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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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Why is my dog panting and restless at night?

Why is my dog panting and restless at night?

Though dogs often pant when out playing on a warm day or while they are playing fetch, excessive panting at night may be happening due to an underlying health issue. Here, our Southgate vets discuss symptoms and treatments will discuss serious and non-serious reasons your dog is panting at night.

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Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy For Dogs

Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy For Dogs

Cold laser therapy allows for the pain-free and non-invasive treatment of your beloved companion. In this post, our Southgate vets share some valuable information about cold laser therapy for dogs and how this special veterinary treatment can help them heal.

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Ear Bleeding in Dogs

Ear Bleeding in Dogs

A dog's bloody ear can be a concerning sign for any pet parent whether due to a minor irritation or a more serious issue. Here, our Southgate emergency vets talk about the causes of bleeding ears in dogs, the symptoms that may occur and when to visit your vet.

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What is veterinary cold laser therapy?

What is veterinary cold laser therapy?

Is your dog or cat suffering from pain? Cold laser therapy for pets may be an ideal non-invasive treatment option. In this post, our Southgate vets explain which conditions can benefit from this treatment, and how to determine if this therapy is appropriate for your pet.

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C-Sections for Dogs

C-Sections for Dogs

Emergency C-sections can be performed if a dog is in labor, but in some cases, an elective c-section may be recommended if your pooch faces an increased risk of complications. Today, our Southgate vets look at how to tell if your dog needs a C-section.

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Anesthesia for Dogs

Anesthesia for Dogs

Our four-legged pets, like us, may require anesthesia as part of a surgery or procedure. Most dogs are given anesthesia when they are spayed or neutered, and the majority of them will require it at least once more throughout their lives. Today, our Southgate vets discuss what you should know about anesthesia for dogs.

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How to Raise a Puppy

How to Raise a Puppy

While puppies are devilishly cute, raising a puppy doesn't come without challenges. In this post, our Southgate vets share some tips on the art of raising a puppy to help you get through it and ensure your canine companion grows up to be a healthy, happy and well-adjusted dog. 

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Where can I leave my dog while I'm on vacation?

Where can I leave my dog while I'm on vacation?

It can be hard to decide what to do with your pet if you can't take them with you on vacation. Today, our Southgate vets offer some advice on what you can do with your dog while you travel.

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One vs. Two Dogs: Is Having Two Dogs Better Than One?

One vs. Two Dogs: Is Having Two Dogs Better Than One?

Are two dogs better than one? There can be a handful of benefits to having two dogs in your home for both you and your pup! But there are some factors you have to consider before adding a second dog to your family. Our Southgate vets explain more.

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When is a dog considered a senior?

When is a dog considered a senior?

At what age is a dog considered a senior? How can an attentive dog parent spot signs of aging, and what special care needs does your aging dog have? Our Southgate vets answer these questions in today's post. 

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