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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 tooth Extractions: What to Expect

Dog tooth Extractions: What to Expect

While your vet will always do everything possible to keep all of your dog's teeth healthy and intact, there may be situations in which disease or decay is too advanced and removal is the only option. Here, our Bakersfield vets discuss what you can expect from dog tooth extractions and why they might be necessary.

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Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

If your cat is over the age of three then chances are that they are experiencing some form of dental disease such as gingivitis. Our Bakersfield vets discuss what gingivitis is in cats along with the signs and symptoms and how you can care for your cat's teeth in the long run.

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Benefits Of Pet Wellness Plans For Your Dog

Benefits Of Pet Wellness Plans For Your Dog

Pet wellness plans are incredibly beneficial to the ongoing veterinary care of dogs and other pets. These wellness plans help make the cost of pet care much more affordable. Today, Our Bakersfield team discusses the benefits of veterinary wellness plans for dogs and other pets, and some things to take into consideration.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal disease, while being a dental condition, can have a widespread negative effect on the entire body of your dog. Today, our Bakersfield vets talk about ways that you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy. 

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Cat Dental Health

Cat Dental Health

While we try to keep our cats as healthy as possible, they may experience various illnesses and conditions. Some of the common conditions we see are dental diseases. Our Bakersfield vets discuss some of the oral health concerns that may affect your cat and how you can help protect their dental health.

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What Does Ringworm Look Like On a Dog?

What Does Ringworm Look Like On a Dog?

Ringworm is surprisingly not a type of worm at all. Ringworm is actually a type of fungus that spreads very easily. Today, our Bakersfield vets discuss what ringworm in dogs looks like and how it is treated.

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5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care is Important

5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care is Important

It is incredibly important to the overall health of your dog to ensure that they receive adequate pet dental care. In this post, our Bakersfield vets share a few reasons why dog dental care is so important to their life-long wellbeing.

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Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Preventive care exams are an important part of caring for your dog or cat. These exams help to monitor your pet's overall health and diagnose and treat conditions early. Our Bakersfield vets discuss these pet checkups and things you can do to prepare your cat or dog for their preventive exam.

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Questions Everyone Should Ask Their Veterinarian

Questions Everyone Should Ask Their Veterinarian

When you are scheduled to bring your pet in for a veterinary appointment it is a good idea to prepare any questions that you might have. Our Bakersfield vets share some of the most common questions that you should ask your veterinarian.

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Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

If you think that one puppy or kitten is adorable, then two must be twice as adorable, right!? While puppies and kittens may look sweet in photographs together and can keep each other company, there are some considerations any pet owner should keep in mind when raising a puppy and kitten in the same home. Here, our Bakersfield vets explain what they are. 

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