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

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What is Leptospirosis in Dogs?

What is Leptospirosis in Dogs?

Leptospirosis is a disease that is usually seen in dogs but can be spread from dogs to people. Today, our Walnut Creek vets talk about the symptoms of leptospirosis in dogs and how you can prevent it.

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My cat is breathing fast. Should I be worried?

My cat is breathing fast. Should I be worried?

It can be frightening to see your cat breathing quickly, especially if you don't know if it is considered an emergency or not. In this post, our Walnut Creek vets explain the causes of fast and rapid breathing in cats and when you should call a vet. 

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How To Help A Dog With Allergic Dermatitis

How To Help A Dog With Allergic Dermatitis

In this post, our Walnut Creek vets discuss ways you can recognize the different types of allergic dermatitis in dogs and how they are treated.

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Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth resorption is a painful condition that affects approximately 40% of adult cats, and since many cat owners don't know how to recognize it, this condition often goes untreated. Today, our Walnut Creek vets share the symptoms of Tooth resorption in cats and how it is treated.

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Common Cat Dental Problems

Common Cat Dental Problems

Dental problems can cause your cat significant discomfort, and lead to other health concerns. Today, our Walnut Creek veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems, what the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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How to Clean Your Cat's Teeth

How to Clean Your Cat's Teeth

Today, our Walnut Creek vets discuss the importance of dental care for cats and how you can clean your cat's teeth at home.

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A Detailed Guide to Teething Puppies

A Detailed Guide to Teething Puppies

It can be hard for pet owners when their puppies start teething. The pain our canine companions feel when teething can compel them to chew on everything they see. Today, our Walnut Creek vets talk about puppy teething and share some ways you and your pup can endure this trying stage.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs & How to Treat It

Periodontal Disease in Dogs & How to Treat It

If your dog has periodontal disease both, their oral and overall health is being negativly impacted. Here, our Walnut Creek vets discuss what periodontal disease in dogs is, how you can prevent it, and share tips for keeping your pup's mouth healthy.

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How to Help Your Constipated Cat

How to Help Your Constipated Cat

Constipation can be a serious health concern in cats. If your kitty is suffering from constipation, they could be uncomfortable, restless, or even in pain. Here, our vets in Walnut Creek discuss the possible causes of cat constipation and how you can help.

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Can Cats Get a Cold?

Can Cats Get a Cold?

Cat colds are upper respiratory infections that have the same characteristics as human colds. If your kitty is sneezing or suffering from a runny nose they may have a cold. Today, our vets in Walnut Creek share important details about cat colds, including the symptoms and when to see a vet.

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