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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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What should I do if my cat won't drink water?

What should I do if my cat won't drink water?

It's important for your cat's overall well-being that they drink enough water. So how do you hydrate a cat that won't drink water? Here, our Parrish vets share some reasons why your cat may not be drinking and what to do.

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The Benefits of Canine Chiropractic Care

The Benefits of Canine Chiropractic Care

At Ellenton Animal Hospital we provide chiropractic care to pets suffering from musculoskeletal conditions to help relieve pain and promote healing. Here, our Parrish vets explain more. 

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The 10 Best Dogs for First-Time Dog Owners

The 10 Best Dogs for First-Time Dog Owners

Becoming a first-time dog owner is exciting - but how do you know which dog to pick? Today, our Parrish vets offer tips and advice on how to select the right breed of dog to suit your lifestyle. 

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Cat Wound Care

Cat Wound Care

Throughout their life, your feline friend is likely to get a cut, bite, or wound of some type, so it's important to know how to treat a small wound at home and when your cat needs veterinary care. Today, our Parrish vets explain.

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How to Care for a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

How to Care for a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

If you have an aging dog, the care they need changes to focus on improving their comfort and helping them maintain a good quality of life. Today, our Parrish vets share how to tell if your pet is aging and the best way to take care of an old dog. 

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Dental Care for Cats: What You Need to Know

Dental Care for Cats: What You Need to Know

Routine dental care is a key part of your cat's overall health—but most cats don't receive the oral healthcare they need. Today, our Parrish vets explain how to clean your cat's teeth and keep their mouth healthy and pain-free.

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Common Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs & How to Stop It

Common Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs & How to Stop It

When your dog has diarrhea it can be stressful. Today, our Parrish vets discuss some common causes of diarrhea in dogs, along with what you can do to stop it and when it warrants a trip to the emergency vet. 

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Urinary Tract Infections & Disease in Cats

Urinary Tract Infections & Disease in Cats

While cats can get urinary tract infections, urinary issues in cats are more likely to be caused by feline lower urinary tract disease or FLUTD. Today we look at the symptoms, causes, and treatments for urinary conditions in cats.

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Ear Infections in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Ear Infections in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Ear infections are a common complaint seen by our Parrish vets. Most dog ear infections are easy to treat if diagnosed early. Here are some signs that your pup might have an ear infection and what you should do.

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Help! Why won't my dog eat?

Help! Why won't my dog eat?

Today our Parrish vets discuss some common reasons that may cause your pup to skip a meal, what to do if your dog isn't eating, and the indicators that it may be an emergency situation. 

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