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Our Hattiesburg and Petal veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats' Dental Hygiene

Cat Dental Health - What Every Owner Should Know About Cats' Dental Hygiene

Our Hattiesburg and Petal vets discuss how to spot dental health problems in your cat, some of the most common dental diseases in cats, and how these issues can be prevented or treated. 

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop & Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - How to Stop & Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Your dog's general health and dental health can be negatively impacted by periodontal disease. If you've ever wondered exactly what is periodontal disease in dogs and how you can prevent it, our Hattiesburg and Petal vets have some answers for you. 

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Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them & What to Do?

Cats & Colds: Can They Get Them & What to Do?

Cats can catch colds and may exhibit symptoms similar to people, such as a runny nose or sneezing. Our Hattiesburg and Petal vets share more about what causes cat colds and when to seek veterinary care for your feline friend. 

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Dogs Eating Grass: Why Do They Do It? Is My Dog Poisoned?

Dogs Eating Grass: Why Do They Do It? Is My Dog Poisoned?

Concerned pet parents often ask us why their dog eats grass, and whether it is safe. Here, our Hattiesburg and Petal vets offer some insight into why dogs eat grass and when you should be concerned. 

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Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How to Stop Them

Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How to Stop Them

While chewing is a normal activity for dogs, you likely don't want to sacrifice your favorite chair or pair of headphones to your dog's pastime. In this post, our Hattiesburg and Petal vets share insights into why dogs chew, along with advice on how to stop a dog from chewing. 

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Constipation in Dogs: Causes & What to Do

Constipation in Dogs: Causes & What to Do

Symptoms of constipation can be uncomfortable for our dogs - and concerning for pup parents. Our Hattiesburg and Petal vets share signs of constipation in dogs, causes and tips for treating the condition.

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Parvovirus and Other Contagious Diseases That Could Affect Your Dog

Parvovirus and Other Contagious Diseases That Could Affect Your Dog

Viruses, illnesses, and infections from your dog can spread quickly to others. Our Hattiesburg and Petal veterinarians explain three contagious diseases and what to do if you suspect your pet is suffering from one.

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What Vaccines Does My Indoor Cat Need?

What Vaccines Does My Indoor Cat Need?

Skipping vaccinations for your indoor cat may be tempting but cat and kitten vaccines are as important for our feline homebodies as they are for cats who explore the great outdoors. Today, our Hattiesburg and Petal vets explain why vaccines for indoor cats are essential.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Hattiesburg and Petal.

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The Pet Hospitals is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Hattiesburg and Petal companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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