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How often should you take a cat to the vet?

How often should you take a cat to the vet?

You want to do all you can to ensure that your cat lives a long and healthy life. So how often do you take a cat to the vet in order to promote great long-term health? From kittenhood to their golden years - here's what our North Providence vets recommend.

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ECG for Pets: When it's Needed?

ECG for Pets: When it's Needed?

In this article, our vets in North Providence will explain when and why dogs and cats may need an electrocardiogram (ECG), and how to interpret the results to help you make informed decisions about your pet's health.

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Dog Wellness Plans: Customized for Large Breeds Dogs

Dog Wellness Plans: Customized for Large Breeds Dogs

Bringing a large-breed dog into your family entails an exciting journey and specific responsibilities. Our veterinarians in North Providence will discuss vital subjects such as nutrition, exercise, and joint health. They will cover your dog's nutritional needs, exercise requirements, and preventative measures.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

Two different options that can help make your pet's health care easier to afford are wellness plans and pet insurance. Each option has its own advantages and you should know the differences between both, that's why our North Providence vets are discussing them with you today.

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How to Strengthen an Old Dog's Hind Legs

How to Strengthen an Old Dog's Hind Legs

If your pet is experiencing weakness in their hind legs, we recommend reading this article. Our veterinarians at North Providence can provide guidance on how to improve or maintain their leg strength.

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Routine Vet Exams - Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routine Vet Exams - Why Are Regular Veterinary Checkups Important?

During a routine exam, your veterinarian will check your pet regularly for symptoms of illness, internal health issues and other serious conditions that may need to be addressed. Here, our vets in North Providence explain why regularly scheduled veterinary checkups are so important.

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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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