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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Different Options

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Different Options

Hip dysplasia is a condition that can cause pain and discomfort for dogs of any breed. Fortunately, there are several surgical options available that can alleviate your pup's symptoms and enable them to move around with ease again. Our vets at North Providence are here to provide further information on this matter.

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Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear Infections in Dogs

Our North Providence vets frequently see inner ear infections in dogs, especially those with cute floppy ears. The good news is that most bacterial ear infections in dogs are easily treated if caught early. Here are some signs of a severe ear infection in dogs and what to do.

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Heatstroke in Dogs - Causes & Treatment

Heatstroke in Dogs - Causes & Treatment

Like humans, dogs can get heatstroke in hot temperatures. Here, our Ferguson Animal Hospital vets will explain heatstroke in dogs, it's possible causes, and how to prevent it.

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Dandruff in Dogs: Causes & Treatment

Dandruff in Dogs: Causes & Treatment

If you have noticed your dog scratching more than normal or leaving white flakes on the furniture, it could be a sign your dog has dandruff. Here, our North Providence vets discuss dandruff, its causes, and treatment options.

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Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth Resorption in Cats

Tooth resorption in cats is a condition in which the body breaks down and absorbs the structures that support the tooth. Today, the North Providence vets discuss the symptoms of tooth resorption in cats and how it can be treated.

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Is a Dog’s Mouth Cleaner Than a Human’s Mouth?

Is a Dog’s Mouth Cleaner Than a Human’s Mouth?

It's been said that a dog's mouth is cleaner than a human's mouth but is this just a saying or is it the truth? Today, the North Providence vets discuss the facts about dogs' mouths and how clean they are.

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Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Cat Teeth Cleaning: How to Clean Cat's Teeth?

Dental health issues can negatively affect your cat's overall health and well-being, so it is important to maintain a good cleaning routine. The North Providence vets provide tips on how to easily incorporate dental care into your cat's daily routine without causing stress or discomfort.

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Dog Tooth Extraction: What to expect

Dog Tooth Extraction: What to expect

In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop the infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. Here, our North Providence vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed. 

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Importance of Parasite Control in Dogs

Importance of Parasite Control in Dogs

Parasites are a constant danger to your dog that can range from an annoyance to life-threatening. In this post, our North Providence vets will go over some of the parasites that your dog is at risk of contracting and why it is so important to prevent the infection and practice parasite control.

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Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated? Why and when to do it.

Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated? Why and when to do it.

Our North Providence vets understand that it can be tempting to skip vaccinations for indoor cats, but even if your kitty isn't allowed outside there are some good reasons to keep your cat's shots up to date.

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