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Surgery for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Surgery for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Hip dysplasia is a painful orthopedic condition that affects a dog's hips. Often hereditary, this condition is characterized by the abnormal formation of one or both of your dog's hips. Today, our Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital vets explain hip dysplasia and the surgical treatments available to treat the condition. 

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Labored Breathing in Dogs & Cats

Labored Breathing in Dogs & Cats

Your dog or cat may be panting but that doesn't necessarily mean that their breathing is labored. Labored breathing actually means that your pet is struggling to breathe. Below our Berkeley vets explain what labored breathing in dogs and cats is and what to do if your pet is having difficulties breathing.

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Epilepsy in Dogs - Idiopathic Epilepsy Treatments and Symptoms

Epilepsy in Dogs - Idiopathic Epilepsy Treatments and Symptoms

In today's blog, the vets at Berkeley Dog & Cat Hospital answer questions about symptoms and treatments for idiopathic epilepsy in dogs.  A seizure can be a terrifying moment for a pet owner, especially if they are unprepared, so read on to learn the signs of epilepsy in dogs and what you can do to help your canine companion. 

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A Pet Parents Guide to Getting Your Dog Fixed

A Pet Parents Guide to Getting Your Dog Fixed

New dog owners often ask our Berkeley vets if they should get their dog neutered or spayed. So today we share some great reasons why you should consider getting your puppy fixed.

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How To Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

How To Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Berkeley vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy. 

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Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

Our Berkeley vets are often asked why dogs eat grass, and whether it is safe. Today our team shares some of the reasons why dogs eat grass, and when you should be concerned.

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Cat Eye Watering & Squinting - What To Do

Cat Eye Watering & Squinting - What To Do

The moist outer layer on your cat's eye protects the eye by washing away dirt and debris. But if your kitty's eyes have started to tear or water excessively, or if your feline friend is squinting, it could be an early sign that there is a more serious issue. Here our Berkeley vets explain a few reasons why cat's eyes water.

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Preparing Your Pet For Surgery

Preparing Your Pet For Surgery

Our Berkeley vets know that preparing for your pet to have surgery can be stressful. So we're providing the answers to some of our most frequently asked questions about how to prepare your pet for surgery.

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What causes diarrhea in dogs?

What causes diarrhea in dogs?

When a dog has diarrhea it can be a very distressing issue for pet parents to cope with! If your pup is suffering from diarrhea you'll want to find a cure FAST! In today's post our Berkeley vets explain some common causes, and how to treat diarrhea in dogs.

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How can I tell if my cat is sick?

How can I tell if my cat is sick?

If your cat is feeling under the weather they will show subtle changes in behavior and energy level, but these changes can be difficult for pet parents to detect. That's why it's important to monitor your kitty's health and watch for these signs of common and serious cat illnesses.

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