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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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Laryngitis in Cats

Laryngitis in Cats

Laryngitis in your cat, like in people, means that your pet has lost their voice. In cats, this condition is caused by an inflammation of their throat and vocal cords and, most often, is a symptom of an underlying condition. Here, our Harlingen vets explain what you need to know about cat laryngitis, including: how to identify it, what may be causing it and its treatments.

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Why is My Dog Limping and How Can I Help Them ?

Why is My Dog Limping and How Can I Help Them ?

Limping is a common symptom we see in dogs at our Harlingen veterinary hospital. In this blog post our vets discuss the reasons why your dog may be limping, ways you can help them and when it is time to visit a vet.

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Gingivitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

In some cases, cats with poor oral health can develop a painful condition known as gingivitis. In this post, our Harlingen vets share symptoms, causes, and treatment for gingivitis in cats. 

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Periodontal Disease in Dogs: How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Periodontal Disease in Dogs: How to Stop and Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

Your dog's oral health is essential to their overall well-being, but sadly many dogs don't receive the at-home dental care they need to keep their gums and teeth healthy. Here, our Harlingen vets explain how periodontal disease in dogs can be treated and prevented. 

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Why Does My Pet Need A Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need A Urinalysis?

Pet owners can get expert guidance from veterinarians to care for their animals. Today, our Harlingen vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results.

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Ultrasound Examination in Dogs

Ultrasound Examination in Dogs

You've just found out that your dog or cat needs an ultrasound. So, what exactly is an ultrasound and how can it benefit your pet? Our vets in  Harlingen  are here to explain how ultrasound scans are performed on pets in our in-house veterinary diagnostic lab. 

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Understanding Blood Tests for Cats

Understanding Blood Tests for Cats

In this post, our Harlingen vets explain the different lab tests we perform on cats and what you can learn from them about your cat's health. 

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Signs of Pneumonia in Cats

Signs of Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in cats is an inflammation of the lungs and airways that can occur for a number of reasons. Today our Harlingen vets explain a little more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for pneumonia in cats. 

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Puppy’s First Vet Visit: Checklist & What to Expect

Puppy’s First Vet Visit: Checklist & What to Expect

If you've recently become a puppy parent, our veterinarians in Harlingen are here to assist you in preparing for your first vet visit. They will provide you with all the necessary information and guidance to ensure a successful experience. Additionally, you can access a checklist for your puppy's initial vet appointment.

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X-rays in Dogs

X-rays in Dogs

If your dog needs X-rays, you may have a few questions about the procedure and how your can help prepare your dog. Here, our Harlingen vets offer advice on X-rays in dogs.

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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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