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Aural Hematomas in Cats

Aural Hematomas in Cats

Sometimes our cats experience unexpected injuries that result in uncommon signs and symptoms. Today, our Tennessee vets discuss aural hematomas in cats, what causes this condition and how it should be treated to avoid recurrence.

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Cat Dental Surgery & Tooth Extractions

Cat Dental Surgery & Tooth Extractions

There may be times when your cat has experienced dental damage or decay that is beyond repair and needs to be addressed immediately. Here, our Tennessee vet dentists discuss the reasons that your cat may need a tooth removed and what you can expect if they require tooth extraction surgery. 

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Spay & Neuter: Getting Your Cat Fixed

Spay & Neuter: Getting Your Cat Fixed

If you have adopted a new kitten or adult cat, you may wonder if you should get your new fur-baby fixed. Our Tennessee vets explain why having your cat fixed is beneficial for your cat and what to expect from the spay or neuter surgery.

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C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

While most dog labor will go on without a hitch, there may be the occasional delivery that will need a little extra help. This is where c-section surgery can help ensure that your dog has their puppies safely. Today our Tennessee vets talk about what natural labor in dogs looks like, when c-section surgery may be able to help and what to expect during the procedure.

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Causes and Treatment of Limping in Dogs

Causes and Treatment of Limping in Dogs

If your dog has experienced some form of injury or pain in one of their legs then you will most likely witness your pup limping. Our Tennessee vets discuss lameness or limping in dogs, what the common causes are and how we might treat this condition.

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Chronic Pain Conditions in Dogs

Chronic Pain Conditions in Dogs

If your dog is experiencing chronic pain then their quality of life will be greatly diminished and while diagnosing this condition can be tough there are some telltale signs. Here, our Tennessee vets share some information about chronic pain in dogs, how it is diagnosed and ways to help relieve the pain your dog is feeling.

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Dog Wound Care & Healing

Dog Wound Care & Healing

While injuries are fairly common among dogs and most will be small and manageable, there might be times when your dog will require a bit of extra care. Here, our Tennessee vets share some advice for dog wound care while at home, when you should consider seeing a vet and how to speed up recovery.

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Allergic Dermatitis in Dogs and How You Can Help

Allergic Dermatitis in Dogs and How You Can Help

Unlike humans who sneeze when they have allergies, dogs develop allergic dermatitis which affects their skin causing them to become very itchy. Our Tennessee vets will discuss allergic dermatitis in dogs, its symptoms, and things you can do to help your dog feel better.

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When To Bring Your Limping Cat To The Vet

When To Bring Your Limping Cat To The Vet

Whether your feline friend is an indoor cat or an outdoor adventurer, there are myriad ways that your cat could injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. But injuries aren't the only reason for cats limping. Here our Tennessee vets share a few common reasons for limping in cats and what you should do.

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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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