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On this blog, our knowledgable veterinarians in Harlingen offer you insightful tips and helpful advice that can help you keep your furry friends happy and healthy.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: When & What To Know

Getting Your Cat Fixed: When & What To Know

If you have just gotten a new kitten you're probably wondering when to get it fixed. Our Harlingen will explain when your cat should be fixed and everything you need to know about the procedure.

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Aural Hematoma in Cats

Aural Hematoma in Cats

Although they are relatively rare, cats can experience ear injuries that result in hematomas. In today's post, our Harlingen vets discuss ear hematomas in cats and what you should know about the surgery used to treat this condition.

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Why should I spay or neuter my pet?

Why should I spay or neuter my pet?

Spaying and neutering may help to prevent some undesirable behaviors and a number of life-threatening illnesses as well as preventing unwanted litters. Today, our Harlingen vets share some important reasons why you should get your pet fixed.

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How To Tell If Your Cat Wants Another Cat For Companionship

How To Tell If Your Cat Wants Another Cat For Companionship

Cats may seem like aloof, solitary creatures, but they thrive on building intimate ties with other animals. Here, our Harlingen vets discuss how to tell whether your cat would enjoy the company of a feline companion.

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How long can I leave my dog home alone?

How long can I leave my dog home alone?

How long is too long to leave your dog alone? Our Harlingen vets address some of your questions on how to leave your dog alone without them becoming mischievous, bored or depressed.

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Dog Boarding: What To Look For When Boarding Your Dog

Dog Boarding: What To Look For When Boarding Your Dog

Many pet parents feel anxious about leaving their dog at a boarding facility for any length of time. But by following these tips from our Harlingen vets you are bound to find a great facility near you that will make your pooch feel safe and loved while you're away.

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Tips on How to Travel With a Cat

Tips on How to Travel With a Cat

If you're planning a trip and want to take your cat along, you will need to take some time to plan ahead. Today, our Harlingen vets share a few tips to help make traveling with your cat as easy as possible for both of you.

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Where To Leave Your Dog While On Vacation or Away From Home

Where To Leave Your Dog While On Vacation or Away From Home

Your dog is your best friend but there are bound to be times when you will need to be away from home, so who will care for your dog while you're away? Here, our Harlingen vets share tips on what to do with your dog when you travel.

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Heatstroke in Cats: What You Need To Know

Heatstroke in Cats: What You Need To Know

Heatstroke is much more common in dogs than cats, but its no less devastating for our feline friends. Today our Harlingen vets share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke.

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How Long Can a Dog Go Without Water?

How Long Can a Dog Go Without Water?

Dehydration is a serious medical emergency, and it is important to make sure your dog receives enough water. In today's post, our Harlingen vets discuss how long a dog can survive without water as well as how much water they should optimally be drinking.

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Welcoming New Patients

Our vets at Altas Palmas Animal Clinic are now accepting new patients! Our veterinary team is passionate about keeping the cats and dogs of Harlingen happy and healthy. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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