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Cat Dental Care FAQ

Cat Dental Care FAQ

Oral health issues can be just as painful for our feline friends as they are for us. Despite this, most US cats don't get the dental health support they need, leading to most feline companions suffering from dental disease. Our Richmond vets explain the best dental health practices for keeping your cat's mouth clean and healthy.

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What to do If Your Cat is Jumping or Not Eating After Surgery

What to do If Your Cat is Jumping or Not Eating After Surgery

Today our Richmond vets discuss strategies 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. We do this because it is important to give special attention to your cat's care after surgery, in order to avoid re-aggravating the injury

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FHO Surgery - Cat Hip Problems & How to Affordably Fix Them

FHO Surgery - Cat Hip Problems & How to Affordably Fix Them

As cats age, the likelihood of health complications related to their hips increases exponentially; FHO surgery is a frequently effective and relatively low-cost surgical option that can treat hip problems in cats.  In today's post, the Richmond vets at Broad Street Veterinary Hospital educate owners on the hip anatomy of cats, the cost of treatment, and what recovery looks like for a cat after FHO surgery

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What is IVDD in Dogs? Answers About Surgery, Cost & Recovery

What is IVDD in Dogs? Answers About Surgery, Cost & Recovery

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; generally, treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article our Richmond vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs.

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Urinary Tract Infections and Diseases in Cats

Urinary Tract Infections and Diseases in Cats

Our Richmond vets see far fewer urinary tract infections in cats than in dogs, nonetheless, there are a number of other urinary tract conditions that frequently affect older cats. Below we explain more about urinary tract infections and other urinary conditions in cats.

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Dog Depression & Anxiety - What Pet Parents Can Do To Help

Dog Depression & Anxiety - What Pet Parents Can Do To Help

Dogs - much like their owners - can become anxious or depressed now and again. If your canine companion is showing signs of anxiety or depression there are strategies you can try to help your dog to feel better. Our Richmond vets explain.

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How can I tell if my cat is sick?

How can I tell if my cat is sick?

If your feline friend isn't feeling well they will show subtle changes in behavior and energy level, but our Richmond vets know that these changes can be difficult for pet parents to detect. That's why it's important to monitor your kitty's health and watch for these signs of common cat illnesses.

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What Does a Vet Do During a Routine Checkup

What Does a Vet Do During a Routine Checkup

Routine wellness exams - or checkups - can help to provide your dog or cat with their very best chance at a long and healthy life, but what does the vet do during a routine pet checkup? Our Richmond vets explain what happens when you bring your pet in for a checkup at Broad Street Veterinary Hospital. 

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Help! My dog eats everything, what should I do?

Help! My dog eats everything, what should I do?

If your dog eats things it shouldn't there may be good reason to be concerned. In today's post our Richmond vets look at why some dogs keep eating everything and tips on how to stop this problematic behavior.

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Dog Dental Care

Dog Dental Care

Your dog's oral health impacts their overall health, that's why it's important to ensure that your dog's teeth are clean and healthy. Here our Richmond vets share some ways to keep your pup's teeth in tip-top condition.

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