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Pet CT Scans

Pet CT Scans

To help you understand why your pet may need a CT scan or PET scan our Tracy vets explain what PET/CT technology is used for and what you should expect when you bring your pet in for diagnostic imaging.

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Spayed and Neutered Cats - What To Know About Getting A Cat Fixed

Spayed and Neutered Cats - What To Know About Getting A Cat Fixed

There are many benefits to getting your cat fixed. Today, our Tracy vets explain everything you need to know about cat spays and neuters, including the proper timing of the procedure and its various benefits.

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How Can I Help My Teething Puppy?

How Can I Help My Teething Puppy?

Puppy teething can be a challenging time - for pet parents and their canine companions alike. Today, our Tracy share ways to relieve your puppy's discomfort while they're teething.

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ACL Surgery For Dogs

ACL Surgery For Dogs

As any sports fan knows all too well, ACL tears are a common injury among our favourite athletes. What you might not know, is that while there is no ACL in dogs, the CCL (cranial cruciate ligament) is essentially the same thing--with some key differences that make torn ACL style injuries even more common in dogs than they are in people! Today our Tracy vets tackle the subject of ACL surgery for dogs.

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Caring For Your Dog After Surgery

Caring For Your Dog After Surgery

After your dog has had surgery, you can play a pivotal role in helping them to fully recover. Attentive, diligent post-op care is essential to help them return to their daily routine as soon as possible. Today, our Tracy vets share some tips for how to care for your dog after surgery - and specifically how to handle it if they are coughing, shaking, or not eating.

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IVDD in Dogs - Can a dog recover from IVDD without surgery?

IVDD in Dogs - Can a dog recover from IVDD without surgery?

IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is one of the most commonly seen neurologic disorders in dogs.  In its path, IVDD leaves terror and heartbreak for afflicted dogs and their owners; generally, treatment is required early to combat IVDD, so in today's article our Tracy vets discuss IVDD surgery and its costs, as well as non-surgical treatment options.

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Caring for your cat after surgery

Caring for your cat after surgery

After surgery, it is important to give special attention to your cat's care in order to avoid re-aggravating the injury. Today our Tracy vets discuss strategies to care for a cat recovering from surgery, what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.

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Why could my dog need diagnostic imaging?

Why could my dog need diagnostic imaging?

Your vet uses diagnostic imaging to view the internal structures of your dog, which allows them to have a more accurate picture of your pooch's overall health. Today, our Tracy vets tell you more about diagnostic imaging for your canine companion.

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Cat hernia surgery: what to know

Cat hernia surgery: what to know

If spotted early, cat hernia surgery generally absolves cats of any serious complications from a hernia they are suffering from. Today our Tracy vets answer pertinent questions, like how much cat hernia surgery costs, cat hernia surgery recovery times, and what a hernia even is.

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The 10 Best Types of Pet Birds

The 10 Best Types of Pet Birds

Birds can make for some of the most gentle, friendly, and long-lived pets you can invite into your home.  There can be a dizzying array of different types of pet birds for new bird owners to consider, our Tracy vets give their recommendations for 10 of the BEST companion birds to brighten up your home.

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