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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
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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
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Dog Health

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My Dog Is Constantly Licking His Nose

Have you ever wondered why your dog may lick his nose? There are numerous reasons why dogs may lick their noses and some can have serious health co...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 23 Jul 2018
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My Dog Keeps Licking The Air — What Does T...

Have you ever wondered why your dog keeps licking air? There are numerous reasons why dogs may lick the air and some can have serious health conseq...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 23 Jul 2018
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My Dog Keeps Licking and Swallowing

Have you ever wondered why your dog may lick and swallow? There are numerous reasons and some can have serious health consequences. This article co...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 23 Jul 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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