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Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworms cause gastrointestinal upset in otherwise healthy adult dogs but can be fatal for puppies. Today, our New York vets share facts about hookworms in dogs and how these problematic parasites can be treated or prevented.

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Rabies In Cats

Rabies In Cats

Wondering whether getting your cat vaccinated against rabies is worth the hassle? The fact is that in most US states pets must be kept up-to-date on their rabies shots, but equally important is the fact that one day that vaccine could save your pet's life. Our New York vets explain. 

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Fever in Dogs

Fever in Dogs

Detecting a fever in dogs can be difficult. Here, our New York explains how to detect a fever in dogs, the causes, symptoms, and what you need to know to care for your pet.

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How To Handle A Reaction To A Vaccine In Your Cat or Dog

How To Handle A Reaction To A Vaccine In Your Cat or Dog

All veterinary procedures come with some level of risk, even pet vaccinations. Most of the time the benefits of giving your cat or dog vaccinations are worth the very small risk. In this post, our New York vets discuss the possible side effects of vaccines and what you should do if your pet experiences one.

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Bladder Stones in Dogs: Causes & What to Do

Bladder Stones in Dogs: Causes & What to Do

Bladder stones can result in your dog having problems urinating and may even become life-threatening if they completely obstruct the bladder. In this post, ourNew York vets explain everything you need to know about bladder stones in dogs.

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Whipworm In dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Whipworm In dogs: Symptoms, Treatment & Prevention

Whipworm is very common in dogs but most pet parents don't know what to look for. Our Rivergate Veterinary Clinic vets will explain what whipworm is, its symptoms, treatment, and what can be done to prevent it.

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Cat Shots: Should I get my cat vaccinated?

Cat Shots: Should I get my cat vaccinated?

You may have many questions when it comes to getting your cat vaccinated, but our New York vets can provide insight on why it is important and when to get them.

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Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis (OA) is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that gradually becomes more severe. While no cure has been discovered for this painful condition, your New York vet may be able to successfully manage symptoms to help your dog enjoy a good quality of life as they continue to age. 

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When is a cat considered a senior?

When is a cat considered a senior?

Today our New York 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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Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

In this post, our New York vets list signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what you should do if your dog suddenly shows signs of kidney failure. 

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