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Pet Care Know-Hows

On our blog, our South Wilton veterinarians at South Wilton Veterinary Group share helpful tips and information to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

Signs Your Dog Needs Dental Cleaning

Signs Your Dog Needs Dental Cleaning

Dental health issues can lead to chronic pain and other health problems for your dog. Fortunately, many dental health issues can be avoided through routine dental exams and professional cleaning combined with a little extra care at home. Our vets share the signs of dental health issues in dogs and easy ways to keep your dog's mouth healthy.

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Best Reptile Pets for Beginners

Best Reptile Pets for Beginners

Reptiles are an excellent alternative for owners looking for companions who are easy to care for, distinctive, or even hypoallergenic. Reptiles are excellent pets, but they have certain requirements that cats and dogs do not. Adopting a reptile entails knowing about its requirements and determining whether it is appropriate for you and your home. Our South Wilton vets list the best reptiles for beginners.

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Birds That Sing

Birds That Sing

Birds can be wonderful pets. They do not require a lot of care and can provide beautiful singing and chatter in your home. Today our South Wilton vets will talk about the best birds that sing. 

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Signs of Pain & Discomfort in Dogs

Signs of Pain & Discomfort in Dogs

It can be concerning to see your dog suffering from pain or discomfort. In this post, our South Wilton vets explain how dogs tend to handle this, how they show pain or discomfort, and how to know when your dog is suffering and when they might require urgent care. 

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Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

One of the most common problems that your pet can have is gastrointestinal (GI) upset/diarrhea. But it can be hard to keep track of your cat's bathroom habits. It is important to know that signs and our South Wilton vets can provide information on what to look out for.

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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 South Wilton vets will explain the procedure and what to expect as your dog recovers.

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Cat Poisoning Symptoms

Cat Poisoning Symptoms

While cat poisonings are relatively rare, they do happen. From household cleaners to toxic house plants, here's more from our South Wilton Veterinary Group vets on substances that are poisonous to cats, and what to do if you suspect your cat has been poisoned.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Cat Fixed: When and What To Know

If you have adopted new kitten, or adult cat, you may be wondering if you should get your new fur-baby fixed. Our South Wiltonvets explain why having your cat spayed or neutered is beneficial for your cat and your community.

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Periodontal Disease In Dogs

Periodontal Disease In Dogs

Oral health care is important for dogs, but many aren't given the dental care they need to be healthy. In this post, our South Wilton vets talk about periodontal disease in dogs, including how to prevent it.

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Ear Hematoma Surgery in Dogs

Ear Hematoma Surgery in Dogs

An ear hematoma, also known as an aural hematoma, is a blood blister that develops on your pup's ear. Dogs with long, floppy ears that are prone to ear infections are particularly susceptible. Today, our South Wilton vets explain more about ear hematomas and how they are treated. 

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