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Welcome to our pet health blog. Here, our Mount Vernon vets and team share informative tips and advice to help you keep your pet looking and feeling great.

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Navicular Syndrome in Horses: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Navicular Syndrome in Horses: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Navicular syndrome (caudal heel pain) is a diagnosis many horse owners dread. But this syndrome can be detected and treated. Today, our Mount Vernon vets will explain the causes, symptoms, and treatment of navicular syndrome. 

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Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Vomiting and diarrhea are common signs of gastrointestinal upset in cats and dogs. There are several causes for these conditions. Here, our Mount Vernon vets share what you should know, and what to do if your pet is experiencing these symptoms. 

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About Tick Borne Diseases In Dogs

About Tick Borne Diseases In Dogs

Your dog has been bit by a tick, so what now? Our Mount Vernon vets will provide information on tick-borne diseases that can affect your dog.

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Horse Care Tips and Tricks for the New Horse Owner

Horse Care Tips and Tricks for the New Horse Owner

If you have just gotten a new horse or your about to purchase one, you will want to know how to properly care for them and what you will need to do that. Our Mount Vernon vets will share some tips and tricks for any new horse owner.

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How To Tell If Your Cat Is Sick: Signs And Symptoms

How To Tell If Your Cat Is Sick: Signs And Symptoms

If your cat is feeling under the weather it will show subtle changes in behavior and energy level, but these changes can be difficult for pet parents to detect. That's why it's important to monitor your kitty's health and watch for these signs of common and serious cat illnesses.

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How to Choose Dog Food: What is the Best Food for Dogs?

How to Choose Dog Food: What is the Best Food for Dogs?

You want your dog to have the best life possible and that starts with their diet. Our Mount Vernon vets will go over what you need to know when selecting the best food for your dog.

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Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Are you wondering what neutering or spaying your dog entails? When you should have it done? Or what risks are involved in the procedure? Here, our Mount Vernon vets help you understand the basics of these surgical procedures.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are responsible for the spread of a number of serious diseases seen in people and pets throughout Washington state. In this post, our Mount Vernon vets explain how these external parasites thrive, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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Symptoms of Equine Influenza & How It's Treated

Symptoms of Equine Influenza & How It's Treated

Equine influenza, or "horse flu," is a highly contagious upper respiratory disease that can cause serious secondary infections in our equine friends, especially in foals. Here, our Mount Vernon vets explain the symptoms to watch for and how equine influenza is treated. 

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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