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Help! My Cat Keeps Vomiting

Help! My Cat Keeps Vomiting

Posted Mar 16th, 2020

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

Posted Mar 9th, 2020

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?

Posted Feb 26th, 2020

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?

Posted Feb 13th, 2020

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?

Posted Jan 29th, 2020

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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Does my cat have a broken leg? How can I tell if it's serious?

Does my cat have a broken leg? How can I tell if it's serious?

Posted Jan 21st, 2020

Our Memphis vet knows that whether your cat is an outdoor feline or an indoor friend, accidents can happen. That's why it's important to understand what to look for if you think your cat may have a broken or fractured leg. 

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Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Why is my dog constipated? What should I do?

Posted Jan 7th, 2020

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?

Posted Dec 20th, 2019

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?

Posted Dec 16th, 2019

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?

Posted Nov 25th, 2019

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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