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Our Memphis veterinarians at Hillcrest Animal Hospital share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

How to Help a Constipated Dog

How to Help a Constipated Dog

Although constipation in dogs may seem like a minor concern it can be a sign of a potentially life-threatening health issue. Our Bartlett vets and team offer advice on what to do if your dog is constipated.

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My cat is dry heaving, what should I do?

My cat is dry heaving, what should I do?

It's pretty unpleasant to witness a cat dry heaving, but you may feel reassured to learn that in many cases dry heaving in cats is harmless. However, there are also some serious health concerns that can also lead to dry heaving. Below our Bartlett vets share more about why your cat may be dry heaving.

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Labored Breathing in Dogs & Cats - What Does Labored Breathing Look Like?

Labored Breathing in Dogs & Cats - What Does Labored Breathing Look Like?

Many pet parents wonder if their dog or cat's panting means that their pet is experiencing labored breathing. While this can be the case, labored breathing actually means that the pet is struggling to breathe. Our Bartlett vets and team share more about labored breathing in dogs and cats.

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Heatstroke Symptoms in Dogs - The Signs to Watch For

Heatstroke Symptoms in Dogs - The Signs to Watch For

When temperatures rise and the sun comes out heatstroke becomes a very serious health concern for our canine companions. Here our Bartlett vets share the signs of this potentially deadly condition, and what to do if your dog has heatstroke.

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Indoor Cat Vaccines - What Pet Parents Need to Know

Indoor Cat Vaccines - What Pet Parents Need to Know

Our Bartlett vets know that it can be tempting to skip vaccines for indoor cats, but even if your kitty stays inside there are some good reasons to have your feline friend vaccinated. Here's why...

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Cat Urinary Tract Infection - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Cat Urinary Tract Infection - Causes, Symptoms & Treatments

Our Bartlett vets see far fewer urinary tract infections in cats than dogs, but older cats can experience a number of other urinary tract issues that cause similar symptoms. Today we share some of the most common symptoms, causes and treatments for urinary tract infections and diseases in cats.

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How to Get Rid of a Yeast Infection in Your Dog's Ear

How to Get Rid of a Yeast Infection in Your Dog's Ear

Yeast ear infections can be a real problem for dogs living in hot and humid climates, even for just a few brief summer months, but you may be able to help prevent your dog from developing a yeast ear infection. Our Bartlett vets explain how.

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Why is my dog scratching?

Why is my dog scratching?

Itching, scratching, and licking are signs that your pooch has a skin condition known as dermatitis. Our Bartlett vets explain what could be causing your pup's skin problem and how you can help your pet to feel better.

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What Pet Owners Need to Know About Babesiosis in Dogs

What Pet Owners Need to Know About Babesiosis in Dogs

Babesiosis is a disease seen in dogs that is spread by the bite of an infected tick. Once the Babesia organisms infect your pup they attack your pet's red blood cells causing anemia. Our Bartlett vets explain more...

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Anaplasmosis Symptoms in Dogs & How This Disease is Treated

Anaplasmosis Symptoms in Dogs & How This Disease is Treated

Anaplasmosis is one of the many tick borne diseases that threaten the health of people, pets and other animals across the United States. Today our Bartlett vets explain the symptoms and treatments for Anaplasmosis in dogs.

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