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Common and Contagious Cat Illnesses & Diseases

Common and Contagious Cat Illnesses & Diseases

Sometimes it can be hard to tell if your cat is sick or feeling under the weather because they are experts at hiding their discomfort. That's why cat parents have to pay attention to their feline companions and be knowledgeable about the signs to look out for. In this blog, our Thousand Oaks vets discuss some contagious illnesses that are common among cats as well as when humans have to be careful.

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Diagnostic Imaging for Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging for Your Dog or Cat

If your dog or cat is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) or CT scan, you may be wondering how the appointment will work and how you can prepare. Below, our Thousand Oaks vets share what you can expect when you bring your dog to us for an x-ray.

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Ultrasounds for Dogs & Cats

Ultrasounds for Dogs & Cats

You've just found out that your dog or cat needs an ultrasound. So, what exactly is an ultrasound and how can it help your pet? Our Thousand Oaks veterinarians explain how ultrasound scans are performed on pets.

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Fatty Tumor (Lipoma) in Dogs

Fatty Tumor (Lipoma) in Dogs

While it may cause you to worry if you find a lump on your beloved pup, it's important to know that not all lumps are cancerous. Fatty tumors, also known as lipomas, are common among older dogs. Here, our Thousand Oaks vets share some information about fatty tumors or lipomas in dogs such as the types, causes and how they can be treated.

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Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Dog Hip Dysplasia Surgery

Hip dysplasia is a painful condition caused by the abnormal development of one or both of your dog's hips. If left untreated, hip dysplasia can worsen over time, severely limiting your dog's mobility. In today's post, our Thousand Oaks veterinarians explain the three most effective surgeries for treating hip dysplasia in dogs.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Dogs

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Dogs

An uncomfortable swelling or lesion in your dog's ear might be diagnosed as a hematoma. Here, our Thousand Oaks vets explain what an ear hematoma is and how surgery might be the best treatment option for your pooch.

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Dog Dry Heaving: Causes & What To Do

Dog Dry Heaving: Causes & What To Do

Dry heaving is when your dog makes the noises and motions of vomiting, but nothing is coming out. This could be indicative of more serious health issues. Here, our Thousand Oaks vets share some potential causes of dry heaving in dogs and what owners should do about it.

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Lung Cancer in Dogs

Lung Cancer in Dogs

Lung cancer is rarer in canines, but not impossible for our furry companions to develop. In this post, our Thousand Oaks vets discuss lung cancer in dogs, signs and symptoms, and how it is treated.

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Bladder Cancer in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

Bladder Cancer in Dogs: Symptoms & Treatment

The bladder is a fairly common place for dogs to develop cancer. Cancer prevention and diagnosis is vital for dogs, which is why our vets stress the importance of routine wellness exams. Here, our Thousand Oaks[ vets explain the symptoms and treatment of bladder cancer in dogs.

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Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing's disease in dogs can be a serious threat to your pet's overall health and longevity. In today's blog, our Thousand Oaks veterinary team explains the causes of this serious condition, as well as complications that can arise and treatments.

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