Pet Care Blog

Signs & Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

Signs & Symptoms of Heatstroke in Dogs

Today, our Westport vets define heatstroke in dogs and provide a list of symptoms for pup parents to watch out for. Also, we share recommendations on what to do if you suspect your dog is suffering from the condition. Plus, tips on prevention. 

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Kidney Failure in Cats Explained

Kidney Failure in Cats Explained

Your cat’s kidneys play many vital roles in keeping your pet healthy. In this post, our Westport vets discuss kidney failure in cats, in addition to potential causes, symptoms and treatment options. 

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What to Expect During Your Pet's Wellness Exam

What to Expect During Your Pet's Wellness Exam

Routine exams give your vet the opportunity to monitor your pet's health, check for early signs of disease and provide preventive care. Here, our vets share what to expect when bringing your pet in for a routine exam.

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Chronic Kidney Failure in Dogs

Chronic Kidney Failure in Dogs

In today’s blog, our Westport vets share some causes of chronic kidney failure in dogs, in addition to common symptoms pet owners should beware of, and how the condition is treated. 

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How to Increase Red Blood Cells in Cats

How to Increase Red Blood Cells in Cats

A low red blood cell count in cats can cause anemia. Today, our Westport vets list common causes of low red blood cell count, how to increase red blood cells in cats and more.

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Tularemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Tularemia in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & Treatment

Our Westport vets explain how dogs contract tularemia (Rabbit Fever) and what you should do if your pup is displaying symptoms. 

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What is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs?

What is Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs?

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is a tick-borne disease found in dogs across the United States. The condition can cause many symptoms ranging from mild to potentially life-threatening. In this post, our Westport vets describe causes, symptoms and treatments for Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs.

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Fungal Skin Infections in Dogs

Fungal Skin Infections in Dogs

Bacterial and fungal skin infections in dogs can result in itchy, red, inflamed skin - and lead to other uncomfortable symptoms for your pup. Today, our Westport vets discuss yeast and staph infections, and review symptoms, causes and treatments. 

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How to Keep Your Cat's Teeth Clean

How to Keep Your Cat's Teeth Clean

Just like humans, cats can experience issues with their oral health. Because of this, it is key that you as a pet-owner, are proactive about keeping your cat's teeth clean and their mouth healthy. Here, our Westport vets will talk you through a few tips on developing and maintaining good oral health in your feline friend. 

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Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgery

Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgery

As long as they are detected early, hernias in cats typically aren’t serious and can be repaired with surgery. In this post, our Westport vets describe different types of hernias and offer insight about what to expect from cat hernia surgery.    

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