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

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The Best Dog Food for Your Senior Dog

The Best Dog Food for Your Senior Dog

As your dog gets older, their diet starts to play a much bigger role in their overall health. Our Southgate vets address the best types of food that can help keep your senior dog happy and healthy.

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Why is my cat limping all of a sudden?

Why is my cat limping all of a sudden?

Whether your feline friend is an indoor cat or outdoor adventurer, there is a myriad of ways that your cat could injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. But injuries aren't the only reason for cat limping. Here, our Southgate vets share a few common reasons for limping in cats and what you should do.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Discover a rare but possible occurrence where your cat's ears can get injured, leading to hematomas. Join our Southgate veterinary today as they delve into ear hematomas in cats and provide comprehensive insights on the surgical treatment for this condition. 

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Help! My Cat Has Laryngitis

Help! My Cat Has Laryngitis

Is your kitty's meow sounding more like a scratchy squeak? Or has your cat lost their voice completely? Laryngitis in cats can be due to a number of reasons. Here, our Southgate veterinary team explains cat laryngitis symptoms, causes, and treatments.

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Toxic Dog Food & Treats List

Toxic Dog Food & Treats List

You may have heard that many foods can poison your dog, but did you know many plants are toxic to dogs as well? Today, our vets in Southgate discuss a list of toxic food, treats, and plants for dogs.

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My dog is constipated! What should I do?

My dog is constipated! What should I do?

Of all the digestive problems dogs can develop, constipation is one of the most common. While you might not think it is serious, constipation could be life-threatening depending on what's causing it. Here, our Southgate vets discuss what to do if your dog is constipated.

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Best Reptile Pets For Beginners

Best Reptile Pets For Beginners

Reptiles are an excellent alternative for owners looking for companions who are easy to care for, distinctive, or even hypoallergenic. But adopting a reptile entails knowing about its requirements and determining whether it is appropriate for you and your home. Our Southgate vets list the best reptiles for beginners.

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Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Dental problems can cause severe pain for your dog and result in other health issues. In this post, our Southgate vets explain how to spot dental health issues in your pup, what the most common issues are and how they can be prevented and treated.

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Puppy’s First Vet Visit: Checklist & What to Expect

Puppy’s First Vet Visit: Checklist & What to Expect

Congratulations on your new puppy! Today, our Southgate vets share a checklist of everything you need for your puppy's first veterinary appointment and what you can expect at this visit.

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How long can you leave a dog alone?

How long can you leave a dog alone?

We know you'd love to stay home and snuggle with your pooch all day but it's just not feasible to be home all of the time. After all, you have work, school, and errands to take care of. So, how long can you leave your dog alone, and what they will get up to while you are gone? Our Southgate vets explain.

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Southgate Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Southgate companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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