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Read our blog to get informative tips and useful advice from our knowledgable Kittrell vets to help you keep your pets as happy and healthy as possible.

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Why Are Routine Veterinary Checkups Important?

Why Are Routine Veterinary Checkups Important?

Routine wellness exams help to keep your pet healthy by giving your vet opportunities to examine your four-legged friend for early signs of disease and to monitor your pet's overall health. Today our Kittrell vets share more about what to expect when you bring your dog or cat in for a routine wellness exam. 

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The Best Dog Foods For Senior Dogs

The Best Dog Foods For Senior Dogs

As our dogs get older they will start to require a different diet to meet their changing needs. Our Kittrell vets are here to talk about the different nutritional needs that our senior dogs have and what foods they recommend.

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What To Do For A Dog With Joint Pain

What To Do For A Dog With Joint Pain

Our Kittrell vets see joint pain in dogs far more frequently than we would like. While the condition can be related to their age, it is important to recognize the signs early so they can receive the proper treatment before it has a chance to get worse.

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Is My Cat Sick? Signs & Symptoms

Is My Cat Sick? Signs & Symptoms

If your cat is feeling unwell, they may start to show very subtle changes in their behavior and energy level but these changes are often so small that they are hard for pet owners to detect. It is important to monitor your cat so you can keep an eye out for these common signs of illness in cats.

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Why Does My Dogs Breath Smell So Bad?

Why Does My Dogs Breath Smell So Bad?

Does your pooch's breath make you want to gag every time they come to cuddle, or do you find yourself having to warn your houseguests about the smell? Bad breath is an incredibly common issue our Kittrell vets deal with, but it can be a sign of serious health conditions, so let's get to the root cause of the issue.

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Cat Dental Health: What Every Owner Should Know

Cat Dental Health: What Every Owner Should Know

Conditions that stem from oral health issues can be just as painful for our cats as they are for us. If your cat's mouth is painful it can prevent them from eating, grooming themselves, and reduce their quality of life. Our Kittrell vets are here to give you tips to keep their teeth sparkling and their mouth healthy.

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Kittrell. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases making them a huge health risk to Kittrell pets and their families. Our Kittrell vets explain all about these pesky parasites, what signs to watch for, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family. 

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is known to be one of the most common tick-borne disease globally. Here, our Kittrell vets offer some information about Lyme disease in pets including the symptoms to look for, and treatment options.

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At Kittrell Animal Hospital we operate as a walk-in clinic for cats and dogs, so if you require veterinary care, call us to inform us you are on your way. We look forward to meeting you and your pet!

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