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Pet Care Tips

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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Pet Dental Care Checklist

Pet Dental Care Checklist

Owning a pet can be a very rewarding experience. However, it does come with responsibility. Ensuring your pets are in great health and that they have a good care routine will help them live a long healthy life. Today, our Harlingen vets share some tips on taking care of pets and what types of healthcare they'll need to thrive. 

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Leaving a puppy alone at home for the first time: How to prepare

Leaving a puppy alone at home for the first time: How to prepare

It's great having your puppy with you all the time but it's not realistic. There will be times you need to leave your puppy like for errands or work. Today, our Harlingen vet will give some suggestions to make it easier to leave your puppy at home alone for the first time.

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Surgery in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Surgery in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Being told that your dog needs surgery can be scary. But it is important to know our veterinarians do not make this suggestion carelessly. Today, our Harlingen vets discuss the surgery in dogs, types of surgery, and dog care after surgery.

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How to Tell If My Cat is Pregnant?

How to Tell If My Cat is Pregnant?

Has your female feline friend begun to put on weight, leading you to believe she may be pregnant? Below, our Harlingen vets share a few more clues that your cat may be pregnant, and what to do.

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How to Raise a Puppy: Guide for the First Year

How to Raise a Puppy: Guide for the First Year

Puppies make adorable additions to the family, but do require specific love and care. Today, our Harlingen vets discuss what you should know about raising a puppy, especially in their critical first year.

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Dog Recovering from Surgery

Dog Recovering from Surgery

After your dog's surgery, it's critical to know how to care for them so that they can return to their normal, active lifestyle as soon as possible. In this post, our Harlingen vets share tips on how to care for your pup after surgery. 

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Pet Routine Care Checklist

Pet Routine Care Checklist

Owning a pet can be one of the most rewarding experiences of your life, but it does come with responsibility. Making sure your pets are in tip-top shape with a good pet care routine will mean a healthy and fulfilling experience for both you and your pets. Today our Harlingen vets will provide you with information on good pet care routines.

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How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

How Long Can You Leave a Cat Alone?

Cats may seem aloof, but evidence suggests that cats do get lonely, and of course, they need us to provide them with all the things they need to thrive. Here, our Harlingen vets explain how long you can leave a cat alone, and give tips for keeping your cat safe and content while you are away.

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TPLO Surgery in Dogs

TPLO Surgery in Dogs

Are you considering Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) surgery for your dog? In this post, our Harlingen vets explain the procedure and what to expect as your dog recovers.

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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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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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