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Preventive Health Care Guidelines for Dogs

Preventive Health Care Guidelines for Dogs

Bringing your dog in for annual routine exams allows our South Wilton vets to monitor your pet's health, to check for early signs of health issues and to provide preventative vaccinations and parasite treatments in order to protect you pup from serious health problems. Here, our South Wilton Veterinary Group team explains the benefits of preventative care for your dog.

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What is the best diet for dogs with kidney disease?

What is the best diet for dogs with kidney disease?

If your dog is suffering from kidney disease, choosing the right diet for them can be a key part of their treatment. For dogs with kidney diseases, our Fairfield County vets might recommend a therapeutic diet with higher levels of fatty acids like omega-3 as well decreased levels of phosphorous, sodium and protein. 

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Kidney Failure in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Kidney Failure in Dogs: Signs, Symptoms & Treatments

Here, our South Wilton Veterinary Group vets in South Wilton walk you through the causes, symptoms and treatments for kidney failure in dogs as well as what you can do to identify this condition in your pup.

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What to Expect When You Take Your Dog For an X-Ray

What to Expect When You Take Your Dog For an X-Ray

If your dog requires an x-ray diagnostic test (also known as a radiograph), you might be wondering how their appointment will go. Here, our Fairfield County vet team will walk your through what to expect when you take your dog in for an x-ray, what x-rays are used to diagnose and any risks might be presented by an x-ray test. 

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Types of Anemia in Dogs

Types of Anemia in Dogs

Anemia in dogs is often a symptom of another serious health issue. Today, our vets at South Wilton Veterinary Group will walk you through the different types of anemia you might find in your dog, what their causes are, their symptoms, and the treatments that are available to you to help your pup get back to their healthy happy selves. 

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What You Need to Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Dog

What You Need to Know About Spaying or Neutering Your Dog

Wondering what spaying or neutering your dog actually entails, when you should get it done, what to expect from the recovery process and which risks are involved? Our South Wilton vets share some advice.

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What is a Fear Free Certified Animal Hospital?

What is a Fear Free Certified Animal Hospital?

South Wilton Veterinary Hospital is proud to be a Fear Free certified animal hospital to reduce fear, anxiety, and stress in pets during a veterinary appointment.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Today, our South Wilton vets explain a little about Lyme disease in pets; what it is, what symptoms to watch for, and how your pet can be treated if diagnosed. 

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What are the signs that my pet may have fleas?

What are the signs that my pet may have fleas?

Fleas can make your pet miserable and lead to infections. Here, our South Wilton vets share how to spot, treat and prevent fleas on your pets.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm is a serious condition that can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and even death. Here, our South Wilton vets explain why prevention is key.

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