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Vet Tips & Advice

The Westside Animal Emergency Clinic veterinary team shares helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy in our bi-weekly blog posts.

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Causes Of Depression And Anxiety In Dogs

Causes Of Depression And Anxiety In Dogs

Like their human family members, dogs can feel depressed or anxious. Although your pet's symptoms could indicate these conditions or other problems, the good news is that you could help your dog to feel better with these tips from our Lithia Springs vets.

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Why Do Dogs Eat Grass and Vomit?

Why Do Dogs Eat Grass and Vomit?

Our Lithia Springs veterinarians are frequently asked why their dog keeps eating grass and if it is safe. Today, we'll talk about why dogs eat grass and when you should be worried.

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How To Help a Bleeding Dog

How To Help a Bleeding Dog

Here, our Lithia Springs vets share the steps you should take when your dog starts bleeding, including how you can help stop the bleeding until you can see a veterinarian.

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Toxoplasma Gondii and What You Need to Know About Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasma Gondii and What You Need to Know About Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasma gondii is a protozoan parasite. Any warm-blooded animal is at risk of becoming infected with Toxoplasma gondii. Here, our Lithia Springs vets share everything you should know about Toxoplasma gondii (Toxoplasmosis) and how to prevent it.

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Tips For Taking Care of Your Pet

Tips For Taking Care of Your Pet

We know how important your cat or dog is to you, which is why our Lithia Springs vets are sharing some helpful tips that can help you provide your pet with the care they need to stay happy and healthy.

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How Is Diabetes In Cats Treated?

How Is Diabetes In Cats Treated?

If your cat's diabetes goes unaddressed, the quality of their life and longevity could be threatened. Here, our Lithia Springs vets explain the types and symptoms of diabetes in cats and the treatment options available.

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6 Ways To Help Your Dog Stay Healthy

6 Ways To Help Your Dog Stay Healthy

Because your dog is a part of your family, you want to help them live a long and healthy life. In this blog, our Lithia Springs vets offer you tips and advice to help your dog achieve lifelong optimal health.

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Dehydration in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

Dehydration in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

Dehydration is a serious and common health emergency in dogs. Dehydration occurs when your pup's body loses more water and electrolytes than it takes in, subsequently causing issues with the animal's internal organs, body temperature, joints, and digestion. In today's post, our Lithia Springs emergency vets explain more about dehydration in dogs.

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Kidney Failure in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

Kidney Failure in Dogs - Signs & Symptoms

Healthy kidneys perform a range of essential functions, dogs with acute kidney failure experience a sudden and rapid decline in kidney function that requires urgent medical care. Here our Douglas County vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs, and what you should do if your pup shows signs of kidney failure.

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Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats

Houseplants That Are Toxic to Cats

Many houseplants are toxic to cats and are often the cause of serious conditions. Our emergency vets recommend that you be able to identify all the plants in your home and garden so that if your feline friend decides to nibble on a leafy snack, you will be able to tell your vet exactly what they have been eating.

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Westside Animal Emergency Clinic is open weekday evenings, overnight and weekends to provide your pet with urgent care when needed. Our experienced Lithia Springs vets are passionate about restoring good health to companion animals.

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