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Read our blog to get the pet care tips and advice you need from our Merced veterinarians to help keep your cat or dog happy and healthy at home.

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Our Merced vets understand that it can be challenging to understand why your pet needs blood testing, and what their results are telling you about their health. Today we explain the results of the dog's blood tests.

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Why Does My Pet Need A Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need A Urinalysis?

Our Merced vets believe in educating our clients so they can be the best possible pet owners. Today we will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best decisions regarding their medical care.

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Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Has your dog refused to touch their food for a few meals? If so you are bound to be concerned. In today's post, our Merced vets share a few of the possible reasons why your dog won't eat, and what you can do.

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Is Your Dog Overweight

Is Your Dog Overweight

Carrying even a few extra pounds can significantly affect your dog's health and mobility. Not only that, weight gain can be a sign of a serious underlying health condition. Today our Merced vets explain how to tell if your dog is overweight, and what to do.

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Raising A Puppy & Kitten Together

Raising A Puppy & Kitten Together

Puppies and kittens are wonderful on their own, so two must be twice as great, right? While puppies and kittens may look sweet in photographs together and can keep each other company, there are some things pet owners should keep in mind when raising a puppy and kitten in the same home. Our Merced vets explain.

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Why Is My Dog Not Eating?

Why Is My Dog Not Eating?

Is your dog refusing to eat its food? If so you are bound to be a concerned pet parent. In today's post, our Merced vets share a few of the possible reasons why your dog is not eating, and what you should do.

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What To Do If You Find A Kitten Without A Mother

What To Do If You Find A Kitten Without A Mother

There's a lot to know when taking care of a newborn kitten, especially if the mother isn't around. Below, our Merced vets explain how to take care of a kitten without a mother, what can go wrong, and when to take them to the vet.

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What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

Our Merced vets know that if your pooch has diarrhea you need a cure as fast as possible! Here are some of the most common causes of diarrhea in dogs and what you should do to help resolve this messy issue.

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Getting Your Cat Spayed or Neutered

Getting Your Cat Spayed or Neutered

Getting your cat spayed or neutered comes with a variety of benefits. Here, our Merced vets explain when you should get your cat or kitten fixed, and the benefits of spaying or neutering your cat.

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How Often Do I Take My Dog to the Vet?

How Often Do I Take My Dog to the Vet?

You love your pup and want to give them their best chance at a long and happy life, that's where regular preventive veterinary care comes in. But exactly how often should you take your dog to the vet? Our Merced vets explain.

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