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Puppy Knuckling: Causes, Treatment, & How to Help

Puppy Knuckling: Causes, Treatment, & How to Help

Have you noticed your puppy is walking or standing on the tops of its feet instead of its paws? This is knuckling, and it can point to various health issues. Today, our vets in Springfield explain what knuckling is in puppies and how it can be stopped. 

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Parvovirus in Dogs

Parvovirus in Dogs

What is parvovirus in dogs and how do they get it? Which symptoms should you look for? Can it be treated? Our Springfield vets answer these questions in today's post. 

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Cat Rabies Vaccine: Cost, Schedule, & Side Effects

Cat Rabies Vaccine: Cost, Schedule, & Side Effects

The rabies virus is exceptionally dangerous for cats; fortunately, it is entirely preventable. Our Springfield vets discuss the costs, scheduling, and side effects associated with getting your cat vaccinated against rabies.

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Bacterial Ear Infections in Dogs

Bacterial Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit our Springfield emergency animal hospital. Fortunately, most ear infections in dogs are easy to treat if caught early. Here are some of the signs of dog ear infections, and what to do if your dog's ears aren't as healthy as they should be.

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Best Dog Breed For Kids

Best Dog Breed For Kids

Looking for the best dog for kids? Here are 10 great breeds that our Springfield vets recommend that you consider for your family. 

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Fluid In and Around a Cat's Lungs

Fluid In and Around a Cat's Lungs

Cats' breathing problems can be much worse than their behavior would lead you to believe. Cats may not show major changes in their health until they have trouble breathing a lot. At this point, they can quickly get respiratory failure. Our Springfield vets will teach you how to spot the signs of lung problems in cats in this post.

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Deworming for Cats

Deworming for Cats

Learning your cat has worms can be frightening and make you worried about the health of your beloved kitty. Here, our Springfield vets discuss the types and causes of worms in cats, the symptoms you need to be aware of, and the treatment options available.

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Skin Lumps on Cats

Skin Lumps on Cats

Your having a nice moment with your feline friend, petting him, when you notice a lump under your cat's chin, or on his side, or anywhere on his body. You cannot tell what is going on simply by feeling it. Your cat could be suffering from an infection, a parasite, or a more serious condition. Today, our [SITEWIDE][LOCATION vets discuss skin lumps on cats and what they can mean.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs: Stages & Treatment

Periodontal Disease in Dogs: Stages & Treatment

Periodontal disease not only negatively impacts the health of your dog's mouth, but it can also impact their overall health and well-being. Here, our Springfield vets explain the disease as well as its symptoms, causes, and treatment options. 

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Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

So you have just brought home a little bundle of joy. Congratulations! But make sure you're scheduling your first veterinary appointment, as well as routine exams going forward. To help you prepare, our Springfield vets discuss what to expect at your kitten's first appointment.

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