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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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Kitten Age Chart: How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is?

Kitten Age Chart: How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is?

If you have a new kitten, you may wonder how to track their age and development during their crucial first year of life. Today, our Walnut Creek vets share some information about how to tell how old a kitten is and advice about how to care for your new feline friend.

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Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

Most dog owners will notice changes in their pets as they grow older. Some of these changes are typical, but others, such as unexpected weight loss, can be worrisome. Our Walnut Creek veterinarians discuss weight loss in older dogs and when you should be concerned.

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How to Raise a Puppy: Guide for the First Year

How to Raise a Puppy: Guide for the First Year

Bringing a cute puppy into your family is a joyful experience, but it's important to provide them with special care and attention. In this blog, our Walnut Creek veterinarians talk about essential info on how to raise a puppy, especially during their crucial first year. 

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FHO Surgery in Cats

FHO Surgery in Cats

Our Walnut Creek veterinarians provide valuable information on FHO surgery as an effective and affordable solution for hip problems in cats. The anatomy of feline hips, the potential issues that can arise, and the details of FHO surgery and recovery.

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Should I Have My Dog Microchipped?

Should I Have My Dog Microchipped?

If you want to increase the likelihood of being reunited with your lost dog, then microchipping them is a great option. Our vets Walnut Creek can provide you with more information on the advantages of microchipping.

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Should I get my cat microchipped?

Should I get my cat microchipped?

Learn more from our Walnut Creek veterinarians about the benefits of microchipping your cat, which increases the likelihood of finding them if they become lost.

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Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog Or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog Or Cat

When your pet needs diagnostic imaging, you may have questions about what to expect. Today, the Walnut Creek vets discuss what you can expect when you bring your pet to us for an X-ray or CT scan.

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

We understand that it can be upsetting to take your pet for a blood test. To help ease your concerns, our Walnut Creek vets are here to help explain blood tests for dogs.

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PU Surgery in Cats

PU Surgery in Cats

Blockages can be life-threatening if not treated immediately and a perineal urethrostomy may be suggested. The Walnut Creek vets talk about what perineal urethrostomy surgery is and what to expect from PU surgery and recovery for your cat.

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Cat Hernia Surgery

Cat Hernia Surgery

As long as they are detected early, hernias in cats typically aren’t serious and can be repaired with surgery. In this post, our Walnut Creek vets describe different types of hernias and offer insight into what to expect from cat hernia surgery.

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