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

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Why Does My Cat's Breath Smell Bad?

Why Does My Cat's Breath Smell Bad?

As most cat parents know, our feline friends enjoy getting up close and personal. This is especially true first thing in the morning, and there's nothing quite like waking up to stinky cat breath. Most of the time this condition can be linked to dental concerns but that is not always the case. Our South Salem vets talk about some of the reasons your cat has bad breath and what you can do to help treat this smelly condition.

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What to Do if a Cat or Dog is Choking

What to Do if a Cat or Dog is Choking

If something gets lodged in your dog or cat's mouth or throat and they start to choke, try the following steps from our South Salem veterinary team. 

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How Much Does a Dog Teeth Cleaning Cost?

How Much Does a Dog Teeth Cleaning Cost?

Keeping your dog's mouth clean is important for many different reasons. Our South Salem vets explain how having healthy teeth and gums can prevent oral pain and health issues, and the cost factors behind this procedure. 

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How to Recognize Pain in Cats

How to Recognize Pain in Cats

To provide your cat with all the care they need to live a long and healthy life, it's important to be able to spot the signs of pain early and know what to do. Below, our South Salem vets offer some advice on how to tell if your cat is in pain, and what you can do to help.

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Periodontal (Gum) Disease in Dogs

Periodontal (Gum) Disease in Dogs

The oral health of a dog has a direct impact on their overall health, but many of our canine companions do not receive the dental care they require to prevent oral health issues such as periodontal disease. Our South Salem veterinarians explain how to treat and prevent periodontal disease in dogs.

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Signs Your Dog or Cat Needs an Emergency Vet

Signs Your Dog or Cat Needs an Emergency Vet

Pets, like people, can develop conditions that necessitate immediate medical attention. Our South Salem veterinarians explain when emergency care is required and what to do in those situations.

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How Do You Know if Your Dog Has Been Poisoned?

How Do You Know if Your Dog Has Been Poisoned?

Our South Salem veterinarians understand that dogs enjoy gnawing at things they shouldn't. As a responsible pet owner, you must be able to recognize the early signs of poisoning in your dog and know what to do if your dog exhibits poisoning symptoms.

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Heavy Bleeding on a Dog or Cat That Won't Stop

Heavy Bleeding on a Dog or Cat That Won't Stop

For any pet emergency, you should get to a veterinarian right away. And in some emergency situations, like when your male or female dog or cat is bleeding, you may need to provide some first aid until you can get there for treatment. Here, our South Salem Animal Hospital veterinarians explain. 

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What Fruit Can Dogs Eat?

What Fruit Can Dogs Eat?

Fruit can be a tasty treat for your dog, but not all fruits are safe for them to consume. Today, our South Salem veterinarians discuss which fruits are safe to feed your dog.

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Heartworm Disease in Pets: Tips on Prevention

Heartworm Disease in Pets: Tips on Prevention

Heartworm disease is well-known among dog and other pet owners for a reason—it can cause serious illness. Today, our vets explain why prevention is so important.

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