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

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My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

Dogs are curious animals that love to explore. Unfortunately, they often do so by chewing or ingesting unknown objects, such as gum. In this post, our North Providence vets will discuss the potential danger of gum for dogs and what happens if a dog eats gum.

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My cat won't drink water! What should I do?

My cat won't drink water! What should I do?

Like you or me, cats need to drink water to avoid dehydration. Staying hydrated keeps their bodies working as well as possible. Here, our vets in North Providence discuss the signs of dehydration in cats and how to hydrate a cat that won't drink water.

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Diarrhea in Dogs: When is It an Emergency?

Diarrhea in Dogs: When is It an Emergency?

Our North Providence vets understand you might be feeling concerned if your dog has been experiencing unexplained diarrhea. In this post, you'll learn some common causes of diarrhea and what to do if your dog's stool is bloody, and how to treat this symptom of stomach upset. Plus, when it's time to seek a vet's help. 

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Should I get my dog vaccinated? Why do it and when to do it

Should I get my dog vaccinated? Why do it and when to do it

As a responsible pet owner, one of the most critical decisions for your furry friend is whether to vaccinate them. Ensuring your dog is up-to-date with their vaccinations is essential for their health and well-being. This blog post will cover why vaccinating your dog is important when to do it, and the potential side effects. 

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Rabies in Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

Rabies in Dogs: Signs & Symptoms

What are the symptoms of rabies? Can this disease be treated?" These are common questions asked by concerned dog owners. In this blog post, our veterinarians in North Providence discuss the signs and symptoms of rabies in dogs and how to prevent your canine companion from contracting this serious illness.

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Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear mites are a type of external parasite that commonly affects cats and dogs. They can cause irritation and itching. Our veterinarians in North Providence can help you treat and prevent ear mites in cats.

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What is parainfluenza in dogs?

What is parainfluenza in dogs?

Our North Providence vets are here to provide information on canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV), a highly contagious respiratory illness that affects dogs worldwide. It is important to know the symptoms and causes of parainfluenza in dogs and how to treat it. 

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Chances of a Vaccinated Dog Getting Rabies

Chances of a Vaccinated Dog Getting Rabies

While you may have already vaccinated your dog against rabies, there is still a small chance that it could become infected. Our vets in North Providence will discuss rabies and whether your dog can still get infected after being vaccinated.

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Understanding Dental Radiographs for Cats and Dogs

Understanding Dental Radiographs for Cats and Dogs

Just like humans, our pets require diligent attention to their oral health. Neglecting oral health can lead to various health issues. Our veterinarians in North Providence discuss the importance of dental radiographs and other diagnostic tools in safeguarding the oral health of your furry friends.

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Understanding your medical imaging options for Cats & Dogs : CT scans, MRI, & X-rays explained

Understanding your medical imaging options for Cats & Dogs : CT scans, MRI, & X-rays explained

Our diagnostic imaging allows vets to assess your pet's condition quickly and recommend immediate treatment options. The choice of imaging tool varies based on the specific condition. In North Providence, our veterinarians offer your cat or dog CT scans, x-rays, ultrasounds, and more.

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