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ACL in Dogs - What is it and how is it treated?

ACL in Dogs - What is it and how is it treated?

When it comes to humans, ACL injuries are common among athletes. Did you know that dogs can suffer a similar injury in a ligament known as the cranial cruciate ligament or CCL? Our Tennessee vets talk about ACL (CCL) type injuries in dogs and how treatment with surgery can help get your dog moving around again.

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15 Best Small Exotic Pets for Apartment Living

15 Best Small Exotic Pets for Apartment Living

While a large animal such as a dog or cat may not be the best option for those that live in apartments, there are many types of small exotic animals that can potentially make great small space pets. Today, our Tennessee vets share 15 of the best small exotic pet options that are the perfect size for living in smaller apartments.

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My Dog Keeps Shaking His Head: Should I Worry?

My Dog Keeps Shaking His Head: Should I Worry?

Dogs can often be seen shaking their head after they have been wet but what about when they shake their head at other times? Here, our Tennessee vets share some reasons why your dog might be shaking his head and when to bring them to their vet.

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How Often Should a Rabbit Visit The Vet?

How Often Should a Rabbit Visit The Vet?

Owning a bunny can be a very rewarding experience as they are very loving and enjoy a good cuddle while also being trainable just as you would cats or dogs. In this blog, our Tennessee vets talk about how often you should bring a pet rabbit to the vet and what to expect from bunny vet visits.

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Old Cats: Care for Senior Cats

Old Cats: Care for Senior Cats

Cats are becoming more and more likely to live well into their golden years thanks to the advancements in veterinary medicine and care. Our Tennessee veterinarians discuss the signs of old age in cats, what changes to expect and how to care for your senior cat.

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How to Handle a Pet Emergency

How to Handle a Pet Emergency

What does a pet emergency look like, what steps should you take in such a situation, and who should you call? Today, our Tennessee vets share examples of pet emergencies and which actions to take.

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Dental Problems & Diseases in Dogs

Dental Problems & Diseases in Dogs

While we may focus on the body and internal functions of our pets when we think of their health and care, their dental health is just as important. In today's post, our Tennessee vets discuss common dental problems and diseases in dogs and what you can do to help protect their health.

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Why is my Cat Breathing Heavy?

Why is my Cat Breathing Heavy?

You may catch some animals panting heavily on occasion, some more frequently than others, such as dogs. One animal that doesn't pant often is cats. In fact, if you notice that your cat is breathing heavy or panting then you may want to pay attention. Here, our Tennessee vets discuss some of the reasons your cat is experiencing heavy breathing and when you should be concerned.

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What Are The Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans?

What Are The Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans?

Pet wellness plans can help manage the cost of routine veterinary care making it easier to keep up with regular care for your beloved companion. Today, our Belle Forest Animal Hospital veterinary team discusses pet wellness plans and what the benefits and downsides are for pets in the Tennessee area. 

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Are Pet Wellness Plans Worth It For Routine Care?

Are Pet Wellness Plans Worth It For Routine Care?

Wellness plans are ideal to help spread out the cost of pet care for your cat or dog, but are they worth it? Today, our Tennessee vets discuss the benefits of wellness plans, why you should get one and if they are really worth it for routine pet care.

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