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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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What to Expect After Neutering a Dog

Dog owners often have questions about dog neutering and what to expect after neutering a dog. First, let’s define the words Neuter and Spay. Neuter...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 4 Oct 2018
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What Happens When a Dog Gets Spayed?

Spaying is a procedure performed on female dogs (and cats) that remove their reproductive organs to prevent them from having puppies or kittens. In...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 4 Oct 2018
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What Happens When You Neuter a Dog?

Dog owners commonly have questions about what happens when you neuter a dog. Below we will review exactly what happens before, during and after neu...

Dr. Debra Primovic - DVM 4 Oct 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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