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Our Oceanside veterinary team shares helpful tips and advice for raising happy and healthy pets in our bi-weekly blog covering all manners of companion animal welfare.

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Ultrasound Examinations for Dogs

Ultrasound Examinations for Dogs

If you've learned that your furry friend needs an ultrasound you may have many questions about why, and what the process is. Here, our Oceanside vets share some important information about canine ultrasounds and what to expect if your puppy or adult dog is in need of one.

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X-rays & CT Scans for Dogs & Cats

X-rays & CT Scans for Dogs & Cats

Diagnostic imaging can help with both routine care to monitor health and to help diagnose health concerns as they occur. Here, our Oceanside vets discuss the purpose of X-rays and CT scans for cats and dogs and what you should know about them.

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Mastitis in Dogs

Mastitis in Dogs

Mastitis is a condition that affects the mammary glands of female dogs. This most commonly occurs postpartum, and can be life-threatening if left untreated. Here, our vets in Oceanside share some information about mastitis in female dogs, including what signs to watch for, possible causes, and how it can be treated.

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How old do kittens have to be to get fixed?

How old do kittens have to be to get fixed?

Spaying and neutering do more than just prevent unwanted litters, it can also protect your furry friend's health. Today, our Oceanside vets talk about when you should bring your kitten in to be fixed and what the additional benefits are of spay and neuter surgery.

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Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Any pet parent hopes that their furry friend never gets sick, but sometimes this is unavoidable. When it comes to getting sick, diarrhea is one of the most common issues that can occur in cats. Our Oceanside vets are here to provide insight into the common causes of cat diarrhea, how to treat cat diarrhea, and what the signs of serious illness are.

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Pneumonia in Dogs

Pneumonia in Dogs

Respiratory conditions can affect dogs of all breeds and ages, especially if they spend a great deal of time around other dogs in enclosed spaces. But what do you need to know about it? Our Oceanside vets share some important information about pneumonia in dogs, the different types, symptoms, and how it can be treated.

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Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Surgery in Dogs

Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Surgery in Dogs

While a dog's knees are similar to yours, did you know that there is one major difference? Theirs bend the opposite way and are always weight-bearing, this makes injuries occur easily. Here, our Oceanside vets share the signs of cranial cruciate ligament tears and what you can expect from CCL surgery for dogs.

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Aural Hematomas in Cats: When is Surgery Needed?

Aural Hematomas in Cats: When is Surgery Needed?

Trauma to the soft tissue can lead to blood blisters commonly referred to as hematomas. This condition can cause discomfort in your feline friend and should be addressed by a veterinarian. Here, our Oceanside vets discuss aural hematomas in cats, how we use surgery to treat this condition, and things you should know about recovery and cost.

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What You Should Know About Dog Grooming

What You Should Know About Dog Grooming

Grooming and bathing your dog is for more than just looks, it can help with identifying health issues and managing conditions affecting the skin and fur. Today, our vets discuss dog grooming services and how our professional groomers in Oceanside are here to help.

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Cat Recovering from Surgery

Cat Recovering from Surgery

While surgery is meant to treat various issues and conditions, recovery and how you care for your pet through this time are crucial to the success of the treatment. Our Oceanside vets talk about what to expect when a cat is recovering from surgery and how to care for them during this time.

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