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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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My Cat Won't Eat

My Cat Won't Eat

Is your cat not eating? You may wonder whether your feline friend needs to see an emergency vet. Our Turlock vets list some common reasons why cats may stop eating, and how to tell if your cat’s case is an emergency. 

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Puppy’s First Vet Visit Checklist

Puppy’s First Vet Visit Checklist

You have a new puppy in your life. You've got all the essentials, and you've booked your new puppy's first vet appointment. Our Turlock veterinarians explain what to expect and what to bring to your first appointment.

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How Long Should Dogs be Staying Home Alone

How Long Should Dogs be Staying Home Alone

CAs much as you'd love to stay home and with your dog all day but it's just not feasible, you have work, school, and errands to take care of. So, how long can you leave your dog home alone, and what they will get up to while you are gone? Our Turlock vets explain.

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Is My Cat Overweight?

Is My Cat Overweight?

Carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's overall health and longevity. Our Turlock vets explain how you can tell if you have a fluffy cat or an overweight cat.

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A Guide to the First Year of Raising a Puppy

A Guide to the First Year of Raising a Puppy

Puppies are cute, but raising a puppy takes work. Here are some tips on raising a puppy from our Turlock vets to help you get through the first year with your new puppy to help them grow up to be a happy, healthy, well-adjusted dog.

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My Cat is Having Trouble Breathing

My Cat is Having Trouble Breathing

Your cat may be panting but that doesn't necessarily mean that its breathing is labored. Labored breathing actually means that your pet is struggling to breathe. Below our Turlock vets explain what to do if your cat is having difficulties breathing.

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