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Ticks on Dogs and Cats: Should I Remove Them or Seek Professional Care?

Ticks on Dogs and Cats: Should I Remove Them or Seek Professional Care?

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases to humans as well as cats and dogs. Here, our Lexington vets explain what you can do to protect your pet, and your family, from these external parasites and how to remove them.

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How Old is Too Old to Spay or Neuter my Dog or Cat?

How Old is Too Old to Spay or Neuter my Dog or Cat?

Wondering when to spay or neuter your dog or cat? Worried if they are too young or too old? Today our Lexington vets explain more about these common reproductive procedures.

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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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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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