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Choosing The Best Dry Dog Foods for Your Small Dog

Choosing The Best Dry Dog Foods for Your Small Dog

There are a huge number of dry dog foods available from supermarkets, pet stores and your vet's office, so how do you know which one is best for your small dog? Our Memphis vets share some tips on choosing the best food for your small dog.

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Common Cancers in Dogs

Common Cancers in Dogs

We understand that finding a lump on your dog can be upsetting. While not every lump will turn out to be cancer there are a number of cancers that our Memphis vets commonly see in dogs. Here are a few of the cancers commonly seen in dogs and their symptoms.

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Best Indoor Cat Breeds

Best Indoor Cat Breeds

If you're looking for a feline companion that will live happily indoors, you may be wondering what the best indoor cat breeds are. Here are a few favorites from our Memphis vets.

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Managing Pain in Dogs After Neutering

Managing Pain in Dogs After Neutering

Our Memphis vets understand that deciding to have your dog spayed or neutered can be an emotional decision for you as a pet owner, but try to keep in mind that these surgeries are fairly routine for your vet, and easy to recover from for you dog. 

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ACL (CCL) Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

ACL (CCL) Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

ACL injuries often occur in athletes, but due to the anatomy of your dog's leg this injury is also very common in dogs. Today our Memphis vets explain the symptoms of ACL injuries in dogs, and the surgeries that can be performed to treat these common knee injuries. 

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Help! My Cat Keeps Vomiting

Help! My Cat Keeps Vomiting

All cats will vomit now and again, but frequent or severe vomiting may be a sign that your cat is suffering from something more serious that just an upset tummy.  So what are the signs that you should take your cat to the vet?

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Plants That Are Toxic to Cats

Plants That Are Toxic to Cats

Many common houseplants are toxic to cats. If your feline friend decides to nibble on a plant, being able to tell your veterinarian exactly what your cat has eaten will help your Memphis vet to provide appropriate treatment as quickly as possible.

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My dog has blood in his poop - what should I do?

My dog has blood in his poop - what should I do?

Our Memphis emergency vets know that responsible dog owners spend a lot of time picking up their dog's poop. For that reason, you likely have a pretty good idea of what a normal stool looks like for your dog. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop? 

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My cat sleeps constantly - how much is too much and when should I worry?

My cat sleeps constantly - how much is too much and when should I worry?

No doubt about it, cats love to sleep. Our Memphis emergency vets are often asked by concerned cat owners if they should be concerned that their cat sleeps so much. When does a cat nap indicate that there may actually be a health emergency?

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Why won't my dog stop shaking his head? Should I worry?

Why won't my dog stop shaking his head? Should I worry?

Persistent vigorous head shaking may be an indication that your dog needs to see a vet. Here, our Memphis vet explains when you should become concerned about your dog's head shaking. 

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