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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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Preventing Cat Dental Problems

Preventing Cat Dental Problems

The dental health of cats is no small matter. Cats are no different than people in their capacity to suffer from painful dental health complications due to poor oral hygiene. Today, our Tumwater vets explain how to clean your cat's mouth and keep their teeth healthy.

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Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Why Won't My Dog Eat?

The heart is one of the most marvelous organs that keeps the bodies of cats, dogs, and people alike alive and thriving. Just like any well designed machine however, the heart can fall to wear and tear or other defects. Today our Tumwater veterinary team will be exploring the 5 most common heart problems cats and dogs experience, to help pet owners understand the cardiac challenges their aging pets might experience. 

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The 5 Most Common Heart Diseases in Dogs & Cats

The 5 Most Common Heart Diseases in Dogs & Cats

The heart is one of the most marvelous organs that keeps the bodies of cats, dogs, and people alike alive and thriving. Just like any well designed machine however, the heart can fall to wear and tear or other defects. Today our Tumwater veterinary team will be exploring the 5 most common heart problems cats and dogs experience, to help pet owners understand the cardiac challenges their aging pets might experience. 

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The Most Common Dental Diseases in Cats

The Most Common Dental Diseases in Cats

Our feline friends are just as capable as people of developing dental conditions and diseases throughout their lives. tOften discomfort or pain is the result. Here, our Tumwater veterinary team explains how to identify dental disease in your cat, a few common examples of oral health issues your cat may experience and ways you can prevent dental disease from ever developing the first place.

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Do Spayed & Neutered Dogs Live Longer?

Do Spayed & Neutered Dogs Live Longer?

The decision to spay or neuter your dog can be a difficult one. There are so many considerations when making this decision but most pet owners can agree that if it will make your dog's life longer then it's no longer a difficult decision. Our Tumwater vets are here to talk about whether that is the case.

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Old Cats - How to Care for a Senior Cat

Old Cats - How to Care for a Senior Cat

Thanks to advancements in veterinary care and medicine, pet nutrition and diet research and development, and accessibility to information for pet owners, even super senior cats are living far longer than they used to. Today, our Tumwater vets talk about what to expect as your cat ages and share tips on how to care for an old cat.

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How Long Dogs Live Following a Cancer Diagnosis

How Long Dogs Live Following a Cancer Diagnosis

Following a cancer diagnosis, it is invariably a challenging time for dog owners. Oftentimes the first question asked of our Tumwater veterinarians is how long can a dog live with cancer? That's a difficult question to answer, even with today's advanced diagnostics and treatments - today the Tumwater Veterinary Hospital explains why.

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Euthanasia & End-of-life Care for Dogs

Euthanasia & End-of-life Care for Dogs

Every dog owner wants to make sure that, when it's time to say goodbye, their beloved canine companions don't suffer and can die with dignity. Today our Tumwater vets are here to share their advice on how you can be prepared to help your pet in their final days.

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Can Cats Have Asthma?

Can Cats Have Asthma?

At Tumwater Veterinary Hospital, our vets often see cats suffering from asthma brought on by inhaled allergens. Here are some of the most common symptoms of asthma in cats, and what you should do if your cat has an asthma attack.

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Caring for Your Cat: Urinary Tract Infections

Caring for Your Cat: Urinary Tract Infections

Urinary tract infections in cats are not especially common, but when they do arise it is usually in senior cats or cats with another malady afflicting their urinary tract in concert with the infection. Today, our Tumwater vets explain the symptoms, causes, and available treatments for urinary tract infections and diseases in cats.

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