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Our vets in Mechanicsburg PA and their dedicated team share pet health tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy. 

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism can become an issue for middle-aged and senior cats. In this post, our South Charlotte vets explain the disease, symptoms, diagnosis, and treatment options.

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How to Reduce a High Fever in Dogs

How to Reduce a High Fever in Dogs

It can be difficult to know for sure if your dog has a fever. In today's blog, our Mechanicsburg vets explain how to detect a fever in dogs, as well as symptoms of fever in dogs, causes, and what you should do if your pooch has a fever.

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Common Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs

Common Signs of Heart Disease in Dogs

Heart disease is a common internal medical condition in dogs so it's essential for pet parents to be able to spot the signs early, and get the treatment their four-legged friend needs fast. Below, our Mechanicsburg vets discuss common signs of heart disease in dogs.

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Kitten Teething: Everything You Need to Know

Kitten Teething: Everything You Need to Know

Cats, like people, have baby teeth that fall out before their permanent teeth emerge. In today's post, our Mechanicsburg veterinarians explain kitten teething and how you can help.

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15 Best Small Exotic Pets for Apartment Living

15 Best Small Exotic Pets for Apartment Living

Are you looking for an exotic pet to share your apartment with? Today, our Mechanicsburg vets share 15 of the best small exotic pet options that may fit your apartment lifestyle.

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What Happens When My Dog Gets a Cavity?

What Happens When My Dog Gets a Cavity?

Dental health issues in dogs can be just as problematic as they are in people. If you've ever developed a cavity in one or more of your teeth, you know they can be uncomfortable. Dogs can develop cavities too and here, our Mechanicsburg vets explain the causes, symptoms, and treatments of cavities in dogs. 

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How Often Should I Take My Bunny To The Vet?

How Often Should I Take My Bunny To The Vet?

As a loving bunny owner, you want to make sure your bunny receives the care they need to live a long and healthy life. In this blog, our Mechanicsburg vets share how often you should be taking your bunny to the vet and discuss the importance of routine exams and veterinary care for your rabbit.

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What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies

What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies

Parvovirus is a highly contagious often deadly virus that is spread between dogs through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects such as bowls or toys.  Below are Mechanicsburg vets share facts about parvovirus that you need to know to help keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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What Osteoarthritis in Dogs?

What Osteoarthritis in Dogs?

Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative condition that worsens over time in dogs. Although there is no cure for this painful condition, our Mechanicsburg veterinarians can provide treatments that may help manage symptoms and allow your dog to live a good quality of life as they age.

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What is degenerative myelopathy (DM) in dogs?

What is degenerative myelopathy (DM) in dogs?

Degenerative myelopathy is a genetic disorder that can affect your dog's spinal cord and severely limit mobility. Our Mechanicsburg veterinarians explain more about this crippling condition in dogs.

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