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Spaying or Neutering Your Cat

Spaying or Neutering Your Cat

Having your cat spayed or neutered can provide a number of benefits for your cat's health, prevent unwanted litters and curb undesirable behaviors. But what specific benefits does it offer your beloved pet, what is involved in the procedure and when should you have it performed on your kitty? Here, our West Chester vets explain the details of spaying or neutering your cat.

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FHO Surgery in Cats

FHO Surgery in Cats

FHO surgery can be an effective and relatively inexpensive surgical treatment option for hip problems in cats. Today, our West Chester vets describe the hip anatomy of cats, hip problems that could affect your kitty and what’s involved in FHO surgery and recovery.

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ACL (CCL) Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

ACL (CCL) Injuries & Surgeries in Dogs

SCL injuries are quite common in human athletes, but because of dogs' anatomies, this leg injury can also be frequently found in our canine companions. Here, our West Chester vets explain the symptoms of these joint injuries as they are found in dogs and what kinds of surgeries can be performed in order to treat them. 

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Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Hip Dysplasia Surgery for Dogs

Hip dysplasia describes when one or more of your dog's hips form abnormally. This can occur in any breed, and causes significant pain and discomfort while exercising or even just shifting position. Here, our West Chester vets explain more about hip dysplasia in dogs, its symptoms and the surgeries used to treat this condition. 

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Signs and Symptoms of Asthma in Cats

Signs and Symptoms of Asthma in Cats

Asthma is most often an allergic reaction to inhaled allergens in cats and affects between one and five percent of our feline companions. Do you suspect your cat may be having an asthma attack? Our West Chester veterinary team is here to share some of this condition's most common symptoms and the ways in which it can be treated.

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Benefits of Hydrotherapy (Aquatic Therapy) For Dogs

Benefits of Hydrotherapy (Aquatic Therapy) For Dogs

If your dog is in need of low-impact exercise, or is recovering from an injury or surgery, hydrotherapy may be the ideal way for your pup to have fun while working out. Today our West Chester vets explain what hydrotherapy is and how it could benefit your dog. 

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Tularemia in Dogs

Tularemia in Dogs

Commonly known as Rabbit Fever, tularemia is a bacterial disease which is usually mild in healthy dogs but can be even deadly for immune-compromised pets. Our vets in West Chester will here explain how your dog can contract tularemia and what you should do if your pup is showing symptoms of this rare disease.

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The Symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

The Symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in Dogs

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever, commonly abbreviated to RMSF, is a tick-borne disease found in dogs across America. It causes symptoms ranging from the mild to the possibly life-threatening. Here, our West Chester vets share some of the symptoms of RMSF in dogs.

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Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Ehrlichiosis in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Ehrlichiosis is a tick-borne disease found in dogs and caused by a few different kinds of bacteria referred to as Ehrlichia. Here, our West Chester veterinary team walks you through the causes of this disease, its symptoms and its treatments.

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Babesiosis in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Babesiosis in Dogs: Symptoms and Treatments

Babesiosis, also known as a Babesia infection, is a tick-borne diseases affecting dogs and other mammals across America. Here, our West Chester vets share some of the symptoms of this disease as well as treatments and the ways you can prevent infections from cropping up in the first place. 

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