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Pet Care Tips

Our La Pine veterinarians share a variety of tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Getting Your Male Dog Neutered or Female Dog Spayed

Getting Your Male Dog Neutered or Female Dog Spayed

Having your dog spayed or neutered prevents unwanted litters, but can also help to curb undesirable behaviors and even reduce the risk of certain diseases. Here, our La Pine vets share what you need to know about getting your puppy fixed.

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Cat Tooth Extractions

Cat Tooth Extractions

There may be times when your cat has experienced dental damage or decay that is beyond repair and needs to be addressed immediately. Here, our La Pine vets discuss the reasons that your cat may need a tooth removed and what you can expect if they require tooth extraction surgery. 

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Why do dogs eat grass?

Why do dogs eat grass?

Concerned dog owners often contact our La Pine veterinary clinic asking if it's safe for their dog to eat grass. Today, our vet explains a little about why your dog may be eating grass and what you can do.

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What are pocket pets?

What are pocket pets?

Although a furry little pet who loves to snuggle in your shirt pocket can be a great family addition, you should do your homework first. In this post, our La Pine vets discuss pocket pets, their requirements, and things to consider before getting one.

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When to Visit an Emergency Vet

When to Visit an Emergency Vet

Accidents happen and sometimes pets suffer from conditions that require immediate veterinary care. Our La Pine vets share a few examples of situations that warrant emergency care and what you should do if they happen.

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Cavity in Dogs

Cavity in Dogs

Just like us, our dogs can develop dental cavities due to inadequate oral hygiene. In today's post, our La Pine vets explain how dog cavities are treated and how to prevent your canine companion from developing a cavity. 

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Why does my dog eat everything off the ground?

Why does my dog eat everything off the ground?

It might be cute to see a puppy gnawing on a shoe, but this behavior can turn obsessive or dangerous. Here, our La Pine vets talk about the reasons for this behavior and if you should be concerned.

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Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Caring for your dog's teeth is an important part of their oral and overall health. In today's post, our La Pine vets discuss some common signs and types of dog teeth problems. 

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List of Common Cat Illnesses & Their Symptoms

List of Common Cat Illnesses & Their Symptoms

Cats will instinctually hide when they don't feel well, making it very challenging for even the most attentive pet parents to recognize when their feline friend is sick. In today's post, our La Pine vets share some common cat illnesses and their symptoms.

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Signs a Dog is in Pain

Signs a Dog is in Pain

It can be concerning to see your dog suffering from pain or discomfort. In this post, our La Pine explain how dogs tend to handle this, how they show pain or discomfort, and how to know when your dog is suffering and when they might require urgent care. 

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We are accepting new patients to our La Pine vet clinic. Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of all pets in Central Oregon. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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