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Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

Chocolate Poisoning in Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

While all candy should be avoided by our pets, chocolate in particular can have serious and sometimes fatal side effects if consumed in large amounts. Our Springfield vets explain it all here.

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Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs: Is it an emergency?

Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs: Is it an emergency?

IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is one of the most commonly seen neurologic disorders in dogs, leaving terror and heartbreak for afflicted dogs and their owners in its wake; generally, treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article our Springfield vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs.

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Spaying & Neutering 101 - A Dog Owners Guide

Spaying & Neutering 101 - A Dog Owners Guide

Do you want to know if you should get your dog 'fixed,' or what the process of spaying or neutering your dog entails? Our Springfield veterinarians provide some helpful tips on the spay/neuter procedure, recovery, and potential risks inside.

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Cat Digestive Problems: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

Cat Digestive Problems: Symptoms, Diagnosis, and Treatment

The occasional upset stomach isn't too unusual in cats. It's one of the most common issues our veterinarians at Greenbrier-Springfield Animal Hospital see. But at what point does vomiting, diarrhea, and other digestive issues become worrisome? Our Springfield explain.

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How To Choose the Right Pet for Your Family

How To Choose the Right Pet for Your Family

So you're ready to take on the responsibilities of pet ownership, but you're not sure what kind to get. When adding an animal to the family, there are numerous factors to consider. Our Springfield veterinarians discuss the various types of pets and the benefits and drawbacks that come with each.

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IVDD Surgery - What it Means For Your Dog

IVDD Surgery - What it Means For Your Dog

IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is one of the most commonly seen neurologic disorders in dogs, leaving terror and heartbreak for afflicted dogs and their owners in its wake; generally, treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article our Springfield vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs.

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Dog Ear Hematoma Surgery

Dog Ear Hematoma Surgery

If your dog has an ear hematoma you might wonder what surgery to correct it will entail. Today, our Springfield vet team shares more about what causes aural hematomas in dogs, and the surgery that will correct their symptoms.

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Everything You Need To Know About Cat Dental Care

Everything You Need To Know About Cat Dental Care

Cats can suffer from painful dental health issues due to injury or poor oral hygiene just like people can. Many pet owners don't know what good oral hygiene for cats entails or what sort of dental care cats really need. In this post, our Springfield vets explain how to clean your cat's mouth and keep their teeth healthy.

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Is Dry Food Bad for Cats

Is Dry Food Bad for Cats

We always want the best for our cats, and finding them a diet that will help them thrive is no exception. Some cat owners are concerned about dry food and ask our Springfield vets if it can be harmful to their feline friend's kidneys. 

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Signs of Pneumonia In Dogs

Signs of Pneumonia In Dogs

Although it's rarely a condition pet owners tend to think about, pneumonia in dogs is relatively common. While many dogs recover well from pneumonia the conditions can be a serious health concern for dogs that are senior, immunocompromised, or very young. Our Springfield vets explain more about how pneumonia could affect your dog.

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