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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 Emergency Care

Constipation in Dogs: How to Help & When to Seek Emergency 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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Signs of Joint Pain in Dogs - Causes and Treatment

Signs of Joint Pain in Dogs - Causes and Treatment

Joint pain is a common condition which afflicts dogs of all ages, affecting their quality of life and, if untreated, potentially developing into serious conditions and injuries. It may be difficult to notice your dog is experiencing joint pain unless you know what to look for. Here, our West Chester vets walk you through joint pain in your pup, including its types, causes and treatments. 

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Why Are Routine Veterinary Checkups Important?

Why Are Routine Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routine wellness exams are able to help keep your pet spry, healthy and happy by allowing our vets to assess and diagnose signs of disease early or prevent them altogether. Here, our West Chester vets share information about why these exams are important and what is involved in the process.

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Cat Rabies Vaccine: Schedule, Cost, and Side Effects

Cat Rabies Vaccine: Schedule, Cost, and Side Effects

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

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What Vaccinations Does Your Puppy Need and When?

What Vaccinations Does Your Puppy Need and When?

Our team of veterinarians in West Chester know that repeating appointments to get your puppy vaccinated and have their boosters administered may seem pretty inconvenient, but following your dog's vaccination schedule is incredibly important. This goes doubly for young puppies who are getting their first vaccinations. 

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Can a Dog Have a Reaction to the Bordetella Vaccine?

Can a Dog Have a Reaction to the Bordetella Vaccine?

The benefits of vaccinating your dog nearly always outweigh any risk of reactions they might have to those vaccines. For dog illnesses like Bordetella—or Kennel Cough—there are some possible reactions your dog may have to their appropriate vaccinations. Here, our West Chester vets provide some guidance on the common reactions to the Bordetella vaccine in dogs as well as what to do if your dog has a serious reaction.

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