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How to Take Care of a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

How to Take Care of a Senior Dog: Tips & Advice

If your dog is 'getting up there in years, there are several things to keep in mind for your aging pooch. Today our Walnut Creek vets discuss senior dogs, their needs, and what you can do to help your pet live out their golden years happily. 

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Feeding and Caring for the Elderly Cat: Ways to Help Prolong Its Longevity

Feeding and Caring for the Elderly Cat: Ways to Help Prolong Its Longevity

As your cat gets older its needs are going to change. Today, our Walnut Creek vets explain how to feed and care for your elderly cat and hopefully with ways to help prolong your cat's life.

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Aging cats: When Is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Aging cats: When Is a Cat Considered a Senior?

Today our Walnut Creek vets discuss at what age a cat is considered senior, how to spot signs of aging, and the special care requirements that an aging cat might need.

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Can Acupuncture Help My Pet Feel Better?

Can Acupuncture Help My Pet Feel Better?

If your pet suffers from chronic pain, arthritis, or the discomfort of gastrointestinal issues, acupuncture may be able to help relieve your pet's pain and help your pet feel better. Today, our Walnut Creek vets discuss veterinary acupuncture for pain management and more.

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Signs of Pain in Cats & What Can Help

Signs of Pain in Cats & What Can Help

To provide your cat with all the care they need to live a long and healthy life, it's important to be able to spot the signs of pain early and know what to do. Below, our Walnut Creek vets offer some advice on how to tell if your cat is in pain, and what you can do to help.

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5 Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs

5 Health Benefits of Acupuncture for Dogs

When it comes to our dogs, there's probably nothing we wouldn't do to avoid them from feeling agony or discomfort, which is why new therapeutic approaches are being adopted. Pet acupuncture and other complementary treatments provide innovative and noninvasive solutions to improve rehabilitation and manage discomfort. Today, our Walnut Creek vets discuss the five benefits of acupuncture for dogs.

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What You Should Know About Cat Grooming

What You Should Know About Cat Grooming

Getting a cat to sit down for a grooming session is never an easy task, which is why in this blog our Walnut Creek vets share tips on how you can make grooming your cat more pleasant for both of you. We also discuss the importance of keeping your feline friend clean.

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What You Should Know About Dog Grooming

What You Should Know About Dog Grooming

Grooming can be a great opportunity to get some bonding time in with your dog and can help keep him or her looking and feeling their best. Our Walnut Creek vets offer some advice on at-home dog grooming.

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Why Does My Pet Need An Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need An Urinalysis?

So today, our Walnut Creek vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best decisions regarding their medical care.

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Your Dog's Anal Gland Health: More Important Than You Think

Your Dog's Anal Gland Health: More Important Than You Think

Your dog can go its whole life without any issues with their anal glands but they can be something that should be a concern when they are not working properly. Our Ygnacio Animal Hospital vets will provide information on anal gland health and what we can do for your dog.

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