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How often do dogs need a dental cleaning?

How often do dogs need a dental cleaning?

Tooth decay and gum disease are just as common in dogs as they are in humans. As a result, brushing your dog's teeth is an important part of maintaining your dog's overall health. Our Poway vets explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep his teeth in good shape in today's post.

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Common Cat Dental Problems

Common Cat Dental Problems

Dental problems can cause a lot of pain for your cat and lead to other health problems. Today, our Poway veterinary team explains how to recognize dental health issues in your cat, the most common dental diseases in cats, and how to prevent or treat these issues.

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Cat Hernia Surgery

Cat Hernia Surgery

If your cat has a hernia surgery will likely be required to correct the issue. In today's post, our Poway vets discuss different types of hernias seen in cats, the surgical process, and cat hernia surgery cost.  

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When is a dog considered a senior?

When is a dog considered a senior?

At what age is a dog considered a senior? How can an attentive dog parent spot signs of aging, and what special care needs does your aging dog have? Our Poway vets answer these questions in today's post. 

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Dog ACL - What is it and how is it treated?

Dog ACL - What is it and how is it treated?

Many people are familiar with ACL injuries in athletes but did you know your dog can also tear their ACL? Read on to find out more from our Poway vets on what the differences are between ACL injuries in dogs and people, and how ACL injuries are treated in dogs.  

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What to Know About the Rabies Vaccine for Cats

What to Know About the Rabies Vaccine for Cats

Rabies is an exceptionally dangerous virus that is fatal for cats and other pets, fortunately, it is entirely preventable. In today's post, our Poway vets explain the costs, scheduling, and side effects associated with getting your cat vaccinated against rabies.

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Dog Rabies Vaccine Schedule

Dog Rabies Vaccine Schedule

Rabies is a life-threatening disease. The best way to protect your dog and your family from rabies are to have them vaccinated. Our Poway veterinarians explain more about this important vaccine today, including when your dog should get a booster shot.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What To Know

Having your dog spayed or neutered prevents unwanted litters, but can also help to curb undesirable behaviors and even reduce the risk of certain diseases. Here, our Poway vets share what you need to know about getting your puppy fixed.

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My Cat Keeps Vomiting Food: What should I do?

My Cat Keeps Vomiting Food: What should I do?

There are many reasons why a cat may vomit, and while it may not always be concerning there are moments that you may want to consider seeking care for your cat. Today, our Poway vets share some of the common reasons why your cat may be vomiting and when you should bring them to see a vet.

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Making the Most of Your Pet's Routine Exam: What to Ask Your Vet

Making the Most of Your Pet's Routine Exam: What to Ask Your Vet

It is always best to go into your pet's veterinary appointment prepared, knowing exactly what you want to ask your vet. This will ensure that you get the information you need to keep your pet happy and healthy. Our Poway vets have listed some sample questions that you should ask your veterinarian and explain why they are important.

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