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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.

Spotting The Signs of Ear Infection in Dogs

Spotting The Signs of Ear Infection in Dogs

Our Cordova vets see a lot of dogs suffering from ear infections, particularly in the hot and humid summer months. The good news is that when treated early most dog ear infections are easy to treat. Here are some of the signs of ear infections in dogs that pet parents should watch for.

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Help! How can I tell if my cat is overweight?

Help! How can I tell if my cat is overweight?

You may think of your feline friend as just extra cuddly but carrying just a few extra ounces can make a big difference to your cat's overall health and longevity. Here our Cordova vets explain how you can tell if you have an overweight cat.

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Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight & What To Do

Ways To Tell If Your Dog Is Overweight & What To Do

Obesity in dogs is on the rise and having a negative impact on the overall health of our canine companions. In today's post, our Cordova vets share some signs that your dog may be overweight, and what you can do to help get your pup's weight back to a healthier level.

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Hepatitis in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatments & Prognosis

Hepatitis in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatments & Prognosis

Infectious and acute canine hepatitis can result in some very serious, or even life-threatening symptoms for your dog. In today's post our Cordova vets explain the symptoms of hepatitis in dogs as well as causes, treatments and prevention.

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When To Take Your Pet to an Emergency Vet

When To Take Your Pet to an Emergency Vet

Veterinary emergencies can happen at any time but how do you know when you should take your dog or cat to the emergency vet clinic? Here, our Cordova vets share some reasons to get your animal urgent veterinary care. 

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Types of Anemia in Dogs

Types of Anemia in Dogs

Anemia in dogs is typically a symptom of a serious health issue that requires urgent veterinary care. Today, our Cordova vets explain the different types of anemia we see in dogs, as well as what causes them, the various symptoms, and treatments that are available to help your pup to feel better.

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Rabbit Fever - Tularemia in Dogs

Rabbit Fever - Tularemia in Dogs

Tularemia (‘Rabbit Fever’) is a bacterial disease which is usually mild in healthy dogs but can prove deadly for pets that are immune compromised. Here's more from our Cordova vets on the symptoms of Tularemia in dogs, how it is spread, and how it can be treated.

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What are the symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs?

What are the symptoms of Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever in dogs?

Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever (RMSF) is seen in dogs across the US with symptoms ranging from mild to potentially life-threatening. Today we share some of the most common symptoms seen in dogs, as well as the treatments available for this tick-borne disease and how to help protect your dog against RMSF.

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Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs - Ehrlichiosis

Tick Borne Diseases in Dogs - Ehrlichiosis

Dogs contract Ehrlichiosis after begin bitten by a tick infected with the Ehrlichia organism. It is essential to diagnose and treat Ehrlichiosis as early as possible in order to prevent the disease from becoming more severe. In today's post our Cordova vets share more about this serious condition including symptoms of Ehrlichiosis in dogs.

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Symptoms & Treatment for Babesiosis in Dogs

Symptoms & Treatment for Babesiosis in Dogs

Babesiosis or Babesia infection is a predominantly tick-borne disease found in dogs and other mammals across the US. Today our Cordova vets share some of the symptoms of this serious disease, along with the available treatments for Babesiosis and how you can help to prevent your dog from falling victim to a Babesia infection.

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