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

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Male Cat Before & After Neutering: Behavior & Recovery

Male Cat Before & After Neutering: Behavior & Recovery

Neutering is a safe and common procedure for male cats which protects them from a range of health issues and behaviors and prevents them from fathering kittens. Today our Riverside vets explain what you can expect before and after neutering your male cat, including behaviors and recovery.

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Constipation in Cats

Constipation in Cats

Constipation in cats can cause them to be very uncomfortable and restless - not to mention become a health concern. Our Riverside vets share signs of constipation in cats, causes and tips for treating the condition.

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Common Dental Problems in Cats

Common Dental Problems in Cats

Dental problems can cause your cat significant pain, and lead to other health issues. Today, our Riverside veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, what the most common dental diseases are in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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Routine Veterinarian Appointment: What To Expect

Routine Veterinarian Appointment: What To Expect

If you've never taken your pet to the veterinarian for a routine examination you might be apprehensive about what is going to happen. Today, our Riverside veterinarians explain what happens at a routine veterinary exam, and why these pet checkups are important. 

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How do I make sure my vet is fully qualified to care for my pet?

How do I make sure my vet is fully qualified to care for my pet?

It goes without saying that pet owners want the best treatment around for their dogs and cats.  In today's post, our Riverside vets talk about qualifications, and which ones you should be on the lookout for when choosing a veterinarian. 

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Pet wellness plans vs pet insurance—what's the difference?

Pet wellness plans vs pet insurance—what's the difference?

Wellness plans and pet insurance both have the same goal of making pet care more affordable, but they are wildly different in how they accomplish this goal. Here, our Riverside vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance to help pet owners make informed decisions about their 4-legged-friend's healthcare.

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What is Heartworm Disease?

What is Heartworm Disease?

Typically found in cats, ferrets, and dogs, Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can greatly harm your pet's health. Heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs, and, in the most extreme cases, even death are consequences for heartworm infestation in the pets of the Riverside area.

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How do i protect my pets from Ticks?

How do i protect my pets from Ticks?

A number of serious and life-threatening diseases are primarily spread by ticks in the Riverside area. In this post, our Riverside vets explain how these external parasites thrive, what signs to be wary of, and how to keep the insectoid invaders away from your family.

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What is Lyme disease?  Does it effect pets?

What is Lyme disease? Does it effect pets?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world.  Our Riverside vets share important information about Lyme disease in pets including what it is, which symptoms to watch for, and how it is treated.

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Why are fecal exams important?

Why are fecal exams important?

Annual fecals give your Riverside vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.  Getting an annual fecal is a surprisingly effective way to protect your pet's health long-term!

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