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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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The Most Common Dog Illnesses

The Most Common Dog Illnesses

Socialization and time with other dogs are great for our canine companions, but it is essential to take steps to protect your pup against common canine illnesses. Today our Tumwater vets discuss common dog illnesses.

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Helpful Tips on Getting Your Cat to the Veterinary Practice

Helpful Tips on Getting Your Cat to the Veterinary Practice

Does your cat get nervous, anxious, or panicky when they sense it's time to head to the vet? Today our Tumwater vets pass along some great tips and advice from the American Association of Feline Practitioners (AAFP) on how to get your cat to the vet with less stress for you and your feline friend.

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How Often Should My Dog Go To The Vet

How Often Should My Dog Go To The Vet

Regular veterinary exams and preventive care provide your pooch with their best shot at a long and healthy life. Today, our Tumwater vets explain how often your dog should see their vet at each stage of life.

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How to Take Care of a New Kitten

How to Take Care of a New Kitten

Bringing home a new kitten is not just exciting, it's also a big responsibility. To help you to provide your kitten with a great start to a long and healthy life, check out the tips below from our Tumwater vets.

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The Importance of Routine Vet Exams

The Importance of Routine Vet Exams

During routine exams, your vet can check your pet for early symptoms of illness, internal damage and other serious conditions that need to be diagnosed. Our vets in Tumwater explain why regular veterinary checkups are essential. 

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Cat Vaccine Schedule

Cat Vaccine Schedule

A cornerstone of preventive care, vaccinations offer your cat or kitten protection against a host of serious diseases and illnesses. Here, our Tumwater vets provide an outline of recommended vaccines and why your cat or kitten needs them.

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Parasite Prevention Tips For Dogs

Parasite Prevention Tips For Dogs

External parasites live on your dog's skin and can create a lot of health problems if they are not properly treated. Our Tumwater vets are here with some tips to help with parasite prevention for your pets. 

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A Guide to Dog Wound Care

A Guide to Dog Wound Care

Not every cut or scrape your dog gets requires veterinary care, so you should know when to care for your dog's wounds at home, and when you should head to the vet. Here our Tumwater vets provide tips on how to care for your dog's minor wounds by yourself.

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The Reality of Heart Disease in Cats

The Reality of Heart Disease in Cats

Heart disease is a serious medical condition in cats where an abnormality of the heart is present. Today, our Tumwater vets share the types, symptoms, and treatments for heart disease in cats.

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Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis is a degenerative condition in dogs that becomes more severe over time. There's no cure for this painful condition, however, our Tumwater vets can provide treatments that may help manage symptoms and give your dog a better quality of life.

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Tumwater Veterinary Hospital is welcoming new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Tumwater companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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