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

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Hedgehog Facts You Should Know

Hedgehog Facts You Should Know

With that adorable little face, who could help but fall in love with a hedgehog? If you're thinking of getting a pet hedgehog, it's important to understand your pet's needs so you can keep them healthy and happy. In this post, our Leighton vets share some true facts about the hedgehog. 

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Birds That Sing

Birds That Sing

Many people love to keep birds as pets. They are considered lower-maintenance animal companions and can fill your home with wonderful singing and amusing chatter. Today, our Leighton vets share a list of pet birds that sing. 

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What to Know About X-Rays for Dogs

What to Know About X-Rays for Dogs

Does your dog have an upcoming X-ray (radiograph) appointment? You may wonder how X-rays for dogs work and how you can prepare. Here, our Leighton vets describe what you can expect when you take your dog for an X-ray. 

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Why does my pet need a urinalysis?

Why does my pet need a urinalysis?

Several conditions and diseases in cats and dogs can be detected with a urinalysis test. In this post, our Leighton vets explain the importance of regular urinalysis testing for pets. 

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Treatment of Ear Infection in Dogs

Treatment of Ear Infection in Dogs

Ear infections are a common problem in dogs, especially in dogs that have long, floppy ears. Today, our Leighton vets share signs of ear infections in dogs, how they're treated, and what you should do if your pooch's ears aren't in tip-top shape. 

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Have you just been told your dog needs a blood test? We understand you may have many questions and concerns. Our Leighton vets offer some facts about blood tests for dogs in this post. 

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Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do it & What to Do

Drooling in Dogs: Why They Do it & What to Do

Drooling is a normal, if unfortunately, part of life for some dogs. That said, many pet parents wonder what to do if their pet constantly seems to be slobbering. In this post, our Leighton vets discuss drooling in dogs, common causes, and when to seek veterinary care.

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How Often do You Take a Cat to the Vet?

How Often do You Take a Cat to the Vet?

"Should I take my cat to the vet?". You know that regular veterinary care is important to your feline friend's health, but how often does your kitty really need to see the vet? Our Leighton veterinarians provide their recommendations.

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How long can I leave my cat alone?

How long can I leave my cat alone?

Your cat may seem aloof and antisocial, but our feline friends are often deeply attached to their people and enjoy time together. Here, our Leighton vets discuss how long you can leave a cat alone.

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What does catnip do to cats?

What does catnip do to cats?

Are you looking for something to add a little spark to your cat's day? Why not try introducing them to catnip, the herb that can turn even the most sedate kitty into a ball of energetic fun? Today, we explore the effects that catnip has on our feline friends and how to use it.

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