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Our Parrish veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Is your dog experiencing pain or discomfort when exercising? If so, they could be suffering from hip dysplasia, which requires surgery to treat. Find out more about the symptoms and causes of hip dysplasia in dogs, along with surgical treatment options, from our Parrish vets. 

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Vomiting & Diarrhea  in Pets That Won't Stop: Causes & What to Do

Vomiting & Diarrhea in Pets That Won't Stop: Causes & What to Do

Vomiting and diarrhea can be concerning symptoms to see your pet suffer from. Several potential factors can contribute to your four-legged friend's upset stomach. Our Parrish vets share what you should know and what to do if your pet is experiencing vomiting and diarrhea. 

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Preventive Care: A Cost-Effective Approach to Preventive Health

Preventive Care: A Cost-Effective Approach to Preventive Health

While budgeting for your pet's preventive care can be tough if you need to cut expenses, there are real financial benefits to investing in routine healthcare for your cat or dog. Our Parrish vets explain how regular veterinary checkups can save you from having to treat more serious, costly health issues in the future. 

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Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them & What To Do?

Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them & What To Do?

Not all pet owners know that cats can catch colds just like people, and display similar symptoms such as a cough or runny nose. Here, our Parrish vets discuss the causes, signs, and treatment of cat colds. 

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Why is My Dog Constipated? What to Do

Why is My Dog Constipated? What to Do

Constipation can afflict dogs of any breed, age, or size, and is one of the most common digestive issues our Parrish vets diagnose in pets. Here, we list potential causes of constipation in dogs and how it can be treated. 

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Vaccine Reactions in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

While vaccinations protect dogs against many serious illnesses, some owners worry about adverse reactions to vaccines. In this post, our Parrish vets list the most common reactions dogs have to vaccinations, and which actions to take if your dog has a reaction after receiving their shots.

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Cataracts in Cats

Cataracts in Cats

Are your cat's eyes starting to cloud over? This may indicate that your cat is developing cataracts in its eyes. Today, our Parrish vets discuss cataracts in cats and what to look for. 

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Dog & Cat Hospice Care

Dog & Cat Hospice Care

When your pet is reaching the end of their life they may need ongoing care to help them stay comfortable and happy. Our Parrish vets explain what hospice care is and what you can expect for your dog or cat with this service.

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Old Cats – How to Care for a Senior Cat

Old Cats – How to Care for a Senior Cat

With advancements in veterinary care and medicine, our senior cats are living much longer than they ever have. Today, our Parrish vets discuss how you can keep your senior cat happy and healthy.

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Pet Euthanasia: Understanding the Process & Making Informed Decisions

Pet Euthanasia: Understanding the Process & Making Informed Decisions

Every pet owner wants to ensure that when it's time to say goodbye, their beloved four-legged companion doesn't suffer and can die with dignity. Here, our Parrish vets discuss pet hospice and euthanasia, and how to make decisions that are in your pet's best interest. 

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