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The veterinarians at our Southern Wisconsin animal hospitals are here to share helpful tips and advice to help keep your pets healthy and happy.

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How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Dog Alone?

If you have a pup then you know how difficult it is to leave them during the day when you need to work or run errands, but what happens if you get stuck out longer than expected? Our Southern Wisconsin vets talk about how long you can leave your dog at home alone and how to ensure their safety and happiness when you do so.

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

As much as we've been told that our cats are perfectly fine with being left alone, that may not be accurate. Did you know most cats thrive on socialization? Here, our Southern Wisconsin vets talk about how long you can leave a cat alone as well as care and boarding options for your feline friend.

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Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Having a new kitten is exciting, but now you need to make sure that they are healthy and stay that way for life. To help you prepare, our Southern Wisconsin vets share some information about what to expect at your kitten's first vet visit.

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Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs: How to Recognize it, Causes and Treatment

Urinary Tract Infections in Dogs: How to Recognize it, Causes and Treatment

While not every dog will end up developing a UTI in their life it is still a fairly common condition that can make your dog very uncomfortable. Below, our Southern Wisconsin vets share some of the most common symptoms of urinary tract infections in dogs, and what treatment options are available to help your dog feel well again.

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Why are Annual Vet Checkups Essential For Dogs & Cats?

Why are Annual Vet Checkups Essential For Dogs & Cats?

Routine exams allow your vet the opportunity to fully examine your pet and address any potential concerns as quickly as possible. Our vets in Southern Wisconsin discuss annual vet checkups and why they are important for your dog or cat.

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Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Osteoarthritis in dogs is a degenerative joint disorder that unfortunately has no cure. We are able to help manage this condition and help keep your dog as comfortable as possible. Our Southern Wisconsin vets share some insight into osteoarthritis in dogs and what the causes, symptoms and treatment options are for this condition.

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Southern Wisconsin vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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Importance Of Caring For Your Horse's Teeth

Importance Of Caring For Your Horse's Teeth

Caring for your horse's mouth is a critical part of caring for their overall health and performance too. Here, the vets at our 3 Southern Wisconsin hospitals share some of the reasons why you should have your horse's teeth regularly examined and what kinds of health issues may affect your horse's mouth.

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Coggins Testing & Equine Infectious Anemia - What You Need to Know

Coggins Testing & Equine Infectious Anemia - What You Need to Know

Coggins tests are a critical part of your horse's annual preventive care. Here, our Southern Wisconsin vets explain some facts about Equine Infectious Anemia (EIA), why Coggins testing is so important for all horses and how this test is performed. 

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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