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

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs FAQ

Periodontal Disease in Dogs FAQ

Periodontal disease can have a negative impact on your dog's oral health and, furthermore, their overall health. Today our Tumwater vets share more about periodontal disease in dogs, the symptoms, causes, and what treatments are available to restore your dog's oral health.

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Dog Dental Care: How to Clean a Dog's Mouth

Dog Dental Care: How to Clean a Dog's Mouth

Tooth decay and gum disease are as much of a problem for dogs as they are for people. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. In today's post, our Tumwater vets explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep your pup's teeth in tip-top condition.

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Caring For Your Dog After Surgery

Caring For Your Dog After Surgery

Dog owners play a pivotal role in the recovery of their pets after surgery. Today, our Tumwater vets share some tips for how to provide attentive, diligent post-op care and return your canine companion to their daily routine as soon as possible.

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Strategies to Help Your Cat That is Recovering From Surgery

Strategies to Help Your Cat That is Recovering From Surgery

A surgical procedure itself is just the first step on the path to recovery for our feline friends. While it is the biggest step, cat owners are behooved to have strategies in place to care for their cat after the procedure - so in today's post, our Tumwater vets discuss how to care for a cat recovering from surgery, what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Costs and Other FAQs

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery - Costs and Other FAQs

Hip dysplasia is a painful condition caused by the abnormal formation of one or both of a dog's hips. When left untreated hip dysplasia becomes more severe over time and seriously limits the mobility of afflicted dogs. In today's post, our Tumwater vets explain the three most effective surgeries used to treat hip dysplasia in dogs.

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IVDD Surgery in Dogs

IVDD Surgery in Dogs

IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is one of the most commonly seen neurologic disorders in dogs, leaving terror and heartbreak for afflicted dogs and their owners in its wake. Treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article, our Tumwater vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs.

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Best Dog Food for Dogs with Allergies

Best Dog Food for Dogs with Allergies

Food allergies are rare but potentially debilitating for our canine companions. In today's article, our Tumwater vets recommend the best food for dogs with allergies to keep them happy, healthy, and full by alleviating their symptoms!

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Ear Infections in Dogs

Ear Infections in Dogs

We often see ear infections in dogs at Tumwater Veterinary Hospital and, if your pup's ear infection is diagnosed early it will be easier to treat. In this blog, our Tumwater vets share with you the signs of dog ear infections and how they can be treated.

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Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

Planning for Your Pet's Preventive Care Exam

One of the best ways to keep your cat or dog healthy is to bring them to the vet for preventative care exams (routine wellness exams). Today our vets in Tumwater, Washington explain the ways you can prepare for your pet's preventative care exams and the reasons why they are important to your furry friend's health.

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My Cat is Not Eating! When to See a Vet

My Cat is Not Eating! When to See a Vet

At Tumwater Veterinary Hospital we understand how concerning it can be when your cat refuses to eat. Therefore, our Tumwater vets are sharing some common reasons why your cat could be refusing their food and when it becomes an emergency.

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