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Our Killen veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Signs That Your Cat Has a Broken Leg

Signs That Your Cat Has a Broken Leg

Cats are adventurous and while they are usually fairly graceful, there may be times when unexpected injuries or accidents happen. Here, our Killen vets discuss the signs that you may see if your cat has a broken leg and what to do if it happens.

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My Dog Eats Grass: Why do they do it and is it safe?

My Dog Eats Grass: Why do they do it and is it safe?

So many dogs partake in eating grass, but is it okay for them to do so? Are there any concerns with this pastime? Here, our Killen vets talk about whether or not eating grass is safe for dogs, why they do it, and what you should know about grass-eating habits in dogs.

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What is whipworm in dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

What is whipworm in dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Dogs can be affected by both internal and external parasites that can cause uncomfortable and potentially dangerous symptoms and conditions. One commonly seen type of parasite is whipworm. Here, our Killen vets discuss the causes and symptoms of whipworm in dogs, what treatments are available, and how to prevent future infections.

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Rabies in Cats

Rabies in Cats

Preventive care is crucial for all pets. It can help to protect your companion against serious diseases that can be a danger to your pets and your family. Our Killen vets talk about rabies in cats, including the spread of this deadly virus and how to tell if a cat has rabies. 

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Vaccine Reactions in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

Pets are susceptible to many different illnesses and diseases which makes preventive measures very important for their health. Today, our Killen vets talk about the importance of dog and cat vaccinations, how they help, and some of the common risks and reactions with vaccines.

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Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Preventive care is a vital part of caring for your feline friend. This includes routine vaccines to help protect your kitty against many contagious and potentially life-threatening diseases. But what if your cat never goes outside? Our Killen vets share the importance of having your indoor cat vaccinated and when they should have these routine vaccinations.

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Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

There are a variety of parasites and diseases that can have a serious impact on the health of your pet. Luckily, there are preventive measures you can take to protect your little friend. Our Killen vets talk about routine preventive care including a puppy vaccination schedule.

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Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Common Dental Problems in Dogs

By caring for your dog's teeth you can help to prevent serious oral infections and diseases. Our vets in Killen share some of the most commonly seen dental problems in dogs, the symptoms, and what can be done to prevent them.

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Old Cat Care – Caring for Senior Cats

Old Cat Care – Caring for Senior Cats

As your cat enters their golden years, you will need to shift your focus to preventive care and keeping them comfortable. Today, our Killen geriatric pet vets talk about how to care for a senior cat and what kind of care can help old cats stay healthy. 

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Routine Pet Exams: Questions to Ask Your Vet

Routine Pet Exams: Questions to Ask Your Vet

Bringing your cat or dog in for routine veterinary visits is a standard part of pet ownership. Knowing what to ask your vet about can help you feel more prepared. Here, our Killen vets share some of the common questions that you should ask your vet during your pet's routine exam.

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