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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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Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Dog Intestinal Blockage Surgery

Our dogs sometimes eat things they shouldn't. So, it's important to watch for signs of intestinal blockages in your dog. Today, our Ygnacio Animal Hospital vets explain the cause and symptoms of this very serious issue, as well as the surgery that could save your dog's life. 

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Dog Knee Surgery

Dog Knee Surgery

If your dog is experiencing knee pain due to a torn cruciate ligament (ACL), surgery may be the best treatment option. Today our Walnut Creek vets look at 3 surgery options for treating this common knee injury in dogs.

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Puppy’s First Vet Visit: Checklist & What to Expect

Puppy’s First Vet Visit: Checklist & What to Expect

If you’re the proud pet parent of a new puppy, our Walnut Creek vets will tell you everything you should know about what to do to prepare for your puppy's first visit and what will happen when you take your puppy to its first vet visit.

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Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Are you planning on adding a new fur baby to your family but you're not sure if you want a puppy or a kitten? Our Ygnacio Animal Hospital vets will provide you with information on why raising puppies and kittens together is a great idea.

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Grooming Puppies: When & How to Do It

Grooming Puppies: When & How to Do It

Grooming your puppy can be a daunting task. There are many things to consider like when to start, what you'll need, and what needs to be done to ensure they are groomed properly. Our Ygnacio Animal Hospital vets can answer all those questions for you.

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Cat Breeds That Live the Longest

Cat Breeds That Live the Longest

Although most cats live for 10-14 years or so on average, some breeds of cats do live longer than others. Today, our Walnut Creek vets list some breeds of cats that tend to live longer lives so you can have your feline companion for many years to come.

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