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

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Dog Skin Allergies: Causes & Treatment

Dog Skin Allergies: Causes & Treatment

Skin allergies in dogs can make your canine companion incredibly itchy, irritable, and uncomfortable. Our Suffolk County vets are here with the information you need regarding your dog's allergy symptoms and what to do to ease their discomfort.

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Best Reasons to Get Your Pet's Teeth Cleaned

Best Reasons to Get Your Pet's Teeth Cleaned

Just like people, our cats and dogs can suffer from the effects of gum disease and tooth decay. This is why diligent dental care is an essential element of your pet's overall health. Today, our vets in Suffolk County share some advice for keeping your cat or dog's teeth clean and their mouth healthy. 

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Bladder Stones in Cats

Bladder Stones in Cats

Bladder stones are painful and a potentially life-threatening condition that can lead to bladder problems for your cat. Today, our Suffolk County vets share some of the common signs of bladder stones in cats so you can get your kitty help.

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Is my cat overweight?

Is my cat overweight?

You might just think your cat is getting a little fluffy, but just a few extra pounds under that fur can make a world of difference to your cat's health and longevity. Our Suffolk County vets are here to give you the tools you need to tell if your cat is overweight.

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How To Recognize Spider Bites On Dogs

How To Recognize Spider Bites On Dogs

No one likes the thought of a spider being in their home. Most of the time they stay out of sight and don't cause any issues, however, there are some cases where they can bite us or our pets. Our Suffolk County vets need you to know about spider bites in dogs, and when to seek medical attention.

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Help! Why is my cat limping?

Help! Why is my cat limping?

It doesn't matter if you have an indoor or outdoor cat, they are so many different ways your cat can injure their paws and legs and end up limping. Injuries aren't the only cause of limping in cats. Our Suffolk County vets explain a few of the common reasons you might find your cat limping, and what you can do.

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5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care is Important

5 Reasons Why Dog Dental Care is Important

Without appropriate dental care, your dog's teeth will decay and disease will gain a foothold. In this post, our Suffolk County vets share a few reasons why dog dental care is so important to their health.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed - Guide to Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

Getting Your Dog Fixed - Guide to Spaying or Neutering Your Pet

Often new dog owners ask us if they should get their puppy fixed. Here, our Bartlett vets explain how spaying or neutering your dog not only helps to prevent unplanned puppies, it can also benefit your dog's health and may prevent some unwanted pet behaviors.

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My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

It can be concerning to find that your cat is not eating. You may wonder whether your furry friend needs to see an emergency vet. Our Raritan, Somerset County vets list some common reasons why cats may stop eating, and how to tell if your cat’s case is an emergency. 

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Why Prevention Is An Important Aspect Of Your Pet's Annual Healthcare

Why Prevention Is An Important Aspect Of Your Pet's Annual Healthcare

Bringing your dog or cat in for their annual wellness exam allows your vet to monitor your pet's health, check for early signs of disease, and provide preventive treatments that can help to protect your pet against potentially life-threatening conditions. Today our Suffolk County vets explain the benefits of preventive care for pets. 

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