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Our Lexington veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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How often should I bathe my dog?

How often should I bathe my dog?

Here, our Lexington vets share how often to bathe a dog and explain the bathing process to help make the experience as smooth as possible for you and your pooch.

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Seasonal Allergies in Cats

Seasonal Allergies in Cats

Today, our board-certified veterinarians in Lexington list types of seasonal allergies, signs and potential treatment options for cats.

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Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Seasonal Allergies in Dogs

Today, our board-certified veterinarians in Lexington list types of seasonal allergies, signs and potential treatment options for dogs

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10 Steps to Take When Your Pet Has Cancer

10 Steps to Take When Your Pet Has Cancer

Your dog has just been diagnosed with cancer. As a worried pet owner, you'll likely be feeling overwhelmed and have many questions. In this post, we give an overview of treatment options and some practical advice for dog owners. 

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Stomach Cancer in Cats

Stomach Cancer in Cats

Stomach cancer in cats can take different forms and have very general symptoms. Our board-certified veterinarians in Lexington explain types of stomach cancer found in felines, symptoms, treatment and more.

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Could the bumps on my dog's skin be cancer?

Could the bumps on my dog's skin be cancer?

While our pups are covered in fur, skin cancer is still a very real health concern for dogs. If you've found an unusual bump on your dog's skin, it's always best to have a vet look at it. Our veterinarians in Lexington describe three types of skin cancer commonly seen in dogs. 

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Heatstroke in Dogs: Symptoms & What to Do

Heatstroke in Dogs: Symptoms & What to Do

Our Lexington vets explain the symptoms of heatstroke in dogs, and what you should do if you suspect your dog has heatstroke.

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Common Pet Emergencies That Need Immediate Attention

Common Pet Emergencies That Need Immediate Attention

No pet parent wants to have to rush their pet in for urgent care, but sometimes life-threatening illnesses, accidents or injuries happen. Today, our vets discuss common pet emergencies and when to seek emergency veterinary care in Lexington, KY right away.

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My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

My cat won't eat - is this an emergency?

You may be concerned to discover that your cat is not eating, and begin to wonder if your feline friend needs emergency veterinary care. Our Lexington vets share some insight into why cats may stop eating, and how to tell if your cat's case is an emergency.

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My Dog Has Blood in His Poop - What Should I Do?

My Dog Has Blood in His Poop - What Should I Do?

Our Lexington vets understand that picking up dog poop is a regular occurrence for responsible dog owners. This is why you probably have a pretty good idea of what your dog's normal stool looks like. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop?

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Specialty & Emergency Care

Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency is open 24/7 for emergencies and is accepting patients for specialty appointments. Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Lexington companion animals. 

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