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The veterinarians at Best Friends Animal Hospital share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Diabetes in Pets

Diabetes in Pets

In recent years there has been an uptick in cases of diabetes in dogs and cats. Today our Madison vets share some of the common causes and symptoms of diabetes in your pets and how it can be managed.

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Your Complete Guide to First-Year Puppy Vaccinations

Your Complete Guide to First-Year Puppy Vaccinations

Our team of veterinarians in Madison knows that repeating appointments to get your puppy vaccinated and have their boosters administered may seem pretty inconvenient, but following your dog's vaccination schedule is incredibly important. This goes doubly for young puppies who are getting their first vaccinations. 

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Where to Leave a Cat While on Vacation?

Where to Leave a Cat While on Vacation?

While we wish we could take our feline companions with us when we go out of town, it isn't always possible. In this blog, our Madison vets share some ideas for places where you can leave your cat while you are on vacation.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Madison vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy. 

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Cavities In Dogs - What They Are & How To Prevent Them

Cavities In Dogs - What They Are & How To Prevent Them

Dogs can develop dental cavities due to inadequate oral hygiene just like us. Today, our Madison vets explain how dog cavities can be treated and how to prevent your pooch from developing a cavity. 

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Tips For Helping Your Cat Recover Well From Surgery

Tips For Helping Your Cat Recover Well From Surgery

After your cat's surgery, a little extra attention and loving care can help your cat avoid re-opening or aggravating the incision site, and recover as quickly as possible. Below are some helpful tips from our Madison vets on how to help your cat recover from surgery, and keep your cat from jumping after surgery.

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Senior Dog Care Tips & Advice

Senior Dog Care Tips & Advice

If your dog is moving into their golden years, these tips from our Madison vets can help you to give your senior dog the special care they need to stay comfortable, healthy and happy as they continue to age. 

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Braces to Fix Your Dog's Teeth

Braces to Fix Your Dog's Teeth

If your dog's teeth are misaligned or if they have a pronounced over or underbite you may be wondering if dog braces could help. Our Madison vets discuss dog braces, when they are used, and how to tell if your dog needs braces.

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How Many Teeth Should A Dog Have

How Many Teeth Should A Dog Have

As a pet parent, it is important to keep an eye on your dog's teeth because oral health issues are fairly common in dogs over the age of 3. Our Madison vets are here to give you the inside scoop about the number of teeth your dog should have and why they might be losing teeth.

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How to Tell a Cat's Age

How to Tell a Cat's Age

You may think your cat is wise beyond their years, but exactly how old are they? And why is their age important to their health? Today, our Madison vets explain how to tell how old a cat is.

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