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Our Turlock veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Detecting and treating cat illnesses in their very earliest stages can often lead to better treatment outcomes than if they're identified later. But how can you tell if your cat is sick? What are common cat illnesses and their symptoms? Our Turlock vets list a few. 

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Where to Leave a Dog While You're on Vacation

Where to Leave a Dog While You're on Vacation

Even the most adoring dog owner sometimes isn't able to take their dog with them on vacation. Do you know who you can trust to care for your dog while you're away? Today, our Turlock vets share advice on what to do with your dog when you travel. 

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Heavy Bleeding in Cats & Dogs

Heavy Bleeding in Cats & Dogs

Getting to a veterinarian right away should be high priority in any pet emergency. And in some circumstances, such as when your cat or dog is bleeding, you may need to apply some first aid until you can get to our animal hospital for treatment. Our Turlock vets discuss how to apply first aid in this post.

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How long can you leave a cat alone?

How long can you leave a cat alone?

Cats may seem aloof, but evidence suggests that cats do get lonely. They also require a certain level of care to thrive. Here, our Turlock vets explain how long you can leave a cat alone, and give tips for keeping your cat safe and content while you are away.

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Cat Vaccination Schedule

Cat Vaccination Schedule

Some cat owners are hesitant to vaccinate their cats, but we feel that getting cats vaccinated is gravely important. Our Turlock vets provide insights and advice on why it’s important to have your cat vaccinated even if they are indoors.

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How Often Do You Take a Dog to the Vet?

How Often Do You Take a Dog to the Vet?

Regular preventive veterinary care gives your dog the best chance at a long and happy life. Our Turlock vets discuss exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet.

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My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

Did your dog find your gum and decided it was something they had to eat? In this article, our Turlock vets will provide you with all the information you need to know about what to do if your dog eats gum and when to bring your dog in for medical help.

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Dog Boarding: What To Look For When Boarding Your Dog

Dog Boarding: What To Look For When Boarding Your Dog

It is a big decision for dog owners on what to do with their pets while they are away. Here, our Turlock Vets discuss boarding options and questions to consider when choosing a boarding facility.

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Pet First Aid Guide: How to Give Pets First Aid?

Pet First Aid Guide: How to Give Pets First Aid?

Pets, like humans, can have accidents and it is up to their loving owner to know what to do.  For this article, our Turlock vets will discuss first aid. What to do when your pet gets into trouble.

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Signs of Emergency Health Situations in Pets & What to Do

Signs of Emergency Health Situations in Pets & What to Do

Knowing when your pet is in need of emergency care is important. Here, our Turlock vets share some of the signs and symptoms that indicate a trip to the emergency vet is necessary.

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