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How often should you take your dog to the vet for a checkup?

How often should you take your dog to the vet for a checkup?

Taking your dog to the vet for regular checkups and preventive care can provide your four-legged friend with their best shot at living a long and healthy life, but how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our Cordova vets share their recommendations.

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The Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans & Other Considerations

The Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans & Other Considerations

Pet Wellness Plans are 'bundled' veterinary services that include the annual preventive services your pet needs, at a discounted rate, then divided into 12 easy-to-manage monthly payments. Today, our Cordova vets discuss the benefits of Wellness Plans and some things to consider.

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A Pet Parent's Guide to Leaving Your Dog Alone

A Pet Parent's Guide to Leaving Your Dog Alone

Sooner or later we all need to leave our dogs alone while we head out to run errands, earn a living or spend time with friends. But how long can you safely leave your dog alone? Our Cordova vets explain.

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Medical Boarding for Pets - What You Need to Know

Medical Boarding for Pets - What You Need to Know

At Germantown Parkway Animal Hospital we understand how stressful it can be to find a great place to leave your pet while you're away. This is especially true if your dog or cat is unwell, recovering from an accident or surgery, or is elderly and requires extra care, but that's where medical boarding comes in.

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Heatstroke Symptoms in dogs & What To Do

Heatstroke Symptoms in dogs & What To Do

While hot sunny days can be a real treat for many of us, warmer days mean an increase in the risk of heatstroke for our pets. Heatstroke can be a fatal condition so it's important for pet parents to know the signs of heatstroke in dogs, and what to do if your dog has heatstroke. Our Cordova vets explain...

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Reverse Sneeze in Dogs - What It Is & When to be Concerned

Reverse Sneeze in Dogs - What It Is & When to be Concerned

If your dog suddenly stops, extends their neck, and lets out a strange snorting sound - there's a good chance that you have just witnessed a reverse sneeze. It can be alarming to witness a reverse sneeze but it's fairly common in small dogs. Our Cordova vets explain.

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My dog has hurt their paw pad. What should I do?

My dog has hurt their paw pad. What should I do?

Much like the bottoms of your own feet, your dog's paw pads are generally pretty tough. Nonetheless painful cuts, scapes and injuries can still occur. Below, our Cordova vets offer some helpful tips on how to care for your dog's paw if they cut one of their paw pads.

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Anal Gland Disease in Dogs

Anal Gland Disease in Dogs

If your dog 'scooting' or having difficulties passing stool anal sac disease may be the cause. Our Cordova vets explain the causes, symptoms and treatments for this uncomfortable condition commonly seen in dogs.

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How to Care for a Dog Wound

How to Care for a Dog Wound

Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but you do need to know how to care for your dog's wounds, and when you should head to the vet. Here, our Cordova emergency vets provide tips on how to care for your dog's wounds at home.

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Why is my dog panting and restless at night?

Why is my dog panting and restless at night?

In many cases, panting is a completely normal behavior in dogs, but there are times when panting can be an indication of an underlying health condition. If your dog is panting at night, it could be a sign that something is amiss. Here, our Cordova vets share some causes of nighttime panting in dogs, and what you should do.

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