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6 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Dog Healthy

6 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Dog Healthy

You want to do everything possible to give your dog a long and happy life. In addition to lots of love and attention, there are a few other basic steps that are essential when it comes to helping to ensure your dog's health. Our veterinarians at Mechanicsburg have compiled a list of six things you can do to help your dog live a long and healthy life.

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Cataract Surgery in Dogs

Cataract Surgery in Dogs

Cataracts block light from reaching your dog's retina, resulting in blurred vision and, in the worst-case scenario, blindness. The causes and symptoms of cataracts in dogs, as well as the surgery used to treat this eye condition, are discussed in today's blog by our Mechanicsburg veterinarians.

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FHO Surgery in Cats

FHO Surgery in Cats

FHO surgery for feline hip problems can be an effective and affordable surgical treatment option. Today, our Mechanicsburg veterinarians talk about cat hip anatomy, hip problems in cats, and FHO surgery and recovery.

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ACL Surgery for Dogs

ACL Surgery for Dogs

While many of us are aware that ACL injuries are common in athletes, due to the anatomy of dogs' legs, this painful knee injury is also very common in dogs. Our Mechanicsburg veterinarians discuss the signs and symptoms of ACL injuries in dogs, as well as treatment options.

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Giardia in Cats

Giardia in Cats

Giardia is a group of protozoan parasites that can infect humans, dogs, and cats, causing symptoms such as diarrhea and an upset stomach. Here are tips on how to tell if your cat has Giardia, as well as what you can do to alleviate symptoms and prevent infection.

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What is Leptospirosis in Dogs?

What is Leptospirosis in Dogs?

Our Mechanicsburg have seen an alarming increase in cases of leptospirosis in dogs recently. This disease is typically seen in dogs but can be transmitted to their loving owners. Our Silver Springs Animal Clinic vets are here to discuss the symptoms to look out for, and tips to protect your pooch.

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas can make your pet miserable and can even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Mechanicsburg vets explain what to do if your pet has fleas. 

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Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious, often fatal condition commonly seen in dogs, cats and ferrets. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets explain why prevention is essential. 

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Here, our Mechanicsburg vets explain the symptoms of some common cat illnesses and what to do if you think that your cat may be sick. 

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

While there are benefits to both pet insurance and Wellness Plans, it's important to understand the differences between them. Our vets explain. 

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Looking for a vet in Mechanicsburg PA? Silver Springs Animal Clinic is accepting new patients! Our skilled veterinarians are passionate about improving the health of Central Pennsylvania companion animals. Contact us today to book your pet's first appointment.

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