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Our West Salem veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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PU Surgery in Cats

PU Surgery in Cats

Urinary blockages are a serious health issue for cats and can quickly become life-threatening. Perineal Urethrostomy (PU) may be recommended to correct this problem. In this post, our West Salem vets explain the procedure, when it's recommended and what to expect after the operation.

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C-Sections in Dogs

C-Sections in Dogs

Watching your dog give birth can be an awe-inspiring experience, but what if she needs a c-section? Today, our West Salem will discuss c-sections in dogs, such as signs of birth complications, how to prepare for the procedure and more.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: A Step-by-Step Guide

Getting Your Cat Fixed: A Step-by-Step Guide

Have you recently welcomed a kitten to your home? You may be wondering if you should get your new furry friend fixed. Our West Salem vets explain what you can expect with a spayed or neutered cat and why this procedure is important. 

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TPLO Surgery in Dogs

TPLO Surgery in Dogs

If you are considering Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) surgery for your dog, our West Salem vets explain the procedure and what you can expect as your pup recovers.  

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What to Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When & What to Know

Having your dog 'fixed' can have many health and behavioral benefits. Here, our West Salem vets explain more about spaying or neutering, and how it can benefit your puppy. 

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Cavities in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cavities in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Cavities can be uncomfortable for humans, but did you know your dog can also develop a cavity? Today, our West Salem vets discuss the causes, symptoms and treatments of dental decay in dogs. 

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Cat Skin Allergies

Cat Skin Allergies

Similar to their canine cousins, our cats can suffer from itchy, painful skin conditions due to allergies. Our West Salem vets discuss causes of skin allergies in cats and how they may be treated. 

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Common Health Problems in Dogs

Common Health Problems in Dogs

When dogs are sick it can be difficult to understand just how serious the situation is because dogs can't effectively communicate their issues. In today's post, our West Salem vets explain the signs of some common dog illnesses that can seriously impact your dog's health and longevity.

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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad breath is quite common in our canine companions — especially as they grow older — and can be a sign of serious health issues. Here, our West Salem vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.

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Fungal Infections in Cats: Everything You Should Know

Fungal Infections in Cats: Everything You Should Know

Fungal infections can have a major impact on the overall health of your feline friend. In today's post, our West Salem vets explain some of the causes, symptoms, and treatments for fungal infection in cats.

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