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Keep your pets happy and healthy with these valuable tips from our Harrisburg veterinarians. 

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Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

Heatstroke in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

When the temperature rises, your dog's health is jeopardized by heatstroke. In today's post, our Harrisburg emergency vets explain the symptoms of this potentially fatal condition, as well as what to do if you suspect your dog is suffering from heatstroke.

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Constipation in Cats: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes, & What to Do

Constipation in Cats: Treatment, Symptoms, Causes, & What to Do

Constipation can make your cat feel uncomfortable and restless, as well as pose a serious health risk. Our Harrisburg veterinarians discuss the symptoms of constipation in cats, as well as the causes and treatment options.

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Dog Wound Care: How to Care for a Dog Wound

Dog Wound Care: How to Care for a Dog Wound

Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but you do need to know how to care for your dog's wounds, and when you should head to the vet. Here, our Harrisburg emergency vets provide tips on how to care for your dog's wounds at home.

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Raising a Puppy and Kitten Together

Raising a Puppy and Kitten Together

Isn't it true that if one puppy or kitten is cute, two have to be even cuter? While puppies and kittens look adorable together in photos and can keep each other company, there are some considerations that any pet owner should bear in mind when raising a puppy and kitten in the same house. In this post, our Harrisburg vets explain what they are.

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What is Kennel Cough in Dogs

What is Kennel Cough in Dogs

Is your dog coughing dryly and ineffectively? Your dog may be suffering from Kennel Cough if this is the case. Our Harrisburg veterinarians discuss this highly contagious respiratory disease in dogs today, as well as what you should do if your dog coughs.

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Cataract Surgery for Dogs

Cataract Surgery for Dogs

Cataracts are a common eye condition in both humans and dogs that can cause blurred vision and eventually blindness, but in many cases, surgery can help restore vision. Today, our Harrisburg veterinarians discuss canine cataract surgery and what to expect if your dog undergoes the procedure.

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The Health & Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pets

The Health & Mood-Boosting Benefits of Pets

In this post, our Harrisburg vets share some of the powerful mood and health-boosting properties of owning a pet. 

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My dog has IVDD, does he need surgery?

My dog has IVDD, does he need surgery?

Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) is a very serious and painful condition affecting your dog's spine. If your dog has been diagnosed with IVDD which affects its ability to walk, surgery may be the best and only treatment option for relieving pain and restoring your pup's mobility.

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FHO Surgery on Cats

FHO Surgery on Cats

FHO surgery can be an effective and relatively inexpensive surgical treatment option for hip problems in cats. Today, our Harrisburg vets describe the hip anatomy of cats, hip problems that could affect your kitty and what’s involved in FHO surgery and recovery.

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Signs of Infection After Spaying/Neutering a Dog

Signs of Infection After Spaying/Neutering a Dog

Spaying or neutering your dog is a big decision, and you might be worried about the complications that could arise. Although the chances of a complication are slim, our Harrisburg veterinarians discuss what to expect after spaying/neutering your dog and the signs of complications or infection to look for.

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