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

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Dog Tooth Extraction: What to expect after tooth extraction

Dog Tooth Extraction: What to expect after tooth extraction

In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop the infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. Here, our Little Elm vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed. 

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Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Dental problems are easily preventable with routine care, unfortunately by the time most cats are three years old they are suffering from dental disease. Our Little Elm vets share the signs and causes of gingivitis in cats, what the signs are and how it's treated.

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs

If left untreated periodontal disease has the ability to cause further complications that can affect the entire body of your dog. Here, our Little Elm vets explain what periodontal disease is in dogs, what the signs are and how it is treated.

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What to Do if Your Dog Is Constipated

What to Do if Your Dog Is Constipated

Constipation is one of the most common conditions seen by our vets and can affect dogs of any breed, size and age. Here, our Little Elm vets discuss some possible causes of constipation and what you can do if your dog is constipated.

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Raising A Puppy and Kitten Together

Raising A Puppy and Kitten Together

If you have a puppy or kitten then you know how much joy they bring and you may consider getting a companion for your pet. Here our Little Elm vets discuss things you should consider when raising a puppy and a kitten together. 

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Providing Your Pet With a Healthy Environment

Providing Your Pet With a Healthy Environment

Our pets spend a large portion of our lives with us and they better our lives in so many ways. In return, we love and care for our pets really and ensure that they can live a long and healthy life. Today, our Little Elm vets share some ways to ensure that your pet is raised in a happy and healthy environment.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious illness that is transmitted via mosquito bites to cats, dogs, and ferrets. This serious condition can result in organ failure and death if left untreated. Here, our Little Elm vets explain why prevention is key. 

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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 Little Elm vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas are a common external parasite that can make your pet (and you) miserable! If flea infestations are left untreated, they may even lead to infections. Our Little Elm vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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