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Why Your Pet Needs Bloodwork & What It Can Tell You

Why Your Pet Needs Bloodwork & What It Can Tell You

Your vet has recommended bloodwork for your pet. But why should you take your cat or dog for these diagnostic tests, what can it tell you about your pet's health, and how often should it be done? Our Tazewell County vets share some answers in this post. 

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Joint Pain in Dogs: Signs, Causes and Treatments

Joint Pain in Dogs: Signs, Causes and Treatments

Joint pain is a common condition that afflicts dogs of all ages, affecting their quality of life and, if untreated, potentially developing into serious conditions and injuries. Our Tazewell County vets walk you through joint pain in your pup, including its types, causes and treatments.

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Should I get my dog vaccinated? Why & when to do it

Should I get my dog vaccinated? Why & when to do it

Are you dreading spending the time to bring your dog in for vaccinations and boosters? Our Tazewell County vets have put together a handy vaccination schedule — it's the best way to protect your canine companion from numerous serious, potentially life-threatening diseases.

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Laser Spay vs. Traditional: Which One Should I Choose for My Pet?

Laser Spay vs. Traditional: Which One Should I Choose for My Pet?

Spaying is a rite of passage for a female dog or cat (and a responsible, loving action to take for your pet). That said, many pet parents debate whether to choose a laser spay or traditional spay for their animal. Our Tazewell County vets offer their best advice about your options.

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Dog Dental Care 101: How to Care for Your Dog's Teeth

Dog Dental Care 101: How to Care for Your Dog's Teeth

Like humans, our dogs can suffer from the impact of tooth decay and gum disease. This is why dental care for your dog's teeth is essential to your pup's overall health. Today, our Tazewell County vets share some advice for keeping your pooch's teeth clean and their mouth healthy.

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Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated? Why and when to do it

Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated? Why and when to do it

While you may be tempted to forgo vaccinations for your indoor cat, there are some good reasons to vaccinate your feline friend, even if they don't go outside. Our Tazewell County vets share their rationale in this post. 

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Dog Vaccinations: A Schedule for Every Life Stage

Dog Vaccinations: A Schedule for Every Life Stage

In this post, our Tazewell County vets share facts about dog vaccinations and explain the difference between core vaccine and non-core vaccines. We also provide a dog vaccination schedule. 

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Signs, Symptoms & Treatment for Heatstroke in Dogs

Signs, Symptoms & Treatment for Heatstroke in Dogs

In this post, our Tazewell County vets define heatstroke in dogs and list symptoms you should beware of. We also share recommendations for what to do if you suspect your dog is suffering from the condition. 

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How can I tell if my cat is sick?

How can I tell if my cat is sick?

Because many cats have stoic personalities, they can sometimes hide their discomfort if they are sick. Our vets in Tazewell County share some signs and symptoms that your four-legged companion may be ill. 

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs: Causes, Complications & Medications

Cushing's Disease in Dogs: Causes, Complications & Medications

Our vets in Tazewell County explain Cushing's disease in dogs and its causes, along with complications and treatments. 

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