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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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Can a vaccinated dog still get rabies?

Can a vaccinated dog still get rabies?

Vaccines are developed to help decrease the risk associated with various serious and potentially life-threatening diseases such as rabies. Our Bakersfield vets answer questions about rabies in dogs including 'What are the chances of a vaccinated dog getting rabies?' and 'Can dogs get rabies after vaccination?'.

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Can a vaccinated dog still get rabies?

Can a vaccinated dog still get rabies?

Vaccines are developed to help decrease the risk associated with various serious and potentially life-threatening diseases such as rabies. Our Bakersfield vets answer questions about rabies in dogs including 'What are the chances of a vaccinated dog getting rabies?' and 'Can dogs get rabies after vaccination?'.

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Should I get my cat microchipped?

Should I get my cat microchipped?

Cats can be quick to slip outside if the opportunity presents itself. Finding them can be difficult, especially if they don't have a collar with any identifying information. Here, our vets in Bakersfield talk about how microchipping a cat can help reunite them with their owners and how quick and simple the process is.

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Pregnant Cat: Signs & Care

Pregnant Cat: Signs & Care

If you think that your cat is pregnant then you have many questions about both the pregnancy and what to expect. Today, our Bakersfield vets discuss caring for your cat, how long they are pregnant, and how to prepare for delivery.

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What to Expect When You Attend a Wellness Exam for Your Pet

What to Expect When You Attend a Wellness Exam for Your Pet

By bringing your companion in for ongoing veterinary checkups and care you allow your vet the opportunity to monitor your pet's ongoing health. Here, our vets in Bakersfield talk about the purpose of routine visits and what to expect when you attend your pet's annual wellness exam.

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Does my cat need a friend?

Does my cat need a friend?

Cats, while seemingly content with being on their own, actually thrive in social settings. In this post, our Bakersfield vets talk about the signs that your cat is lonely and what steps to take if you believe that your cat may need a friend.

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Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

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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Dog Knee Surgery

Dog Knee Surgery

Knee injuries in dogs don't typically heal on their own which means that dogs to have surgery to properly help them recover. Today our Bakersfield vets share some of the most common types of dog knee surgery and what you can expect from each one.

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Cat Rabies: Signs & Symptoms

Cat Rabies: Signs & Symptoms

Rabies is a potentially life-threatening yet preventable disease that can affect your cat. Today, our Bakersfield vets talk about the dangers of the rabies virus, the symptoms and how it can affect your cat.

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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 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.

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