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On our blog, the Stockton vet team at American Veterinary Hospital shares helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Dog Dental Care & How to Clean a Dog's Mouth

Dog Dental Care & How to Clean a Dog's Mouth

Even in dogs, dental problems like tooth decay and periodontal disease can be painful. As a result, brushing your dog's teeth is an essential part of maintaining their overall health. Stockton veterinarians explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep his teeth in good condition.

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What Should I Do if my Cat is Limping?

What Should I Do if my Cat is Limping?

Despite the fact that cats are typically graceful and agile creatures, illness or injury can cause them to be in pain and limp. Today, our Stockton veterinarians discuss several possible causes of your cat's limping, as well as when it's appropriate to take your cat to the veterinarian for treatment.

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Common Dental Problems in Cats

Common Dental Problems in Cats

Your cat's dental problems can be extremely painful and can even lead to other health problems in the future. This week, our Stockton veterinary team discusses how to recognize dental health issues in your cat, the most common dental diseases in cats, and the best ways to prevent or treat these issues.

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What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

American Veterinary Hospital is proud to meet the rigorous veterinary service and care requirements necessary to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

Vets in the United States require certain certifications to be allowed to practice veterinary medicine - not only that, some specializations require further certifications for vets to rightfully claim their expertise in a given field.  Today the team at American Veterinary Hospital discusses the qualifications to look for when choosing a vet

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs and Cats

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that, left untreated, most often results in death. Heartworm Disease afflicts our furry friends with heart failure, severe lung disease, and irreparable damage to other organs; today, the Stockton vet team at American Veterinary Hospital discuss the parasite born disease and how to prevent it.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Stockton vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Lyme Disease and Your Pets

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Stockton veterinary team shares information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and what treatment options are available.

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Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms

Are you a new cat owner and worried you won't be able to tell when your furry friend is sick? You're in luck! Today our Stockton vet team is offering insight on common cat diseases, including signs and symptoms to be aware of.

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Did you know your pet's poop hides the key to one of the best ways to keep them and the rest of your family safe from intestinal parasites?  Annual fecal exams give your Stockton vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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