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Our West Chester veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Checklist for your puppies first vet checkup

Checklist for your puppies first vet checkup

It's finally time for your puppy to come home with you! You've got all the essentials, and you've booked your new puppy's first vet checkup. Our West Chester veterinarians explain what to expect and what to bring to your first appointment.

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Causes and Prevention of Ear Mites in Cats

Causes and Prevention of Ear Mites in Cats

Ear mites are highly contagious and common external parasites. They can irritate both ears and skin in cats and dogs and lead to infections that cause excessive itching and health issues. They are more common in cats than dogs and are fairly easy to treat. Here, our West Chester vets list symptoms, causes and treatments for ear mites in cats. 

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is a common condition seen in dogs by our West Chester vets. Today, we explain the cause and symptoms of periodontal disease in dogs and how you can help prevent this painful condition and preserve your pup's oral health. 

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Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

When your puppy is teething it can be a stressful time for both you and your pup. Here, our West Chester vets offer some tips and tricks on how you help your puppy feel better during this time. 

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Gingivitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

In some cases, cats with poor oral health can develop a painful condition known as gingivitis. In this post, our West Chester vets share symptoms, causes, and treatment for gingivitis in cats. 

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Dog Dental Care

Dog Dental Care

Dental care is important for a dog's overall health, but most pups don't receive the oral health care they need. Today, our West Chester vets explain the importance of cleaning your dog's teeth and why professional dental care should be a part of your dog's annual preventive healthcare. 

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Common Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Skin Conditions

Common Dog Skin Problems: Scratching, Itching & Other Skin Conditions

Has your dog been excessively itching, scratching, or licking their skin? They could be suffering from a condition called dermatitis. Today our West Chester vets discuss some common causes of dermatitis and how to help your pup feel better.

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Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

Although a few extra pounds might make your feline friend appear cute and cuddly, carrying even a little extra weight can have a negative long-term effect on your cat. Today, our West Chester vets explain Constipation in dogs is an issue commonly seen by our West Chester vets. Today, our West Chester Veterinary Medical Center team explains the signs of constipation and how to help a constipated dog. 

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Constipation in Dogs: How to Help & When to Seek Urgent Care

Constipation in Dogs: How to Help & When to Seek Urgent Care

Constipation in dogs is an issue commonly seen by our West Chester vets. Today, our West Chester Veterinary Medical Center team explains the signs of constipation and how to help a constipated dog.

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My Cat is Limping: What Causes Limping and When to See A Vet

My Cat is Limping: What Causes Limping and When to See A Vet

Worried that your cat is limping all of a sudden? Limping is a sign your feline companion is in pain. Our West Chester vets discuss common causes of limping and when it's time to bring your cat to the vet. 

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