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Our Thousand Oaks veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Congestive Heart Failure in Cats

Congestive Heart Failure in Cats

Heart failure in cats happens when their cardiovascular systems can not pump a sufficient amount of blood through the body. Here, our Thousand Oaks vets list signs of congestive heart failure in cats, along with potential treatment options. 

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How to Tell If Your Dog Has Heat Stroke: Signs, Symptoms, Remedies & Actions

How to Tell If Your Dog Has Heat Stroke: Signs, Symptoms, Remedies & Actions

Heat stroke is very dangerous and can even become deadly for dogs. Today, our Thousand Oaks vets explain the dangers of this condition as well as causes, symptoms and tips for prevention. We also list actions to take and when to seek emergency care if you believe your dog is suffering from heat stroke. 

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How Do I Know if My Dog is in Pain from Cancer?

How Do I Know if My Dog is in Pain from Cancer?

Dogs can hide discomfort exceptionally well, so if your dog has been diagnosed with cancer, it will be critical to have pain quickly detected and treated. Here, our specialist vets in Thousand Oaks discuss how to tell if a dog is in pain from cancer and how symptoms can be treated. 

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Could the Bumps on My Dog's Skin Be Skin Cancer?

Could the Bumps on My Dog's Skin Be Skin Cancer?

While our dogs are covered in fur, skin cancer is a very serious health concern for our canine friends. If you've found an unusual bump on your pooch's skin, it's always best to have it examined. Today, our Thousand Oaks veterinary oncologists explain three types of skin cancer commonly seen in dogs. 

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How Long Can a Dog Live After Being Diagnosed With Cancer?

How Long Can a Dog Live After Being Diagnosed With Cancer?

Sometimes, our Thousand Oaks vets have the sad task of diagnosing a dog with cancer. An owner's first question is usually, 'How long can a dog live with cancer?' Today, our team explains why this is such a difficult question to answer, even with advanced diagnostics and treatment options. 

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Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Is your dog suddenly not eating their food? There are many reasons a dog may stop eating out of nowhere. Our Thousand Oaks vets discuss some of the common reasons, along with how to respond when your dog won't eat. 

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Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them & What To Do?

Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them & What To Do?

Has your cat been sneezing and has a runny nose? Then there is a good chance that your cat has caught a cold. Here, our Thousand Oaks vets talk about the causes of colds in cats and when to seek veterinary care.

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Why is my dog constipated and what should I do?

Why is my dog constipated and what should I do?

Experiencing constipation can be uncomfortable for our dogs - and worrying for their people. Our Thousand Oaks vets share signs that your dog may be constipated, causes of the condition and how to treat it.

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What is a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist and when would my pet need one?

What is a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist and when would my pet need one?

Many pet owners don't realize that there are specialists in veterinary medicine. Internal medicine is just one of these specialties. In this post, our Thousand Oaks vets explain the role of a board-certified specialist in veterinary internal medicine - and when your pet may require one.

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Common Knee Problems in Dogs: Patellar Luxation

Common Knee Problems in Dogs: Patellar Luxation

Patellar luxation is a common knee problem diagnosed in many dogs. Our Thousand Oaks vets describe the nature of this condition, which breeds are typically affected and how the issue treated in this post. 

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