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Our veterinarians share helpful tips and advice here with Mandeville pet owners to help them keep their companions healthy and happy throughout their life. 

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Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

While a round chonky cat may seem awfully cute, it can actually be detrimental to your cat's health to be carrying the extra pounds. Our Mandeville vets share some of the signs and symptoms that show your cat may be overweight.

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Pet Care: Urinalysis For Dogs and Cats

Pet Care: Urinalysis For Dogs and Cats

Part of ensuring that your pet lives a long and healthy life is by providing them with ongoing routine care to help prevent and treat veterinary concerns before they get worse. This is done through annual exams, vaccinations and diagnostic testing. Here, our Mandeville vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, what we learn from this information and how it can help your pet.

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Cat Vaccination Schedule

Cat Vaccination Schedule

A cornerstone of preventive care, vaccinations offer your cat or kitten protection against a host of serious diseases and illnesses. Here, our Mandeville vets provide an outline of recommended vaccines and why your cat or kitten needs them.

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Cat Boarding: Where To Leave Your Cat While on Vacation

Cat Boarding: Where To Leave Your Cat While on Vacation

In a perfect world, we would be bringing our feline friend with us everywhere we go, unfortunately, that just can't happen. So what should be done with your cat while you are gone? Our Mandeville vets discuss cat boarding and what the best options are if you need to leave your cat.

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Where to Leave a Dog While on Vacation?

Where to Leave a Dog While on Vacation?

If you need to be away for any period of time then you will want to be sure that your furry friend is getting the best care. Here, our Mandeville vets talk about where to leave your dog while you go on vacation and the pros and cons of each option.

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How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Alone?

How Long Can You Leave Your Cat Alone?

Cats are seemingly independent creatures, exploring their world and finding nice quiet places to nap. But did you know that they actually crave your company? Here, our Mandeville vets talk about how long you can safely leave a cat alone and how to prevent them from getting lonely while you are gone.

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Facial Swelling in Dogs

Facial Swelling in Dogs

Swelling of your dog's face can sometimes occur with it seemingly happening out of nowhere. While it can be frightening, the cause is usually pretty straightforward. Our Mandeville vets discuss facial swelling in dogs, why it can be serious and what you should do if you notice any swelling.

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Why Is My Cat Coughing?

Why Is My Cat Coughing?

Typically we associate the sounds of purring with our feline friends, but what should you do if your cat is suddenly coughing instead? Here, our Mandeville vets discuss some of the common reasons why your cat is coughing and what you should do if this occurs.

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Common Dog Health Concerns That Require Emergency Care

Common Dog Health Concerns That Require Emergency Care

The emergency pet hospital is the last place you ever hope to be, but unfortunately, accidents happen. Here, our vets at Riverside Veterinary Hospital in Mandeville shed some light on situations that your pet may experience that requires immediate emergency attention by a veterinarian.

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Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency?

Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency?

Our Mandeville vets know that you definitely spend a good amount of time picking up your dog's poop, which should make it easy to spot inconsistencies. Our Mandeville vets talk about blood in your dog's stool, the differences you may see and when you should be concerned.

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