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Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Dogs of any breed, size, age or lifestyle can become constipated. Constipation is one of the most common digestive issues we see in pets. Here, our Memphis vets explain what you should do if you think your dog may be constipated.

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Why Can't My Cat Stop Coughing?

Why Can't My Cat Stop Coughing?

If your cat’s purr has turned into a cough, it means something is irritating their throat, airways, or lungs. Here, our Memphis emergency veterinarians explain some of the possible causes. 

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Dogs & Antifreeze: Should I Go To the Pet ER?

Dogs & Antifreeze: Should I Go To the Pet ER?

Antifreeze poisoning is one of the most common forms of poisoning in dogs because it is commonly found in households. Here, our Memphis emergency vets explain why you need to get the vet right away if you think your dog has ingested antifreeze.

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Dogs Stung By Bees: What Do I Need To Do?

Dogs Stung By Bees: What Do I Need To Do?

If you think your dog has been stung by a bee it is important to monitor them for an allergic reaction, which would require immediate veterinary care. In most cases, dogs should begin to feel better within a few hours after a bee sting, and you can focus on making them more comfortable. 

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What should I do if my dog eats a battery?

What should I do if my dog eats a battery?

Batteries can be toxic to dogs, so if you think your dog has eaten a battery, call your vet right away.

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What To Do If Your Cat Is Breathing Heavily

Most dogs will chew just about anything - bones, toys, shoes. But what should you do if something gets lodged in your dog's throat? Here, our Memphis emergency veterinarians share what to do if your dog is choking. 

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Heimlich Maneuver For Dogs: What To Do If My Dog Is Choking

Most dogs will chew just about anything - bones, toys, shoes. But what should you do if something gets lodged in your dog's throat? Here, our Memphis emergency veterinarians share what to do if your dog is choking. 

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Our Story: Dea & Bradley

Read how Dea and her favorite rescue dog, Bradley, received exceptional care from the team at Animal Emergency Center in Memphis. 

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Our Story: Ashley & Penny

Read how the Animal Emergency Center in Memphis came to the rescue and saved Ashley's dog, Penny the Briard.

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Our Story: Molly & Ziggi

Read how Molly and her dog, Ziggi, were travelling through Memphis and found the emergency care they needed at Animal Emergency Center.

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