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Cat Health

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Stroke in Cats

A “stroke” is a term commonly applied to people who have suffered a cerebrovascular accident, commonly abbreviated as CVA, caused by ce...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 15 Jun 2018
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Heartworm Symptoms in Cats

Heartworm disease is an infectious disease caused by the parasite Dirofilaria immitis that can occur in dogs and cats but is less common in cats. A...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 15 Jun 2018
What Does an Enlarged Heart Mean for Cats?

An enlarged heart in cats is a common sign of heart disease.  There are several types of heart disease that can occur in cats and the different dis...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 15 Jun 2018

Dog Health

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Fatty Cysts in Dogs

Pet parents common ask questions about fatty cysts in dogs. Fatty Tumors, also known as lipomas or fatty cysts, are amongst the most common tumors ...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 16 Jun 2018
What Large Bumps on Dogs Can Mean

Large bumps on dogs are common and can be a concern to pet parents. A skin bump in dogs is also referred to as growth, mass, lump, or tumor. Someti...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 16 Jun 2018
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Causes of Pulmonary Edema in Dogs

Cardiogenic causes include any of the diseases of the heart that allow the accumulation of fluid in the lungs. These are typically those that affec...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 15 Jun 2018

Small Pet Health

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When Your Fish Can’t Swim

Does your pet fish have trouble swimming? If your fish floats on the surface or has a difficult time rising from the bottom, he has a buoyancy prob...

PetPlace Staff 29 Sep 2017
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My Fish Gave Birth! Now What?

If you have an aquarium, you might have to deal with newly hatched fish at some point. That’s right—you might be caught off guard whe...

PetPlace Staff 13 Jul 2017
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Turtles and Salmonella: Separating Fact fr...

We're getting blunt and honest about turtles and salmonella. When you were a child, you may have asked if you could get a pet turtle only to b...

PetPlace Staff 28 Jun 2017
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