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Our Bakersfield team of veterinary professionals shares tips and advice to help you keep your lovable four-legged friend healthy and happy.

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Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Skin Conditions

Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Skin Conditions

It can be unbearable when your dog is suffering from dermatitis. Here we have our Bakersfield vets explain what causes your dog's skin problems, itching and scratching, and what can be done. 

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Why is My Dog Constipated & What to Do

Why is My Dog Constipated & What to Do

Constipation can occur in dogs of all breeds, sizes, and ages. When it comes to digestive issues, constipation is one of the most frequent issues we discuss. Here, our Bakersfield vets talk about what the concerns are when your dog is constipated.

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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes and Treatments

Does your dog's breath ever smell so bad it makes you cringe? Bad breath is actually fairly common among dogs, especially as they get older, however, it could be a sign of a serious health problem. In this blog, our Bakersfield vets discuss the possible causes of your dog's bad breath as well as how it can be treated and prevented.

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Dental Issues Commonly Found in Cats

Dental Issues Commonly Found in Cats

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

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Treat It

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Treat It

Colloquially known as gum disease, Periodontal disease the negative impact on your dog's oral health it causes can further impact their overall health. In today's post, our Bakersfield vets talk about causes, symptoms, and treatments available to help repair the damage of Periodontal disease in dogs.

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Dog Joint Pain

Dog Joint Pain

Joint pain is a common condition that afflicts dogs of all ages, negatively impacting their quality of life. It can be difficult to notice your dog is experiencing joint pain unless you know what to look for, so today our Bakersfield vets are here to walk you through joint pain in dogs.

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Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

It's obviously distressing to realize your cat is limping without explanation. There are countless different ways your cat may have injured their leg or paw, and even that does not cover the full breadth of potential causes for cat limping. Today, our Bakersfield vets explain different causes for cat limping, and what cat owners can do to take care of their feline friends.

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The Importance of Dog Checkups and Cat Checkups

The Importance of Dog Checkups and Cat Checkups

Annual exams or vet checkups for your dog or cat allow your veterinarian to monitor your pet's health by checking for early signs of disease and providing preventive treatments that help protect your pet against potentially life-threatening conditions. Today our Bakersfield vets explain the benefits of dog checkups and cat checkups in delivering best-in-class preventive care for pets.

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Diarrhea in Dogs - What causes it and is is bloody diarrhea in dogs an emergency?

Diarrhea in Dogs - What causes it and is is bloody diarrhea in dogs an emergency?

It can be stressful when your dog has unexplained diarrhea, our dogs cannot tell us how they're feeling and it can feel like guesswork trying to find out if they are OK. Today, our Bakersfield vets explain some common causes of diarrhea, what to do if your dog's stool is bloody, and when it's time to call an emergency vet.

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Pet Emergencies - When does my dog or cat need to see an emergency vet?

Pet Emergencies - When does my dog or cat need to see an emergency vet?

It is not always obvious when a situation qualifies as a pet emergency warranting a trip to an emergency vet. Today, our Bakersfield vets discuss signs that your dog or cat needs a visit to an ER for pets.

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