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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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How to Help a Choking Cat or Dog

How to Help a Choking Cat or Dog

If something gets lodged in your dog or cat's mouth or throat and they start to choke, our Mechanicsburg veterinarians recommend following these steps to help your pet. 

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Pet Lizard Care

Pet Lizard Care

If you are thinking about getting a pet but the traditional furry pets aren't right for you then you might find an interest in reptiles. Today, our Mechanicsburg exotic animal vets talk about how to care for a pet lizard and potential health concerns to keep in mind.

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How to Tell if a Cat has a Broken Leg

How to Tell if a Cat has a Broken Leg

Our Mechanicsburg vets know that whether your cat is an outdoor feline or an indoor friend, accidents can happen. That's why it's important to understand what to look for if you think your cat may have a broken or fractured leg. 

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Best Pet Birds That Can Talk

Best Pet Birds That Can Talk

Talking birds can provide years of companionship, entertainment, and love for owners looking for an unconventional pet. In this post, our Mechanicsburg vets offer insight into the best talking birds and their personalities, plus advice on cost and ownership.

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Is a turtle a reptile or amphibian?

Is a turtle a reptile or amphibian?

Is a sea turtle a reptile? In short, the answer is yes. But what about a turtle makes it a reptile? Today, our Mechanicsburg vets answer this question.

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Amazon Parrots

Amazon Parrots

An Amazon parrot is a term used to describe a variety of parrots native to Central and South America. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets will outline how to properly take of this kind of bird.

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Rabbit Lifespan: How long do rabbits live?

Rabbit Lifespan: How long do rabbits live?

If you decide to add a pet rabbit to your family then you may be wondering how long these fluffy creatures will live. Luckily, with modern veterinary care, bunnies are now living longer than ever. Our Mechanicsburg veterinarians talk about the rabbit lifespan and how long your pet rabbit can live indoors or outdoors.

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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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