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Could Your Pet Have Pancreatitis?

By |2019-07-30T20:34:33+00:00July 24th, 2019|Pet Health Problems|

The pancreas is an organ located on the right side of the abdomen next to the stomach that produces enzymes to assist in food digestion, and insulin production to regulate blood sugar and glucose. The digestive enzymes are secreted into the small intestine, and the hormones enter the bloodstream. When the [...]

Significant Health Problems of the Senior Feline

By |2019-03-01T22:54:03+00:00February 1st, 2019|Pet Health Problems|

As animals begin to age, they are susceptible to a wide range of potential health problems that can range from the mild to the severe. As our pet's guardians, we must be on the lookout for signs of disease as our cats enter their senior years. Many of the diseases that [...]

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Top 5 Ailments in Senior Cats (Age 7-10)

By |2018-12-05T18:59:48+00:00July 31st, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

Caring for your senior cat should always remain a top priority. As your pet ages, you’ll need to take a few extra precautions to safeguard it against certain illnesses. Let’s take a look at the top five ailments found in senior cats. Kidney Disease A feline’s kidneys aren’t much different from [...]

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The Health Consequences of Obesity in Your Dog

By |2018-12-05T20:41:44+00:00May 31st, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

Has your dog been slowing down lately? Can you no longer rub your pet's belly and feel the ribs and spine because of excess weight he or she has put on? Obesity is a diagnostic condition of being overweight. Being obese means there is an excess accumulation and storage of fat [...]

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Fire Ants Are No Sunday Picnic For Pets

By |2018-12-05T20:51:55+00:00April 16th, 2018|Pet Health Problems|

When Fire Ants Attack - Your Pet’s Wellness is Important to Whitworth Animal Clinic Since their introduction from South America, fire ants have become a serious nuisance throughout the southeastern United States. Along with their ability to wreak havoc on crops, they also pose a threat to both [...]

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