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High Blood Pressure in Dogs

High Blood Pressure in Dogs

When we think about our dogs, we usually don't consider high blood pressure a top concern. However, it can be something important to be aware of. Today, our veterinarians at Ferguson Animal Hospital will help you understand high blood pressure in dogs and the signs you should watch out for.

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Excessive Panting in Dogs

Excessive Panting in Dogs

Have you noticed your dog panting without having been playing or exercising? Here, our North Providence veterinarians share some of the possible reasons why your dog may be panting excessively and when it's time to bring them to your vet for assessment.

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Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgeries

Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgeries

When detected in the early stages, hernias in cats are typically not a cause for major concerns and can often be rectified through surgical intervention. In this post, our vets North Providence provide insights into the various types of hernias and give advice about what to expect from cat hernia surgery.

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Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

When adult dogs get hookworms, they might have tummy troubles, but it's more dangerous for puppies. Our vets in North Providence share facts about hookworms in dogs and how they can be treated and prevented. 

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Why Does My Cat Breath Smell Bad?

Why Does My Cat Breath Smell Bad?

Bad breath in cats is often seen, but it might indicate a hidden health problem. Today, the North Providence vets talk about some of the reasons your cat may have bad breath and what you can do to help treat bad breath in cats.

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Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do It & What to Do

Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do It & What to Do

Dogs naturally drool, but what if your furry friend drools a lot? Today, our veterinarians in discuss dog drooling and when it might be a concern.

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Senior Dogs Care: Tips & Tricks

Senior Dogs Care: Tips & Tricks

Pets, like people, benefit from a little attention to their health and wellness as they age. If your canine companion is enjoying their golden years, follow these tips from our North Providence vets to help your senior dog stay healthy and happy as they continue to age.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Cat Fixed: When and What To Know

If you've recently welcomed a new kitten or adult cat into your home, you might be wondering whether it's a good idea to have your furry friend spayed or neutered. Our North Providence veterinarians can clarify why this is advantageous for both your cat and the community.

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Teething in Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Teething in Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Puppy teething can be a difficult time for parents; the pain caused by teething often leads puppies to chew on anything and everything in an effort to relieve their discomfort. Here are a few tips from our North Providence vets on how to help your puppy through this difficult stage. 

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Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

As our dogs age, we usually worry about them gaining weight, but some senior dogs tend to lose weight. Our vets at North Providence will tackle the weight loss issue in senior dogs and provide guidance on when to become concerned.

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