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

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Dog Surgery Aftercare & What to Expect

Dog Surgery Aftercare & What to Expect

Providing proper care for your dog after a surgical procedure can make a huge difference in the recovery process and how quickly your dog heals. Today, our Baton Rouge vets discuss dog surgery aftercare such as managing pain and what to do if your dog won't eat or if they start shaking.

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Ear Hematomas in Cats

Ear Hematomas in Cats

At some point throughout your cat's life, they may be diagnosed with an ear hematoma. Today, our Baton Rouge veterinarians talk about what ear hematomas in cats are, as well as what to expect from surgery and recovery.

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FHO Surgery in Dogs

FHO Surgery in Dogs

Does your dog have a painful hip condition? FHO surgery may be a good treatment option for your pup. In this post, our Baton Rouge vets describe the hip anatomy of dogs, conditions that can occur, and what’s involved in FHO surgery and recovery.

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The 10 Cutest Cat Breeds You Will Love

The 10 Cutest Cat Breeds You Will Love

When you begin to consider getting a cat to join your family, you may start to think about which breed of cat is the cutest. Our Baton Rouge vets talk about 10 of the fluffiest and cutest cat breeds that you may be interested in.

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Is It Better to Have Two Dogs?

Is It Better to Have Two Dogs?

While there are many great reasons to add a second dog to your family there are also some things to consider first. Our Baton Rouge vets discuss why it could be better to have two dogs as well as some things to factor in if you do.

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Ensuring a Healthy Environment and Lifestyle for your Pet

Ensuring a Healthy Environment and Lifestyle for your Pet

As every pet parent knows, spending your life with a furry companion is incredibly rewarding and the health of your pet will always be the top priority.  Today, our Baton Rouge vets share some ways to create a healthy environment and lifestyle for your companion.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

Here, our Baton Rouge vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance and the differences between them.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

In this post, our Baton Rouge vets explain why preventing heartworm disease is critical and an important element to overall pet health.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

In this post, our Baton Rouge vets explain how ticks thrive, including signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets.

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Baton Rouge vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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