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Ways to Help a Cat Recovering From Surgery

Ways to Help a Cat Recovering From Surgery

If your cat has had surgery you will want to do all you can to help them have a speedy recovery. Here, our North Providence vets offer a few tips on how to help your cat recover from surgery, and how to keep your cat from jumping after surgery.

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CCL Surgery for Dogs

CCL Surgery for Dogs

If your dog has an injured cranial cruciate ligament (also called the CCL, CrCL or ACL) your vet may recommend surgery to treat your dog's CCL injury and get your pooch up and running again. Today we look at 3 common surgery options for treating this knee injury in dogs.

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C-Sections in Dogs - How To Tell if Your Dog Needs a C-Section

C-Sections in Dogs - How To Tell if Your Dog Needs a C-Section

In today's post our North Providence vets provide guidance on how to tell if your dog needs a C-section and explain more about emergency and elective C-section surgeries for dogs.

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Raising a Puppy & Kitten in The Same Household

Raising a Puppy & Kitten in The Same Household

While photos of puppies and kittens side-by-side look incredibly sweet there are some important factors to keep in mind if you're considering raising a puppy and kitten together. Our North Providence vets explain. 

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What Should I Do if My Dog Has Cut His Paw Pad?

What Should I Do if My Dog Has Cut His Paw Pad?

Cuts on your dog's paw can lead to serious health issues. If your dog has a cut on its paw pad, it can feel uncomfortable, or even painful and impact their mobility. In this post, our North Providence vets explain what to do for your dog's paws and how we can help.

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How To Choose a House Cat Breed

How To Choose a House Cat Breed

Like people, each individual cat has its own unique personality, nonetheless, some breeds are generally more content to live the life of a house cat than others. Today, our North Providence vets highlight 6 breeds that can make ideal indoor companions.

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The Best Dog Food for Small Dogs

The Best Dog Food for Small Dogs

Small dogs have unique nutritional needs at each stage of their life. Whether your tiny pooch is a puppy, middle aged or enjoying their golden years, our North Providence vets are here to help you with a few easy to follow tips on finding the best food for small breed dogs.

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What To Do If Your Dog Is Bitten By a Spider

What To Do If Your Dog Is Bitten By a Spider

Typically spiders prefer to stay out of sight and not cause any issues, but every now and again people and pets can get bitten by spiders. Below, our North Providence vets provide advice on how to treat spider bites on dogs and when to seek veterinary attention.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease can cause heart failure, severe lung disease, organ damage, and even death in cats, dogs, and even ferrets. Find out why prevention is so important.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can transmit serious diseases to humans and animals. Our North Providence vets explain how these external parasites thrive and detail warning signs to watch out for.

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