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Signs of Infection After Neutering Dog

Signs of Infection After Neutering Dog

Spay and neuter surgeries are a crucial part of preventive care, helping to protect your dog against serious diseases and preventing unwanted puppies. Here, our Baton Rouge vets talk about reproductive surgery and the signs of infection after your dog has been spayed or neutered.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Dogs

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Dogs

If your dog has an ear hematoma, you may be wondering about the surgery used to correct this issue. Our Baton Rouge veterinarians discuss the causes, signs, and surgery required to treat ear hematomas in dogs.

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What does catnip do to cats?

What does catnip do to cats?

Looking for a way to add some excitement to your cat's day? Why not try introducing them to catnip? This herb can turn even the most relaxed kitty into a playful and energetic one. Today, our vets will discuss the effects of catnip on our feline friends and how to use it properly.

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Dogs that require specialty or emergency veterinary care often need diagnostic tests such as blood work. In this post, our Baton Rouge veterinarians explain why blood tests are essential for pets and what they can reveal. 

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What is Medical Pet Boarding?

What is Medical Pet Boarding?

While pet parents relish time spent with their four-legged friends, sometimes you'll have to go somewhere that your beloved pet can't safely accompany you, so you may need to board them. Here, our Baton Rouge vets explain medical boarding, how it differs from other options, and when it may be a good option. 

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Having your pup spayed or neutered prevents unwanted pregnancies and litters and also curbs undesirable behaviors. These procedures can even reduce the risk of certain diseases in your dog. Here, our Baton Rouge vets walk you through what you need to know about having your puppy undergo one of these procedures. 

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Heatstroke in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & What to Do

Heatstroke in Dogs: Symptoms, Causes & What to Do

Heatstroke can seriously harm dogs and even lead to fatal consequences. Nevertheless, you can take steps to prevent it. In this article, our vets in Baton Rouge outline the signs to monitor and what to do if you believe your dog might be experiencing heatstroke. We also share advice on how to avoid it. 

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Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do it & What to Do

Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do it & What to Do

It's common for some dogs bred to drool, but what if your pet constantly slobbers? Our vets in  Baton Rouge will explain when excessive drooling in dogs should be a worry.

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Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Parvovirus is a highly contagious and dangerous virus for dogs. It can easily spread through contact with infected dogs or objects like toys, bowls, or leashes. In this blog, our vets from Baton Rouge cover all you need to know about parvovirus and how to safeguard your beloved pet.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Dogs

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in Dogs

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) in dogs is a painful condition that affects the stomach and intestine. In this blog, our Baton Rouge vets discuss inflammatory bowel disease in dogs including its causes, signs, and treatment options.

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