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Our Westport veterinarians share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Blood work can reveal a lot about your dog's health. In this post, our  Westport vets explain why blood work is important for dogs, when your pet will need blood testing and what results mean. 

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Cat & Kitten Vaccination Schedule

Cat & Kitten Vaccination Schedule

Thanks to vaccines, we can prevent numerous diseases in dogs and puppies. This makes vaccination schedules an essential component of their long-term healthcare. Our Westport vets discuss which shots your puppy or dog needs, and when they'll require them, in this post.

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Dog & Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Dog & Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Thanks to vaccines, we can prevent numerous diseases in dogs and puppies. This makes vaccination schedules an essential component of their long-term healthcare. Our Westport vets discuss which shots your puppy or dog needs, and when they'll require them, in this post.

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Diagnostic Imaging for Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging for Your Dog or Cat

If you have to bring your pet to your vet's for diagnostic imaging, you may have a lot of questions: How are X-rays, ultrasounds and CT scans used on dogs and cats? What is the process? Do they have to be sedated? Our Westport vets explain the ins and outs of routine diagnostic imaging procedures for dogs and cats. 

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The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

The Importance of Pet Vaccinations

Our vets in Westport recommend pets receive appropriate vaccinations as they play an integral role in keeping your pet healthy throughout their life. In this post, we discuss why and when pet vaccines should be administered, the dangers of not being vaccinated, and more.

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Why is my cat limping and what should I do?

Why is my cat limping and what should I do?

Cats are generally graceful, agile creatures. However, injuries or illnesses can cause limping or discomfort. In this post, our vets in Westport list some reasons your cat might be limping and when to schedule an appointment with a vet.

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs?

What is Kennel Cough in Dogs?

Have you noticed your dog has come down with a non-productive, dry cough? If so, your canine companion might be suffering from Kennel Cough. In this post, our Westport vets share some information about this highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs - and what to do if your dog is coughing.

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Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs

Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs

Veterinary laser acupuncture treatments may benefit your dog’s health condition. Today, our Westport vets define this technique, how it may be useful and potential side effects and results.

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Urinary Tract Infections & Diseases in Cats

Urinary Tract Infections & Diseases in Cats

Our vets in Westport diagnose far fewer urinary tract infections in cats than in dogs. However, older cats can experience other urinary tract conditions. Today, we share some information about urinary tract infections and diseases in cats.

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Giardia in Dogs

Giardia in Dogs

Giardia is a parasite that can afflict dogs, cats and humans with the infection Giardiasis. In this post, our Westport vets define Giardia, how it spreads, and how it is treated. 

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