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Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme Disease in Dogs

Lyme disease is a common tick-borne disease that is found in people and pets across the United States. In people and dogs, Lyme disease can lead to chronic symptoms like kidney failure and joint pain or arthritis if not promptly caught and treated. Here, our Ventura vets share some of the causes, symptoms and treatment for Lyme disease in dogs, as well as the impact of chronic Lyme on your canine companion's life.

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MRIs for Dogs: How They Can Help

MRIs for Dogs: How They Can Help

At Veterinary Medical and Surgical Group (VMSG) in Ventura, our board-certified veterinary specialists use the MRI in our in-house diagnostic lab to help diagnose and create treatment plans for a wide range of health issues in dogs. These include brain tumors, ruptured CCLs and more. Here our vets explain why MRI scanners can be helpful for dogs and the conditions this technology can help us to diagnose and treat.

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Cat Urinary Tract Infection - What You Need To Know

Cat Urinary Tract Infection - What You Need To Know

Although they are rare when compared to the occurrence of Urinary tract infections in dogs, older cats may experience UTIs or other urinary tract issues that cause similar symptoms. Here, our Ventura vets share the causes, symptoms and treatments for these infections and related diseases in cats.

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10 Reasons Why Your Cat is Not Eating

10 Reasons Why Your Cat is Not Eating

Cats are notorious for being picky eaters. But, you shouldn't assume that this is the only reason your kitty isn't eating. Here, our Ventura vets explain some other possible causes and when it is time for a veterinary visit.

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Symptoms & Treatments for Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Dogs

Symptoms & Treatments for Intervertebral Disc Disease (IVDD) in Dogs

Seen more often in some breeds than others, this common spinal disease typically requires surgery to correct. Our Ventura vets list symptoms, causes and treatments for intervertebral disc disease in dogs. 

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Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

Acute Kidney Failure in Dogs

In your pup, healthy kidneys perform a wide range of essential functions. Dogs suffering from acute kidney failure, however, experience a rapid decline in kidney function which require urgent vet care. Here, our Ventura vets explain the signs of acute kidney failure in dogs and what actions you should take.

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Hepatitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Hepatitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Hepatitis is a liver disorder which can cause a wide range of serious health issues in cats. Here, our Ventura vets define the two different types of hepatitis in cats, their causes, their symptoms and their treatments.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

Inflammatory Bowel Disease in Dogs - Symptoms, Treatment & Diet

Inflammatory bowel disease (also known as IBD) can impact a portion, or all, of your dog's gastrointestinal system. It can also be difficult to diagnose. Here, our Ventura vets will walk you through some of the symptoms of IBD, as well as how to help your dog feel better.

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The Types and Symptoms of Anemia in Cats

The Types and Symptoms of Anemia in Cats

Our VMSG veterinary team will describe here the different types of anemia in cats and offer some information about their symptoms and what to do if you suspect your cat has anemia in the Ventura area.

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Anemia in Cats: Symptoms and Treatments

Anemia in Cats: Symptoms and Treatments

Anemia is a condition which often indicates another, underlying, health issue. However, it can be treated and cured. Here, our Ventura vet team describes the symptoms, and treatments for anemia in cats.

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