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Our Elk Grove veterinarians share useful tips and advice to help you determine if your pet might need veterinary care.

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Why is My Dog Panting at Night?

Why is My Dog Panting at Night?

Panting during a warm day or while playing fetch is normal for dogs, but excessive panting at night can be cause for concern. Our Elk Grove vets discuss signs, treatments and when to go to the vet if your dog pants at night. 

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Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworm in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworms can lead to gastrointestinal upset in otherwise healthy adult dogs, but can turn fatal for puppies. Here, our Elk Grove vets share information about hookworms in dogs and how these problematic parasites can be treated and prevented. 

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A Guide on Giving Pets First Aid

A Guide on Giving Pets First Aid

Pets tend to be full of energy and not necessarily the best at avoiding accidents. Today, our Elk Grove vets discuss first aid for pets and what to do if your pet gets into trouble. 

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Should I Get My Indoor Cat Vaccinated? Why & When to Do It

Should I Get My Indoor Cat Vaccinated? Why & When to Do It

While you may feel tempted to skip vaccinations for your indoor cat, kitten and cat vaccines are just as critical for indoor cats as they are for cats who venture outdoors. Here, our Elk Grove vets explain why indoor cats need their shots. 

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Rabies in Cats

Rabies in Cats

Are you thinking it may be a hassle to get your cat vaccinated against rabies? The truth is that in most US states, pets' rabies shots must be kept up to date. Equally important is the fact that one day, this vaccine could save your pet's life. Our Elk Grove vets explain.

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Dog Parvovirus: Symptoms & Prevention

Dog Parvovirus: Symptoms & Prevention

Parvovirus is a highly contagious, potentially deadly virus that's spread through contact with contaminated items such as bowls or toys. It can afflict both dogs and puppies. Here, our Elk Grove vets discuss symptoms, treatment and prevention of parvovirus in dogs. 

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Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgery

Hernias in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Surgery

When detected early, hernias in cats usually aren't serious and can be repaired surgically. Today, our Elk Grove vets list different types of hernias and offer insight into what to expect from cat hernia surgery.    

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Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need a Urinalysis?

At Bruceville Pet Hospital, we strongly believe in educating so their pets can stay healthy and happy for as long as possible. Here, our Elk Grove vets discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, along with how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best choices regarding their medical care. 

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FVRCP Vaccine in Cats

FVRCP Vaccine in Cats

At Bruceville Pet Hospital our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Elk Grove vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine to protect their health.

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ACL in Dogs - What is it & How is it Treated?

ACL in Dogs - What is it & How is it Treated?

ACL injuries often occur in athletes, but due to the structure of your dog's leg, this injury is also very common in dogs. Today our Elk Grove vets explain the symptoms of ACL injuries in dogs, and the surgeries that can be performed to treat these common knee injuries. 

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New Patients Welcome at Bruceville Pet Hospital

We are happily accepting new patients at our conveniently located Elk Grove veterinary clinic! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of companion animals. Reach out today to book your pet's first appointment.

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