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What to Expect at Your Puppy’s First Vet Checkup

What to Expect at Your Puppy’s First Vet Checkup

Your new puppy is ready to come home with you and you've got all the essentials, now you need to book your puppy's first vet appointment. Our Parrish veterinarians explain what to expect and what to bring to your first appointment.

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How Often Should You Take Your Cat to the Vet

How Often Should You Take Your Cat to the Vet

In today's blog post, our Parrish vets explain why regular visits to the vet are important for your cat, and how often you should take your cat to the vet for a routine exam. 

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Signs & Treatment for Gingivitis in Cats

Signs & Treatment for Gingivitis in Cats

Dental problems can be extremely painful for cats. As many as 85% of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease such as gingivitis. Our Parrish vets share signs and causes, along with information on how the disease is diagnosed and how it can be treated.

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Signs Your Dog Needs Dental Cleaning

Signs Your Dog Needs Dental Cleaning

Without appropriate dental care, your dog's teeth will decay and disease will gain a foothold. In this post, our Parrish vets share a few reasons why dog dental care is so important and some signs that your dog might need dental care.

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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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New Patients Welcome

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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