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Whether you are looking for advice about common illnesses, animal first aid or unusual symptoms our informative blogs offer helpful tips and advice from our Visalia veterinary team.

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Should indoor cats be microchipped? Why and when to do it

Should indoor cats be microchipped? Why and when to do it

We know that microchipping your cat can help to increase the chances of a safe return if they are lost, but does your indoor cat need a microchip? Our Visalia vets present some compelling reasons to have your kitty microchipped, and when to do it.

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Obesity in Cats: Causes, Signs & What to Do

Obesity in Cats: Causes, Signs & What to Do

Obesity in cats is increasing at alarming rates. It's important to know that carrying a few extra ounces can make a significant difference in your cat's longevity and quality of life. In this post, our Visalia vets share insight on how kitties gain extra pounds and tips for helping your overweight cat slim down.

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Understanding Dog Blood Tests & Diagnostic Testing

Understanding Dog Blood Tests & Diagnostic Testing

We understand that it can be challenging to understand why your pet needs blood testing, and what those results mean. Today, our Visalia vets explain blood tests for dogs.

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Ultrasound for Dogs & Cats: What Pet Owners Want to Know

Ultrasound for Dogs & Cats: What Pet Owners Want to Know

You might be wondering what exactly is an ultrasound and how can it help your cat or dog. Our Visalia vets explain how ultrasound scans are performed on pets in our in-house veterinary diagnostic lab. 

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Different Types of Seizures in Dogs

Different Types of Seizures in Dogs

While the severity of your dog's seizures can range from mild and virtually undetectable to more severe, the type of seizures your dog can experience also differs. Our Visalia vets explain the different types of seizures in dogs and the causes behind them.

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Facial Swelling in Dogs

Facial Swelling in Dogs

We know that finding your dog's face suddenly swollen can be alarming. In this post, our Visalia vets share some common causes of facial swelling in dogs and treatments that may be recommended by your vet.

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Heatstroke in Cats

Heatstroke in Cats

While cats are less prone to heatstroke compared to other pets it can still happen and can be very dangerous. Here we out Visalia vets share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke. 

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Blood in Dog's Stool: Is it an Emergency & What to Do

Blood in Dog's Stool: Is it an Emergency & What to Do

Our Visalia vets know that responsible dog owners spend a lot of time picking up their dog's poop. What should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop?

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Why Preventative Health Care is Important for Dogs

Why Preventative Health Care is Important for Dogs

Bringing your dog in for annual routine exams allows your vets to check for early signs of health issues and to provide preventative vaccinations and parasite treatments in order to protect your dog from serious health problems. Here, our Visalia vets explain the benefits of preventative care for your dog.

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Pet First Aid Guide: How to Give Pets First Aid?

Pet First Aid Guide: How to Give Pets First Aid?

Pets tend to be full of energy and not necessarily the best accident avoidance. For this article, our Visalia vets will discuss first aid. What to do when your pet gets into trouble.

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Compassionate Emergency Care for Pets

Tulare-Kings Veterinary Emergency Services is an after-hours emergency animal hospital providing urgent care to cats and dogs from Visalia and surrounding areas. Contact us right away if you are experiencing a veterinary emergency.

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