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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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C Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

C Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

While most dogs can and will successfully have puppies without any extra help, there may be situations in which labor or delivery aren't going as they should and your dog will require surgery to help deliver the puppies. Here our Baton Rouge vets share some information about c sections in dogs, when they might be needed and what you can expect.

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How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

If you have decided to bring a new kitten into your family there can be a lot to learn about their care, especially if they no longer have a mother. Our Baton Rouge vets offer some information on how to take care of a kitten and potential concerns you should watch for.

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How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

It would be ideal if you could stay home all of the time, especially if you have a canine companion waiting for you at home. Unfortunately, life won't always allow you to be home. Our Baton Rouge vets talk about how long you can leave a dog home alone and ways to make it go smoothly when you do.

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Cat Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Cat Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Cats play with anything they can find, if it dangles or rolls they are typically drawn to it. Unfortunately, throughout playing they may attempt to ingest these items resulting in an intestinal blockage. Our Baton Rouge vets talk about intestinal blockages in cats, how you can prevent them and why surgery is the typical treatment option as well as cost.

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Kennel Cough in Dogs

Kennel Cough in Dogs

If your dog suddenly comes down with illness and coughing it can be very concerning for any pet parent. Today our Baton Rouge vets talk about kennel cough in dogs, the most commonly seen symptoms and how you can treat this preventable and very contagious disease.

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How Often Do You Take a Cat to the Vet?

How Often Do You Take a Cat to the Vet?

The most important thing when you own a cat is to ensure that they live a long, healthy and happy life. This includes regular veterinary care even when they seem healthy. Our Baton Rouge vets talk about how often you should take your cat to the vet and what these visits entail.

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Why Are Pet Wellness Plans For Dogs Worth It?

Why Are Pet Wellness Plans For Dogs Worth It?

One of the easiest ways to ensure that you can keep up with routine care for your pet is by signing your furry friend up for a pet wellness plan. Today, our vets in Baton Rouge discuss the benefits of wellness plans and how they can help make routine care more manageable.

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How Often Do You Take a Dog to the Vet?

How Often Do You Take a Dog to the Vet?

While all dog owners know that routine pet care is important to the lifelong health and happiness of our canine companions, how often should we be bringing our dogs in for care? Our Baton Rouge vets discuss how often you should take your dog to the vet for regular checkups.

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How Old Should My Kitten Be To Get Fixed?

How Old Should My Kitten Be To Get Fixed?

Having your cat spayed or neutered is about more than just preventing unwanted kittens, it can also protect your feline friend from developing a variety of serious conditions and diseases. Today, our Baton Rouge vets discuss how old your kitten should be to be fixed and what the benefits are.

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Helping Your Pet Heal Quickly After Veterinary Surgery

Helping Your Pet Heal Quickly After Veterinary Surgery

If your vet has recommended surgery for your pet then you may have many questions about the surgery and what to expect during the recovery process. Here our Baton Rouge vet surgeons share some information about cat and dog surgery and how you can help your pet heal quickly after veterinary surgery.

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