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What you Should Know About Dog & Cat Grooming: Bathing, Haircutting, Nail Clipping & More

What you Should Know About Dog & Cat Grooming: Bathing, Haircutting, Nail Clipping & More

One of the most important aspects of pet care is keeping your dog or cat groomed. In this post, our Santa Clarita vets discuss grooming basics for both dogs and cats, and offer tips for at-home pet grooming.

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TTA Surgery in Dogs

TTA Surgery in Dogs

Cruciate ligament ruptures are a common orthopedic injury in dogs. Surgery may be required to repair these. Today, our Santa Clarita vets explain cruciate injuries in dogs and how surgery such as TTA (Tibial Tuberosity Advancement) can help to get them back on their feet and active again.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Cats

An ear hematoma can develop between the skin and cartilage of your cat's ear flap and lead to deformity if left untreated. Our Santa Clarita vets discuss the veterinary surgery used to treat this condition and what to expect during recovery. 

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ACL Surgery for Dogs - Cruciate Surgery

ACL Surgery for Dogs - Cruciate Surgery

A dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is often referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. The upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee are joined by this connective tissue and can become injured. In this post, our Santa Clarita vets list the three primary types of ACL surgery for dogs. 

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PU Surgery in Cats

PU Surgery in Cats

For cats, urinary blockages can become life-threatening if not immediately treated. Your vet may recommend a perineal urethrostomy. Our Santa Clarita vets discuss the basics of a perineal urethrostomy surgery and what you can expect from your cat's procedure and recovery. 

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IVDD Surgery in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

IVDD Surgery in Dogs: Everything You Should Know

While IVDD surgery isn't always needed for dogs suffering from Intervertebral Disc Disease, the condition affects your pooch's ability to walk and surgical treatment is often the best option. IVDD surgeries aim to reduce pain, restore mobility and prevent further problems with the disc. Our Santa Clarita vets explain this treatment option in detail.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Cats

Inflammatory Bowel Disease (IBD) can affect your cat’s digestion, appetite, and quality of life. Today our Santa Clarita vets explain more about IBD in cats, including symptoms, causes, and treatments.

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Holistic Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy for Dogs

Holistic Benefits of Cold Laser Therapy for Dogs

Cold laser therapy is a supplemental treatment to repair tissues and relieve pain for your dog. In this post, our Santa Clarita vets explain the ins and outs of the treatment, what’s involved and what you can expect.

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Lick Granuloma in Dogs

Lick Granuloma in Dogs

You may have noticed your dog continuously licking the same spot constantly, normally on their front leg. This can be the sign of a lick granuloma and this behavior needs to be addressed immediately. Our Santa Clarita vets discuss lick granuloma in dogs, the causes, and treatments.

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Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis is a progressive, degenerative condition in dogs that becomes more severe over time. There's no cure however, our Santa Clarita vets can provide treatments that may help manage symptoms and allow your dog to enjoy a good quality of life as they age.

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Sweetwater Veterinary Clinic is accepting new patients! Our friendly and experienced vets are passionate about the health of Santa Clarita companion animals and horses. Get in touch today to book your four-legged friend's first appointment.

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