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Helpful tips and advice from our Grass Valley vets to keep your pets happy and healthy! 

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Puppy vaccination schedule

Puppy vaccination schedule

Vaccinations are crucial for providing lifelong protection for your dog against various preventable diseases. Here, our Grass Valley vets talk about what the recommended vaccination schedule looks like for your puppy.

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My dog has bloody diarrhea, is this an emergency?

My dog has bloody diarrhea, is this an emergency?

When our canine companions clearly aren't feeling great, it is only natural to feel alarmed. This is in no small part why it is stressful when your dog is experiencing unexplained diarrhea. Today, our Grass Valley vets examine some common causes of diarrhea, what to do if your dog's stool is bloody, and when an emergency vet visit is warranted.

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Broken Bones in Dogs: What to Do

Broken Bones in Dogs: What to Do

Your dog is a member of your family, and you never want anything bad to happen to her. Unfortunately, illness and injury can occur in dogs just as they can in humans, even if you are extremely cautious with your canine companion. Here, our Grass Valley vets explain how to tell if your dog has a broken bone and the steps you should take.

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Heatstroke in Dogs - Symptoms & Signs

Heatstroke in Dogs - Symptoms & Signs

Here, our Grass Valley vets define heatstroke in dogs and provide a list of symptoms that you should watch out for as the temperature rises. We also share recommendations on how to prevent heatstroke and what to do if you think that your dog is suffering from this serious condition.

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What You Should Know About Dog Dental Cleanings

What You Should Know About Dog Dental Cleanings

Gum disease and tooth decay are as problematic for dogs as they are for people. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Today our Grass Valley vets share some tips on how to keep your pup's teeth clean and their mouth healthy.

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Choosing The Right Pet For You

Choosing The Right Pet For You

So you're ready to commit to the responsibility of owning a pet, but you're not sure what kind to get. There are loads of things to consider when adding an animal to the family. Here, our Grass Valley vets discuss types of pets and the rewards and challenges that come with each kind.

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Why Won't My Cat Drink Water?

Why Won't My Cat Drink Water?

Staying hydrated is just as essential for cats as it is for people. So what should you do if your cat won't drink water? Our Grass Valley vets share some reasons why your cat may not be drinking and what to do.

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Guide to Dog Wound Care

Guide to Dog Wound Care

Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but it's important to know how to treat your dog's wounds and when it's time to head to the vet. Today our Grass Valley vets provide tips on dog wound care at home.

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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Do you find that you must recoil from your pup when they come in for a cuddle or apologize to guests for the smell? Bad breath is quite common in dogs, especially as they grow older, and can be a sign of serious health issues in your canine companion. Here, our Grass Valley vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.

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The Most Common Cat Dental Problems

The Most Common Cat Dental Problems

Dental problems can cause your cat significant pain, and lead to other health issues. Today, our Grass Valley veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, what the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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