Pet Care Blog

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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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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