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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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Constipation in Cats: Is it an Emergency?

Constipation in Cats: Is it an Emergency?

Constipation in cats can become a health concern in addition to causing restlessness and general discomfort. Our Lexington vets share causes of constipation in cats, symptoms and tips for treating the condition that can become a veterinary emergency.

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Vomiting & Diarrhea in Pets That Won't Stop: Causes & What to Do

Vomiting & Diarrhea in Pets That Won't Stop: Causes & What to Do

Vomiting and diarrhea are two common signs of gastrointestinal upset in cats and dogs. These conditions can have numerous causes. Today, our Lexington vets share what you should know, and what to do if your pet is experiencing these symptoms.

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6 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Dog Healthy

6 Things You Can Do to Keep Your Dog Healthy

Your dog may benefit from a combination of preventive and specialty care services to support their long-term health and longevity. In this post, our specialty vets in Lexington, KY discuss how specialty care can help you keep your dog healthy.

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Bladder Stones in Cats: Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Bladder Stones in Cats: Causes, Signs, Symptoms & Treatment

Cats can suffer from uncomfortable symptoms when it comes to bladder stones. You might be wondering how these stones develop and are treated. Here, our Lexington vets explain the types, causes, symptoms and treatments for bladder stones in cats. 

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Fever in Dogs

Fever in Dogs

Detecting a dog's fever can be challenging. Veterinarians at our Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency practice explain how to tell if your dog is suffering from a fever and what you should do if it is.

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Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism in Cats

Hyperthyroidism and hypothyroidism are similar words but don't get them confused, these conditions are very different. Today our Lexington vets share a little about the symptoms and causes of hypothyroidism in cats.

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My dog is staggering and falling over...what does it mean?

My dog is staggering and falling over...what does it mean?

Several medical conditions could be to blame for your dog's stumbling, tripping, or falling over, including an injury, poisoning, or infection. Our Lexington Emergency Vets explain the importance of getting your pet to a veterinary hospital as quickly as possible.

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Seizures in Dogs

Seizures in Dogs

Bluegrass Veterinary Specialists + Animal Emergency sees a number of different types of seizures in dogs which can range in severity from virtually undetectable to incredibly severe. In this blog, our Lexington vets explain different types of seizures your dog could have and what you should do if your dog has a seizure.

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Emergency Care

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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