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Our Orlando veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Rabies in Cats - Symptoms & Diagnosis

Rabies in Cats - Symptoms & Diagnosis

Rabies is a contagious virus that is fatal for all pets including cats. In this post, our Orlando vets discuss the impact the rabies virus can have on cats including how common it is, its symptoms, and how it can be prevented.

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What To Look For When Boarding Your Dog

What To Look For When Boarding Your Dog

Many pet parents feel nervous when leaving their dog at a boarding facility when they need to travel. But by following these tips from our Orlando vets you are bound to find a great facility near you that will make your pooch feel safe while you're away.

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Constipation in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Constipation in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Constipation in cats can cause discomfort and restlessness - not to mention cause health problems. Our Orlando vets share signs of constipation in cats, causes and tips for treating the condition.

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How to Take Care of a Kitten

How to Take Care of a Kitten

There's a lot to know if you're caring for a kitten, especially if the mother isn't nearby. Below, our Orlando vets explain how to take care of a newborn kitten without a mother, what can go wrong, and when to take them to the vet.

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When Is a Dog Considered a Senior?

When Is a Dog Considered a Senior?

Today our Orlando vets discuss at what age a dog is considered senior, how to spot signs of aging, and the special care requirements that an aging dog may need.

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Why Are Vet Appointments So Important

Why Are Vet Appointments So Important

During routine exams, your vet will check for early symptoms of illness, internal damage and other serious conditions that should be addressed. Our vets in Orlando explain why regular veterinary checkups are essential. 

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Rabies in Dogs: Symptoms, Transmission & Vaccines

Rabies in Dogs: Symptoms, Transmission & Vaccines

Rabies is a highly contagious and very deadly virus that can affect both people and their pets, thankfully, it is preventable with the help of vaccinations. Our Orlando vets are here to discuss the symptoms of rabies and how to prevent it from infecting your dog.

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Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery

If your dog has a habit of chewing and eating everything in sight, you might be concerned about potential intestinal blockages. Our Orlando vets see this serious condition frequently and if it's not treated quickly it can cause devastating health issues and in some cases, major surgery is required to save your dog's life.

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All About Your Dogs ACL (CCL)

All About Your Dogs ACL (CCL)

As any sports fan knows all too well, ACL tears are a common injury among athletes. What you might not know, is that while your dog doesn't actually have an ACL, the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) is essentially the same thing--with some key differences that make torn CCL injuries even more common in dogs than they are in people!

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Is My Cat Recovering From Surgery Right?

Is My Cat Recovering From Surgery Right?

After your cat's surgery, a little extra attention is going to be required in order to allow for the incision to heal without becoming aggravated or infected. In today's post, our Orlando vets share some strategies for caring for your feline friend as they recover from surgery.

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