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Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Should I take my cat to the vet for limping?

Whether your furry feline friend is an indoor cat or roams outside, there are a number of different ways that they may injure one of their paws and begin limping. However, injuries may not be the only reason for your cat's limping. Here, our Plains vets share a few of the most common reasons for limping in cats and what to do about it. 

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A List of Toxic Foods for Dogs

A List of Toxic Foods for Dogs

Our Plains veterinarians know that dog-owners love giving their canine companions small treats now and again. However, some people foods are actually quite toxic—and even potentially deadly—to your pup. Here is a list of foods you should never feed to your puppy or adult dog. 

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Urinary Tract Infection and Disease in Cats

Urinary Tract Infection and Disease in Cats

Our vets don't see nearly as many urinary tract infections in cats as we do in dogs. However, there are a number of conditions affecting the urinary tract that frequently appear in older cats. Here, our Plains vets explain urinary tract infections as well as other urinary conditions which may arise in your cat.

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Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs - Common Causes & How to Stop it

Bloody Diarrhea in Dogs - Common Causes & How to Stop it

At our Plains veterinary hospital, our team of specialists and vets know that it can be surprising, or even scary, when your dog develops diarrhea, especially when it contains blood. Here, we explain some of the causes of diarrhea in dogs, when you should seek professional help and what treatments and tests may be provided.

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What To Expect At Your Vet Checkup

What To Expect At Your Vet Checkup

Routine vet checkups can help your pet enjoy a longer and healthier life, but what should you expect during your exam? Today our Plains veterinary experts explain what happens during your vet checkup and why it's so important. 

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Four of The Most Common Orthopedic Problems in Dogs

Four of The Most Common Orthopedic Problems in Dogs

Seeing your pup run, jump and race around outside is sure to warm the heart of any dog parent.  This activity, and all its health benefits, can be brought to a halt by—and even contribute to exacerbating—health issues affecting their bones, joints, tendons, or ligaments. Here, our Plains vets outline four of the most common of these orthopedic health issues in dogs, what breeds most commonly develop them and how they can be treated.

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Why Has My Cat Stopped Eating? Is It An Emergency?

Why Has My Cat Stopped Eating? Is It An Emergency?

It can be quite concerning to realize that your cat has stopped eating. You may wonder whether or not this means that your four-legged friend needs to visit an emergency vet. Here, our Plains veterinarians share some of the common reasons why cats may stop eating and how to tell if your cat's specific case is an emergency. 

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How To Tell That Your Dog Is Suffering From A Heatstroke

How To Tell That Your Dog Is Suffering From A Heatstroke

Along with the heat of summer comes an increase in the risk of heatstroke in dogs. Here, our Plains vets list some of the symptoms of this dangerous, and possibly even deadly, condition and what you should do if you suspect that your dog is suffering from it. 

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How to Care for Your Dog After Surgery

How to Care for Your Dog After Surgery

Being aware of how to care for your dog properly after surgery can help them return to normal as soon as possible and without any complications. In today's blog, our Plains veterinarians share some tips on how to properly care for your pup after surgery.

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Does My Dog Need Knee Surgery?

Does My Dog Need Knee Surgery?

It's relatively common for our canine companions to suffer from knee injuries, in particular, affecting their cranial cruciate ligament (CCL). Here, your Plains vets explain when your pup may require surgery to repair damage to their knee and get them up and running again and what surgery options they have available to them.

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From Happy Pet Owners

  • What a wonderful alternative when something happens to your babies outside normal vet hours. They treated us and my kitty like family. Explained everything and fixed him right up. He’s not enjoying the cone, but his stitches look great. Thank you to the whole team!
    Kelly C.

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