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Read our blog to get useful pet care advice from our Houston County vets, that can help you keep your furry companion happy and in great health.

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How Often Should a Cat Be Taken to the Vet?

How Often Should a Cat Be Taken to the Vet?

Today, our Houston County vets explain how often your cat should visit the vet for routine checkups and preventive care.

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Routine Vet Exams - Why Regular Veterinary Checkups Are Important

Routine Vet Exams - Why Regular Veterinary Checkups Are Important

Today, our Houston County vets discuss the importance of regular exams and what goes on during an exam.

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Why is My Cat Breathing Heavy?

Why is My Cat Breathing Heavy?

Today, our Houston County vets explain the reasons why your cat may experience heavy breathing and when there is cause for concern.

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What to Do if Your Dog Swallows a Foreign Object

What to Do if Your Dog Swallows a Foreign Object

Today, our Houston County vets explain what you should do if your dog has swallowed a foreign object.

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Dogs & Antifreeze: Should I Take My Pet to the ER?

Dogs & Antifreeze: Should I Take My Pet to the ER?

Today, our Houston County vets describe symptoms of antifreeze poisoning, and what you should do if your dog has consumed some.

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Why Won't My Cat Eat

Why Won't My Cat Eat

Our Houston County vets discuss some of the common reasons why your cat won't eat, how you can help, and when to seek veterinary care.

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Senior Dog Care Tips & Advice

Senior Dog Care Tips & Advice

Our Houston County vets discuss senior dogs, their needs, and what you can do to help them live out their golden years as happy and healthy as possible.

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Heatstroke in Cats - Symptoms & What You Should Do

Heatstroke in Cats - Symptoms & What You Should Do

Our Houston County vets share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you can do for your cat if you believe they are suffering from heatstroke.

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Maintaining Your Dog's Dental Health

Maintaining Your Dog's Dental Health

Our Houston County vets explain dog dental health care and how you can make sure your dog's teeth and mouth are getting the attention they need.

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What To Do With Your Dog While You're On Vacation

What To Do With Your Dog While You're On Vacation

Wondering what to do with your dog when you travel? Our vets know the struggle and would like to offer some advice on what you can do with your pets so that you don't have any anxiety about leaving them.

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