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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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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Parrish. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread numerous serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to both pets and their people. Today, our vets in Parrish explain how these external parasites thrive, including signs to beware of, and how you can keep ticks away from your pets and family. 

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

While Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world, it can be treated if caught early. Today, our vets in Parrish share the facts about Lyme disease in pets. 

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Ellenton Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Parrish companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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