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Our Grand Prairie veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your animals healthy and happy.

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery in Dogs

Hip Dysplasia Surgery in Dogs

Hip dysplasia can occur in any breed of dog and is an abnormal formation of one or both of a dog's hips, this can lead to them experiencing pain or discomfort whenever they exercise or change position. Here our vets in Grand Prairie discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatment options of hip dysplasia in dogs.

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Why Regular Checkups Are Important to Your Pet's Health

Why Regular Checkups Are Important to Your Pet's Health

Routine checkups or wellness exams for your pet once a year provide your veterinarian with the opportunity to inspect your companion's health and look for signs of diseases early while they are easier to treat. In this blog, our vets in Grand Prairie discuss the importance of routine cat and dog wellness exams and preventative care for pets.

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Signs of Joint Pain in Dogs: Types, Causes and Treatment

Signs of Joint Pain in Dogs: Types, Causes and Treatment

Joint pain is an incredibly common condition burdening dogs of all ages, reducing their quality of life, likely evolving into more serious issues and injuries. Joint pain in dogs can be obvious at advanced stages, but it is important to be able to identify the subtle symptoms before they become increasingly painfull and less treatable. 

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Why Is My Cat Limping All of a Sudden?

Why Is My Cat Limping All of a Sudden?

In this blog post, our Grand Prairie vets discuss reasons why your cat might be limping, when you should take your cat to the vet, and symptoms to watch out for.

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Why Does My Dog Eat Everything Off The Ground? Overeating In Dogs

Why Does My Dog Eat Everything Off The Ground? Overeating In Dogs

Puppies and dogs will eat anything they see including grass, toys, feces, and roadkill. If you discover your dog eating things they shouldn't, you may have a good reason to worry. In this blog, our Grand Prairie veterinarians discuss the reasons why some dogs eat everything and ways you can stop this behavior.

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Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Preventive or wellness exams for your cat or dog help your vet find and detect any illnesses, diseases, and conditions early. Today our Grand Prairie vets discuss the ways you can prepare your cat or dog for their preventive exam and the benefits of bringing your pet in for these important checkups.

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Why are fecal exams important for my pet?

Why are fecal exams important for my pet?

Pet fecal exams performed annually at your vet's office are the best way to keep your pet safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecals give your Grand Prairie vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas can make your pet uncomfortable and miserable! Left untreated, these parasites can even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Grand Prairie vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet has fleas.

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Some of the most common cat illnesses can be serious and even be fatal if left untreated for too long. Today our Grand Prairie vets share some common cat illnesses, their symptoms and how they are treated.

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Does your pet have Lyme disease?

Does your pet have Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick borne diseases in the world. In Grand Prairie Lyme disease is spread through the bite of an infected Blacklegged tick. Today our vets explain the causes, symptoms and treatments for Lyme disease in pets.

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