Weight fluctuations happen, especially as your pup begins to age. While most of the time it's caused by natural changes there may be an underlying condition behind it. Here, our Bakersfield vets talk about the reasons behind weight loss in older dogs and when it becomes a concern.
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We understand that it can be upsetting to take your pet for a blood test but they can provide valuable information about the health of your beloved pet. Here, our Bakersfield vets share some reasons why your pet may need bloodwork and how to understand the results of your dog's blood test.
If your pet isn't feeling their best or is experiencing any type of condition then your vet will likely request diagnostic testing. Here, our Bakersfield vets share some of the most common types of diagnostic imaging performed on cats and dogs including pet X-rays and CT scans.
Most dogs will chew just about anything - bones, toys, shoes. But what should you do if something gets lodged in your dog's mouth or throat and they start to choke? Here, our Bakersfield veterinarians share what to do in a choking emergency and how to properly perform the Heimlich maneuver on dogs.
When it comes to the lifelong health and happiness of your pet you will need to provide more than just love. Routine exams, dental care and vaccinations can all help. But how often should you take your dog or cat to the vet? Our Bakersfield vets talk about how often you should bring your dog or cat in for a pet checkup and how wellness exams can help them live well into their golden years.
Just like any creature, cats may occasionally eat something that doesn't agree with their tummy or experience an illness that leaves them feeling icky and causes unpleasant symptoms like vomiting. But when is it a cause for concern? Our Bakersfield vets share some of the causes of vomiting in cats and when it's time to worry.
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Stine Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vet is passionate about improving the health of Bakersfield companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.