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Pet Care Blog

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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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IVDD Surgery for Dogs - What Pet Parents Should Know

IVDD Surgery for Dogs - What Pet Parents Should Know

While surgery isn't always required for IVDD, for dogs suffering from Intervertebral Disc Disease which affects their ability to walk, surgery is often the best treatment option. IVDD surgeries aim to restore mobility, reduce pain and prevent further disc problems. Here's more from our Cordova specialist vets on treatment options for IVDD in dogs

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Surgery For Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Surgery For Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip dysplasia is an abnormal formation of one or both the dog's hips which can occur in any breed, and causes pain or discomfort when exercising. In todays blog our Cordova vets explain more about hip dysplasia, its symptoms and how hip dysplasia is treated .

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Dehydration in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Dehydration in Dogs - Symptoms, Causes, and Treatments

Dehydration is a common emergency seen by our vets here at Animal Emergency Center in Memphis. Dehydration happens when your dog's body loses more water and electrolytes than they are taking in, subsequently causing severe issues with their internal organs, body temperature, joints, and digestion.

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Vision Problems in Dogs & Signs of Blindness

Vision Problems in Dogs & Signs of Blindness

Like their pet parents, dogs can lose their vision and struggle with the challenges of going blind. Today, our Cordova vets explain how to spot the early signs of visual impairment in your dog, and what you should do if you suspect your dog may be losing their sight.

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Cataracts in Dogs - What You Should Know

Cataracts in Dogs - What You Should Know

If your dog is having difficulties seeing, and you have noticed that their eyes seem cloudy, your dog may have cataracts. Here our Cordova vets share a little about how cataracts develop in dogs, and what pet parents should know about this condition.

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Cataract Surgery for Dogs - What to Expect

Cataract Surgery for Dogs - What to Expect

Cataracts can result in blurred vision and eventual blindness for dogs, but surgery can help to restore sight in many cases. Here our Cordova vets share a little about cataract surgery for dogs, and what you can expect when your dog goes in to have cataract surgery.

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How can I manage my dog's pain after neutering?

How can I manage my dog's pain after neutering?

Our Memphis vets know that for some pet parents, deciding to have your dog spayed or neutered can be an emotional decision. Try to keep in mind that these surgeries are fairly routine for your vet, and the pain from neutering is short lived and easy to manage in most cases.

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Cat Diabetes Symptoms & Treatments

Cat Diabetes Symptoms & Treatments

Diabetes in cats is on the rise, and left untreated can threaten your cat's quality of life and longevity. Today our Cordova vets explain some of the symptoms of diabetes in cats, and the available treatment options.

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