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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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Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

Is Your Cat Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

While a couple of extra pounds might make your feline friend look inviting to cuddle, carrying even a bit of extra weight can negatively affect your cat's long-term health. Here, our Lexington vets list some signs of an overweight cat. 

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Chronic Pain Conditions in Dogs

Chronic Pain Conditions in Dogs

Some dogs suffer from chronic pain and experience a significant decline in quality of life. Today, our Lexington vets explain chronic pain in dogs, signs and treatment options that can help your dog live more comfortably. 

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How to Take Care of a Kitten: A Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: A Complete Guide

If you've recently brought home a new kitten, you're probably feeling some joy - and a little overwhelmed at your new responsibility. Our  Lexington vets have some tips on safety, preventive care and other topics to help you get your kitten off to a great start in life.

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Vestibular Disease in Cats: Symptoms & Treatments

Vestibular Disease in Cats: Symptoms & Treatments

Our Lexington vets understand that seeing symptoms of vestibular disease - a balance disorder that can lead to vertigo and vision problems - in your cat can be alarming. Today, we'll list the signs of this condition in cats and how vestibular disease is treated. 

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IVDD in Dogs

IVDD in Dogs

IVDD (intervertebral disc disease) is a degenerative disease that can impact your dog's spinal cord and lead to a range of severely painful mobility issues. Today, our Lexington vets explain more about the causes of and treatment options for IVDD in dogs, along with tips for recovery. 

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Degenerative Disc Disease in Dogs

Degenerative Disc Disease in Dogs

What is degenerative disc disease in dogs, and what are signs and symptoms of the condition? How is it diagnosed and treated? Our Lexington vets will answer these questions in today's post.  

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Epilepsy in Cats

Epilepsy in Cats

Is your cat experiencing seizures? They may receive an epilepsy diagnosis. Our vets in Lexington discuss the diagnosis and treatment of cats with epilepsy in this post. 

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My Dog is Stumbling - What Should I Do?

My Dog is Stumbling - What Should I Do?

Our veterinary specialists and emergency veterinarians in Lexington understand how alarming it can be to see your dog suddenly stumbling. What's happening? In this post, we'll discuss a few potential reasons why your dog may be stumbling and falling down, and what you should do. 

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Diet Recommendations for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Diet Recommendations for Dogs with Inflammatory Bowel Disease

Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD) can impact part or all of your dog's gastrointestinal tract. In today's post, our Lexington vets share some of the symptoms of IBD in dogs, as well as some of the recommended foods for dogs with IBD.

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Autoimmune Anemia in Dogs

Autoimmune Anemia in Dogs

If your dog is diagnosed with autoimmune anemia your vet will begin the process of diagnosing and treating the underlying illness that is causing your dog's condition. Autoimmune anemia is a sign that your dog is suffering from an underlying health condition that requires immediate attention.

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

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