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Types of Anemia in Dogs - Symptoms & Treatments

Types of Anemia in Dogs - Symptoms & Treatments

Anemia in dogs is a serious condition that can be caused by a number of underlying health issues. In this post our Cordova vets explain the different types of anemia seen in dogs, as well as their symptoms of anemia and how it can be treated.

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Will my dog's eye infection clear up on it's own?

Will my dog's eye infection clear up on it's own?

There are countless reasons why your pooch might develop an eye infection, but whatever the cause, eye infections in dogs can range from uncomfortable to downright painful. Today our Memphis vets explain some of the causes of eye infections in dogs and how these infections can be treated.

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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 vets 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 in dogs. Bone cancer must be detected and treated in its very earliest stages in order to achieve the best possible treatment outcomes. Here is more from our Memphis 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 vets commonly see 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.

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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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How to Choose The Best Dry Food If Your Dog Has Allergies

How to Choose The Best Dry Food If Your Dog Has Allergies

Food allergies in dogs are uncommon but when they do occur the symptoms can be unpleasant for both you and your dog. Today, our Memphis vets share the best foods to serve your dog, if they are diagnosed with food allergies.

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Best Dogs for Families with Kids

Best Dogs for Families with Kids

If you have kids and are considering bringing a new dog into your home, you may be wondering which dog breeds are best with children. While individual temperaments will differ, here are a few dog breeds our Memphis vets suggest for families with kids.

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The Best Dry Dog Foods for Small Dogs

The Best Dry Dog Foods for Small Dogs

Our Memphis vets know that loving dog owners enjoy giving their canine friends little treats to eat now and again, but some people foods are toxic, and potential deadly for dogs. Here are some of the foods you should never feed to your dog or puppy.

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Common Dermatology Conditions in Pets

Common Dermatology Conditions in Pets

Some pet skin conditions need to be diagnosed and treated by a veterinary dermatologist. Here, our Cordova vets, explain the causes and symptoms of some common cat and dog dermatology issues, as well as how to prevent them and when to seek treatment. 

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Best Breeds for Indoor House Cats

Best Breeds for Indoor House Cats

Cats can make loving companions and faithful friends.Here are a few suggestions from our Memphis vets, on the best breeds to consider if you are looking for the perfect indoor house cat.

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Has my cat been poisoned?

Has my cat been poisoned?

While cat poisonings are relatively rare, they do happen. From household cleaners to toxic plants, here's more from our Memphis vets on substances that are poisonous to cats, and what to do if you suspect your cat has been poisoned.

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Plants That Are Toxic to Cats

Plants That Are Toxic to Cats

Many houseplants are toxic to cats. Our Memphis Emergency vets recommend that you be able to identify all of the plants in your home and garden, so that if your feline friend decides to nibble on a leafy snack, you will be able to tell your vet exactly what they have been eating.

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How can I tell if my dog has been poisoned?

How can I tell if my dog has been poisoned?

Our Memphis Emergency Vets know that dogs love to chomp on things they shouldn't. As a responsible pet owner it's important to be able to spot the most common signs that your dog has been poisoned, and know what to do if your dog is showing poisoning symptoms. 

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My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

If your cat won't eat, it can be difficult to figure out why, and whether your feline friend needs medical attention. Our Cordova vet shares some of the most common reasons why cats stop eating, and how to judge whether their finicky behavior is stubbornness or an emergency.

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When should I bring my pet to the emergency vet?

When should I bring my pet to the emergency vet?

It's late at night, or the Sunday of a long weekend and suddenly your pet seems unwell. How do you know when you should take your pet to the emergency vet clinic?

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