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Read our blog for regular updates about our Cordova animal hospital, and for tips and advice on caring for your pets from our vets.

Signs of the Most Common Illnesses in Aging Cats & Dogs

Signs of the Most Common Illnesses in Aging Cats & Dogs

Cats and dogs can be rewarding family members, but the downside is having to watch them age. Here, our Cordova vets share signs of illness due to aging and when you should seek care.

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Has My Dog Been Poisoned? Signs & Symptoms

Has My Dog Been Poisoned? Signs & Symptoms

Posted in Dogs, Conditions

Today, our Cordova vets review the signs and symptoms of poisoning in dogs, and what you should do if you believe your dog has been poisoned.

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Destructive Chewing Prevention for Dogs

Destructive Chewing Prevention for Dogs

Here, our Cordova vets explain the causes of destructive chewing in dogs, and how to stop it.

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Dog & Cat Grooming Basics

Dog & Cat Grooming Basics

Keeping your dog or cat groomed is an important component of pet care. Here, our Cordova vets review grooming basics for both dogs and cats, and tips for how to groom your pet at home.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and pet wellness plans?

What is the difference between pet insurance and pet wellness plans?

Posted in Dogs, Cats, Wellness Plans

Two great options for helping make your pet’s healthcare more affordable are pet insurance and wellness plans. Below, our Memphis vets explain some of the differences and benefits of each of these options.

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How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

Posted in Dogs, Cats, Wellness Plans, Conditions

Fleas can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, fleas can lead to infection and possibly cause more serious diseases.  Here's a little from our Memphis vets on how to spot the signs of flea infestations so that you can detect them early and keep your pet healthy.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Posted in Dogs, Cats, Wellness Plans, Conditions

Ticks are a danger to people and pets because a number of serious diseases are spread by this external parasite. Below, our Memphis vets explain what to look for, and how to keep ticks away from your family and your pets.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Posted in Dogs, Cats, Conditions

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world is Lyme disease. Here, our Memphis vets explain what symptoms to look out for if you think your pet might have Lyme disease.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Posted in Dogs, Wellness Plans, Conditions

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and death in pets such as ferrets, dogs and cats. Here's more from our Memphis vets on why prevention is the best treatment option.

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Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Posted in Dogs, Cats, Wellness Plans, Conditions

Fecal exams allow your vet to check your pet for intestinal parasites which are otherwise difficult to detect. Here, our Memphis vets explain why annual fecals are the best way to ensure that your pet and your household are safe from intestinal parasites.

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