Pet Care Blog

Pet Care Blog

Help! My cat won't stop coughing, what's wrong?

Help! My cat won't stop coughing, what's wrong?

Has your cat’s purr has turned into a cough? Coughing is a sign that something is irritating your kitty's lungs, airway or throat. Some causes of cat coughing or wheezing are easy to treat while others are much more serious. Today, our Cordova emergency vets explain some of the reasons why your cat may be coughing. 

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3 Types of Dog Skin Cancer Owners Should Know About

3 Types of Dog Skin Cancer Owners Should Know About

Although our canine companions are covered in fur skin cancer is still a very real concern. In today's post our Cordova Veterinary Oncologist explains three types of skin cancer commonly seen in dogs.

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Symptoms of Conjunctivitis in Dogs

Symptoms of Conjunctivitis in Dogs

Conjunctivitis is an uncomfortable eye condition that if left untreated could cause damage to your dog's eye(s). Here, our Cordova vets explain some of the causes of conjunctivitis in dogs, common symptoms, and treatments for this common eye condition.

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Eye Infections in Cats - Antibiotics & Other Treatments

Eye Infections in Cats - Antibiotics & Other Treatments

When it comes to treating eye infections in cats there are a number of antibiotics that your vet may prescribe based on the underlying cause of the infection. Below our Memphis vets share some of the most common antibiotics for treating eye infections in our feline friends.

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What Breed of Dog is Most Likely to Get Cancer?

What Breed of Dog is Most Likely to Get Cancer?

If you are considering getting a dog, you're likely comparing the different breed characteristics as well as potential health issues associated with each breed. Our Memphis vets share a few of America's favourite dog breeds that face an increased risk of developing cancer.

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Symptoms of Bladder Cancer in Dogs & Available Treatments

Symptoms of Bladder Cancer in Dogs & Available Treatments

Within your dog's urinary system, the bladder is the most common place for cancer to develop. Today our Memphis veterinary specialists share some of the common causes of bladder cancer in dogs as well as symptoms and available treatments for the disease.

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Signs of Bone Cancer in Dogs (Osteosarcoma)

Signs of Bone Cancer in Dogs (Osteosarcoma)

Bone cancer is one of the most common types of cancer our Cordova Veterinary Oncologist sees in dogs. Bone cancer must be detected and treated in its very earliest stages in order to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes. Here's more from our vets on the symptoms and treatments for bone cancer in dogs.

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Can dogs get skin cancer?

Can dogs get skin cancer?

Skin cancer likely isn't something that you think about when considering your dog's health. However, skin cancer is a very real concern in our canine companions. Here are 3 skin cancers that our Cordova veterinary oncologist commonly sees in dogs.

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Types & Symptoms of Liver Cancer in Dogs

Types & Symptoms of Liver Cancer in Dogs

Our vets understand that a diagnosis of liver cancer for your dog is terrifying. However it may not be all bad news depending on the type of liver cancer your dogs has. At Memphis Veterinary Specialists & Emergency in Cordova, our veterinary oncologist uses advanced diagnostics and treatments to provide the best possible care to pets with cancer.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Just like humans, periodontal disease (gum disease) can negatively impact your pup's overall health as well as their oral health. Our Cordova vets share more about periodontal disease in dogs, the symptoms, causes and what treatments are available to restore your dog's optimal oral health. 

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