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

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Why isn't my dog eating? What should I do?

Why isn't my dog eating? What should I do?

Your dog normally devours their food in seconds but suddenly they won't eat. Are they sick, or do they suddenly not like their food? What's going on? Today our Stockton vets look at some of the reasons why dogs won't eat, and what you can do.

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Bordetella in Dogs - What It Is & How To Prevent It

Bordetella in Dogs - What It Is & How To Prevent It

Your vet has recommended that your pet receive the Bordetella vaccine, but what is bordetella in dogs? In today's post, our Stockton vets explain what Bordetella is and which dogs should receive this vaccine.

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Gingivitis - Cat Oral Health Conditions

Gingivitis - Cat Oral Health Conditions

Dental problems can be extremely painful for cats and it is estimated that as many as 85% of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease. Our Stockton vets discuss the signs of cat gingivitis and how it can be treated.

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Where to Leave Your Dog While on Vacation

Where to Leave Your Dog While on Vacation

If you're planning a holiday, you're probably excited - but you may also be experiencing anxiety about leaving your dog while you're on vacation. Today, our Stockton vets share tips on what to do with your dog when you travel.

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Cat Colds

Cat Colds

Upper respiratory infections (URIs) in cats are commonly referred to as cat colds, and produce symptoms similar to those of the human cold. If your kitty is sneezing, has a runny nose and watery eyes they may have a cat cold. Here, our Stockton vets explain more about cat colds and when it's time to call your vet.

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Dog Grooming 101 - The Basics

Dog Grooming 101 - The Basics

Grooming offers pet parents an ideal opportunity to spend quality time with their cherished pooch. Grooming can also help you to keep your dog looking and feeling great. Today our Stockton vets share some dog grooming basics to help you get started.

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Best Family Dog Breeds

Best Family Dog Breeds

Today we wanted to introduce you to some of our favorite dog breeds for families. If you're considering adding a new pooch to your family here are a few great breeds our Stockton vets think you may want to look at.

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Vet Qualifications in the United States

Vet Qualifications in the United States

You want to make sure your beloved pet is receiving the very best veterinary care available.  Today, our Stockton vets educate on what qualifications are required for U.S. vets, so you can be confident in your veterinary office's certification.

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Pet insurance and pet wellness plans - which should i get?

Pet insurance and pet wellness plans - which should i get?

There are benefits to both pet insurance and pet wellness plans, but these benefits are very different from each other.  Today our Stockton vets educate on these two methods of financial management for veterinary costs.

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Heartworm Disease in Pets - Prevention and Treatment

Heartworm Disease in Pets - Prevention and Treatment

Heartworm disease is found in both cats and dogs. Heartworm infestation is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs, and even death for pets in Stockton. Learn the importance of prevention, and how heartworm is treated.

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