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How Long Can You Leave A Dog Alone?

How Long Can You Leave A Dog Alone?

Most pet parents need to leave their dog alone while they head out to run errands, earn a living or spend time with friends. The question is, how long can you leave your dog alone safely? Our Memphis vets share some advice.

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Your Puppy's First Visit to The Vet - What to Expect & What to Bring

Your Puppy's First Visit to The Vet - What to Expect & What to Bring

You have an adorable new puppy and now it's time for your puppy's first visit to the vet. Our Memphis vets explain what you should expect during your puppy's first vet visit and what to bring along with you.

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Why does my cat have diarrhea?

Why does my cat have diarrhea?

Diarrhea in cats is a common issue seen by our Memphis vets. Here are some of the most common causes of cat diarrhea, as well as advice on when a trip to the vet is called for and how to stop your cat's diarrhea.

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What is leptospirosis in dogs, and how is it treated?

What is leptospirosis in dogs, and how is it treated?

Southwind Animal Hospital has recently seen an alarming increase in the number of dogs testing positive for leptospirosis. While this condition is typically seen in dogs it can easily be transmitted to the people who love them. Our Memphis vets discuss the symptoms of leptospirosis in dogs, and tips to protect your pet.

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs & What To Do if Your Dog is Coughing

What is Kennel Cough in Dogs & What To Do if Your Dog is Coughing

Is your dog coughing or making a gagging sound that sounds a bit like the honk of a goose? If so, your pet may be suffering from kennel cough. Below, our Memphis vets discuss this highly contagious respiratory disease and what to do if your dog is coughing.

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How to Take Care of a Newborn Kitten Without a Mother

How to Take Care of a Newborn Kitten Without a Mother

Newborn kittens need a lot of care, especially if they don't have a mother. Below our Memphis vets explain a little about caring for a baby kitten that doesn't have a mother, what can go wrong and when you should take them to the vet for the first time.

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Some of The Cutest Cat Breeds Ever

Some of The Cutest Cat Breeds Ever

Are you looking for a cute cat to welcome into your home? If so, researching all the breeds could leave you confused and exhausted. To help you in your search, our Memphis vets share a few of their favorite cute cat breeds.

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Home Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Home Alone?

Cats may seem aloof, but evidence suggests that cats do get lonely, and of course, they need us to provide them with all the things they need to thrive. Here, our Memphis vets explain how long you can leave a cat alone, and give tips for keeping your cat safe and content while you are away.

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What is parvo in dogs and what are the symptoms?

What is parvo in dogs and what are the symptoms?

Parvovirus is a life-threatening condition that spreads extremely quickly among dogs, or through contact with items that are contaminated with the virus. Today, our Memphis vets share facts you should know about canine parvovirus.

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Is constipation in dogs a big deal?

Is constipation in dogs a big deal?

Constipation in dogs may seem like a minor problem but it can be life-threatening depending on the underlying cause. Here, our Memphis vets and team offer advice on the possible causes of constipation in dogs, and what to do if your dog is constipated.

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