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Aural Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

Aural Hematoma in Cat: When is Surgery Needed

If you notice that your cat has developed an ear hematoma, you might be wondering how to help. Today, our Des Moines vet team talks about the causes of aural hematomas in cats, symptoms, and treatment options.

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C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

C-Section for Dogs: Everything You Should Know

It can be amazing when your dog gives birth but what if she needs a c-section? Our Des Moines vets will tell you everything you need about c-sections for your dog. So, what things should you look out for and prepare for?

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ACL Surgery in Dogs

ACL Surgery in Dogs

The dog's cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) is frequently referred to as the dog's ACL or 'cruciate'. This connective tissue joins the upper and lower leg bones at the dog's knee and may become injured. Today, our Des Moines vets explain the three main ACL surgeries for dogs.

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What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

What You Need to Know About FHO Surgery in Dogs and Cats

FHO surgery can be an effective way to treat hip problems and restore pain-free mobility in some dogs. In today's post, our Des Moines vets describe how a pet's hip works, problems that could affect your pet's hip, and what’s involved in FHO surgery.

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Kitten Teething

Kitten Teething

Did you just get a brand new kitten and know they have started teething? You probably have a lot of questions like what to expect and whether can you give them anything for pain or discomfort. Our vets at Des Moines Veterinary Hospital can answer those questions for you.

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Cat Recovering From Surgery

Cat Recovering From Surgery

After your cat's surgery, a little extra love and attention are going to be required to allow for the incision to heal without becoming aggravated, injured, or infected. In today's post, our Des Moines vets share some strategies for caring for your feline friend as they recover from surgery, including what to do for a cat not eating after surgery, and how to stop a cat from jumping after surgery.

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The Top Cutest Dog Breeds That Stay Small Forever

The Top Cutest Dog Breeds That Stay Small Forever

Are you searching for a dog but don't want anything too big? If you would prefer a smaller dog or live in a small space that can't accommodate a large dog, here are 15 small breeds of dog that our Des Moines vets guarantee will stay small forever.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs - Prevention and Treatment

Periodontal Disease in Dogs - Prevention and Treatment

Periodontal disease can negatively impact your dog's overall health as well as their dental health, but what is periodontal disease in dogs, and how can you prevent it? Today our Des Moines vets explain how you can help to keep your dog's mouth healthy. 

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Your Dog's Teeth: Toothaches and Other Problems

Your Dog's Teeth: Toothaches and Other Problems

Oral health problems are capable of causing significant pain in your dog and can contribute to other health issues. Here, our Des Moines Veterinary Hospital vets explain how to spot the symptoms of oral pain in your dog, what can be done at home and when to bring them to the in our Des Moines.

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Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Surgery in Dogs

Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) Surgery in Dogs

Cranial cruciate ligament (CCL) ruptures are a common orthopedic injury in dogs. Our Des Moines vets explain the injury as well as the CCL surgery process that is likely necessary for your dog. 

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