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Why does my dog's breath smell so bad?

Why does my dog's breath smell so bad?

Stinky dog breath is a common occurrence but can be a sign of health issues. Today, our Perry vets why dogs have bad breath and how you can help to treat and prevent it.

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How long can dogs go without water?

How long can dogs go without water?

If your dog doesn't drink enough water it can seriously affect their health and if not resolved quickly, can lead to organ failure. Our Perry vets share the signs of dehydration in dogs and the importance of ensuring that your dog has access to water at all times.

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Why does my cat's breath smell bad?

Why does my cat's breath smell bad?

As most cat parents know, our feline friends enjoy getting up close and personal. This is especially true first thing in the morning, and there's nothing quite like waking up to stinky cat breath. Most of the time this condition can be linked to dental concerns, but that is not always the case. Our Perry vets talk about some of the reasons for your cat's bad breath and what you can do to help treat this smelly condition.

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Nutrition, Skin, & Dogs

Nutrition, Skin, & Dogs

Just like in people, our dogs' skin is their largest organ. When combined with their coat, it makes up 12% of the average dog's body weight. What you may not know is that your dog's daily nutrition can have a significant impact on the health and condition of its skin and coat. Here, our Perry vets explain the relationship between your dog's skin, coat, and its diet.

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Why Are My Cat's Nails Splitting?

Why Are My Cat's Nails Splitting?

Cats shed the outer layers of their nails regularly. They typically remove the outer layer by scratching something, leaving behind a small claw-shaped nail. This also reveals a shiny, sharp new claw. However, this is sometimes not the case, and your cat's nails might splinter. Here, our Perry vets explain other reasons your cat's nails may split.

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Kitten Age Chart: How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is

Kitten Age Chart: How to Tell How Old a Kitten Is

Have you found yourself with a new kitten to take care of? In this post, you'll learn their needs will evolve as they grow, so you'll have to be able to estimate their approximate age. Our Perry vets discuss how to do this.

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Ms. Dorothy Recovering After Treatment at Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital

Ms. Dorothy Recovering After Treatment at Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital

Dr. Slappey at Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital gave Ms. Dorothy the Rooster the attention and treatment she needed to recover from a recent run-in.

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Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital Staff Participate in Scavenger Hunt

Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital Staff Participate in Scavenger Hunt

Our team at Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital recently took part in a fun scavenger hunt. We truly believe that teamwork makes the dream work!

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Congratulations to Our March Employee of the Month: Hannah

Congratulations to Our March Employee of the Month: Hannah

Our team at Westmoreland & Slappey Animal Hospital would like to congratulate and thank Hannah for her continuous hard work and compassion, earning her the title of March's employee of the month!

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Heart Disease in Cats

Heart Disease in Cats

Cat heart disease is a severe medical condition requiring prompt veterinary care. Left untreated, heart conditions that affect our feline companions can even lead to congestive heart failure. Today, our  Perry vets list types, symptoms, and treatments for heart disease in cats.  

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