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Our Gallup veterinarians and team share useful tips and advice to help you keep your pets looking and feeling their very best.

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FHO Surgery in Dogs

FHO Surgery in Dogs

Just like people, dogs can experience injuries caused by trauma or repeated use. In some cases, your dog may require veterinary care to treat the issue. Here, our Gallup vets talk about hip problems in dogs and how FHO surgery may be able to help.

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Can a dog have a reaction to the Bordetella vaccine?

Can a dog have a reaction to the Bordetella vaccine?

Bordetella vaccinations are crucial for helping to protect dogs (especially those who frequent social settings) from certain respiratory infections like kennel cough. Here, our Gallup vets discuss the benefits of Bordetella vaccinations for dogs, how they help, and the possible reactions and side effects for dogs who have the Bordetella vaccine.

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How old do kittens have to be to get fixed?

How old do kittens have to be to get fixed?

When you bring home a new furry friend, you may wonder 'When is it safe to spay a kitten?'. While this answer depends on several factors, there is a standard age for reproductive care to begin. Today, our Gallup vets discuss having your kitten spayed or neutered answering the question of 'How old do kittens have to be to get fixed?'.

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Why are my cat's ears warm?

Why are my cat's ears warm?

While feeling heat coming from your cat's ears can be perfectly normal, this warmth may also indicate that they are experiencing a medical issue that requires care. Today, our Gallup vets talk about why your cat's ears are hot or warm and when it might be connected to a health concern.

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Puppy Shot Schedule: Why and When to Vaccinate Your Dog

Puppy Shot Schedule: Why and When to Vaccinate Your Dog

We know that bringing your puppy in often for vaccine appointments can feel a little busy, but preventive care helps to protect them against a number of serious diseases. Our Gallup vets talk about the importance of routine dog vaccines and what the puppy shot schedule looks like.

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Dog Recovering From Surgery

Dog Recovering From Surgery

Your dog just had surgery but their care doesn't stop there. They still need to recover from both anesthesia and the procedure itself. Here, our Gallup vets talk about caring for your dog while they recover from surgery and how you can help them recover quickly.

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Anesthesia for Dogs

Anesthesia for Dogs

There are a number of procedures from surgeries to dental work, which are completed while your dog is unconscious. Our Gallup vets share some important information about anesthesia for dogs and how we can help reduce the risk of complications.

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Insulinomas in Ferrets

Insulinomas in Ferrets

Even with routine care and attention, your ferret can still be at risk of developing health conditions. One illness that can affect these pets is insulinoma. In this post, our vets in Gallup discuss Insulinoma in ferrets, the symptoms of this condition and what you can expect from treatment.

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Owning a Pet Rat

Owning a Pet Rat

Are you looking for a smaller less traditional pet? One that is still cuddly and very intelligent? A pet rat might be right for you! Here, our Gallup vets offer some information about owning a pet rat, what they are like and how to properly care for them.

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Why won't my dog eat?

Why won't my dog eat?

If your dog normally gobbles down their food it can be concerning for them to suddenly stop. Our Gallup vets talk about the various reasons why a dog may not want their food and what to do if your dog won't eat.

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