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

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How do you know when your dog is sick?

How do you know when your dog is sick?

Does your dog seem a little 'off' or just not like their usual self? If so you are bound to be wondering if your pup is sick. But how do you know for sure? Below, our Rainbow City vets share some common signs of illness in dogs.

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How to Travel With a Cat: Advice for a Low-Stress Trip

How to Travel With a Cat: Advice for a Low-Stress Trip

Heading out on a journey and want to take your cat along? Our Rainbow City vets offer a few tips to help make the journey easier for both you and your beloved pet.

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Why Preventive Care for Pets is Important

Why Preventive Care for Pets is Important

Routine preventive care, including regular wellness exams, vaccinations, and parasite prevention, can help your pet live a long and healthy life. Our Rainbow City vets are here to explain more. 

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How long can you leave a dog alone?

How long can you leave a dog alone?

Unfortunately, work and other activities that are not dog-friendly often mean that your pooch must stay home alone. Today, our Rainbow City vets offer tips for keeping your dog happy while you're away and discuss how long you can leave a dog home alone.

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How often do you take a cat to the vet?

How often do you take a cat to the vet?

Cat's require routine and preventive veterinary care in order to have the best shot at a long and healthy life. Today, our Rainbow City vets explain how often you should take a cat to the vet. 

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What Does Ringworm Look Like On a Dog?

What Does Ringworm Look Like On a Dog?

Contrary to its name ringworm is caused by a fungus, not a worm. It generates infective seeds known as spores, which are highly resilient and difficult to eliminate in the environment. Ringworm may infect the skin of all animals, including dogs. Here, our Rainbow City vets discuss what ringworm looks like on a dog and how it can be treated.

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The Importance of Routine Vet Visits

The Importance of Routine Vet Visits

Annual routine exams for your dog or cat give your veterinarian the chance to check on your pet's overall health and catch any emerging issues early while they are still the most treatable. Today, our Rainbow City vets explain more about the importance of annual dog and cat exams. 

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Help! My Dog Eats Everything

Help! My Dog Eats Everything

We all know that dogs don't have the most discerning palates, but in some cases, a compulsive desire to eat non-food items is caused by a condition called pica. Today, our Rainbow City vets explain what pica is and how you can treat it. 

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6 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Healthy

6 Tips for Keeping Your Dog Healthy

Along with providing your pup with all the love and attention they need, here are 6 tips from our Rainbow City veterinarians on how you can help keep your dog healthy.

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My Cat Has Laryngitis - What Do I Do?

My Cat Has Laryngitis - What Do I Do?

Is your cat's meow sounding a bit squeaky or gone completely? Your cat may be suffering from laryngitis. Today, our Rainbow City veterinary team explains the causes, symptoms, and treatment for laryngitis in cats. 

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