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Tooth Resorption in Cats - What It Is & How It's Treated

Tooth Resorption in Cats - What It Is & How It's Treated

As with humans, dental problems can be very painful for your cat, yet, as many as 85% of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease. Below, our Franklin vets discuss the signs of dental disease in cats, along with information on diagnosis and treatment.

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Dog Tooth Extractions

Dog Tooth Extractions

If your canine companion has a tooth that is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. In today's post, our Franklin vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed.

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Causes of Gingivitis in Cats & How It Can Be Treated

Causes of Gingivitis in Cats & How It Can Be Treated

As with humans, dental problems can be very painful for your cat, yet, as many as 85% of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease. Below, our Franklin vets discuss the signs of dental disease in cats, along with information on diagnosis and treatment.

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The Importance of Dental Care for Dogs

The Importance of Dental Care for Dogs

Painful tooth decay and gum disease are common our canine companions, making regular dental exams and cleanings an essential part of your pup's annual preventive care schedule. Today, our Franklin vets explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep your pup's teeth in great condition.

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My cat is breathing heavy, should I be worried?

My cat is breathing heavy, should I be worried?

While panting is common for dogs, panting or heavy breathing in cats is rare. If your cat is breathing heavy it could be a sign of an underlying health concern. Here, our Franklin vets share a few of the reasons why cats may breathe heavy or pant, and when it's time to head to the vet.

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Ways to Create a Healthy Environment & Lifestyle for Your Pet

Ways to Create a Healthy Environment & Lifestyle for Your Pet

Your pet's wellbeing means the world to you, so you want to do all you can to ensure that your animal companion stays happy and healthy for many years to come. Today our Franklin vets offer a few easy ways to help create a healthy environment and lifestyle for your dog or cat.

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Help! My dog ate gum, is it dangerous?

Help! My dog ate gum, is it dangerous?

Your dog eating gum may not seem like a big deal, but varieties of chewing gum are toxic to dogs. Our Franklin vets explain what you should do if your dog eats gum.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are external parasites that are responsible for spreading a range of serious illnesses that are dangerous to both humans and pets. Today, our Franklin vets talk about the ways ticks thrive, how to recognize them, and how you can protect your pets and loved ones.  

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Having annual fecal exams completed at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecals give your Franklin vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas are tiny but they have the power to make your pet miserable! Left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Franklin vets explain the early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet has fleas. 

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