our Memphis vets know that leaving your dog or cat behind when you're heading out of town can be stressful. Should you hire a pet sitter, or is boarding a better option for you and your fur baby? Today our vets weigh-up the differences between these great options.

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Pet Sitting or Pet Boarding - Which is Right For You?

Pet Sitting or Pet Boarding - Which is Right For You?

Our Memphis vets know that leaving your dog or cat behind when you're heading out of town can be stressful. Should you hire a pet sitter, or is boarding a better option for you and your fur baby? Today our vets weigh-up the differences between these great options.

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Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy - TPLO Surgery for Dogs

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy - TPLO Surgery for Dogs

A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (often referred to the dog's ACL) works much the same as a human's ACL and helps the dog's knee functioning correctly. If your dog has a torn ACL, your Memphis vet may recommend TPLO surgery to repair the issue.

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Knee Surgery for Dogs with Torn Cruciate

Knee Surgery for Dogs with Torn Cruciate

If your pooch is suffering from a torn cranial cruciate ligament (CCL/ACL) your Southeast Memphis vet may recommend surgery to repair the damaged knee and get your dog up and running again. Here are 3 common surgeries for treating this knee injury in dogs.

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How do I manage my dog's pain after neutering?

How do I manage my dog's pain after neutering?

Our Southeast Memphis vets understand that deciding to have your dog spayed or neutered can be an emotional decision, but try to keep in mind that these are routine surgeries for your vet, and most dogs recover quickly, without complications.

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