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Our team at Trooper Veterinary Hospital shares helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Canine Influenza Vaccine: How to Protect Your Dog

Canine Influenza Vaccine: How to Protect Your Dog

The canine influenza virus can cause respiratory diseases in dogs. Though most infections are mild, some pups can fall seriously ill. In this post, our Norristown vets discuss the canine influenza vaccine, its current availability and our policies and procedures for visiting our hospital with a sick dog.

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The Importance of Fecal Exams for Dogs and Cats

The Importance of Fecal Exams for Dogs and Cats

Annual cat and dog fecal exams, done at your Norristown vet's office, are the best way to ensure that your pet and your family are safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecal exams give your vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites that could otherwise be missed. 

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Ear Mites in Cats

Ear Mites in Cats

While ear mites are a fairly common external parasite, they are extremely contagious. They can cause severe itchiness and scratching in cats' ears and skin, as well as infection and eventual health problems. They are more prevalent in cats than dogs and are relatively straightforward to treat. Our Norristown veterinarians discuss the symptoms, causes, and treatment of ear mites in cats in this section.

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Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

So you have just brought home a little bundle of joy. Congratulations! But make sure you're scheduling your first veterinary appointment, as well as routine exams going forward. To help you prepare, our Norristown vets discuss what to expect at your newborn kitten's first appointment.

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How long can a dog go without water?

How long can a dog go without water?

Dogs, just like humans, need water to keep their bodies functioning effectively, but will lose water naturally through sweating and urination. It is important that your pooch always has a fresh supply of water, but how long can they go without drinking it? Our Norristown vets how long a dog can safely go without water.

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Ruptured Eardrums in Dogs

Ruptured Eardrums in Dogs

Does it seem like your dog is ignoring you? Your pup might have a ruptured eardrum. Our veterinarians in Norristown explain how to tell if your dog may have a ruptured eardrum, and share tips to treat this canine condition.

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Joint Pain in Dogs

Joint Pain in Dogs

Our Norristown vets often see dogs in their office due to symptoms of joint pain. Although a common reason for joint pain is aging, there are effective treatments available to relieve discomfort in dogs of any age or activity level.

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Can cats eat chocolate or is it dangerous?

Can cats eat chocolate or is it dangerous?

For many of us chocolate is an irresistible treat, but for our feline friends eating chocolate can lead to some severe health issues. Today, our Norristown vets explain why chocolate and cats might not be the best combination.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed

Getting Your Dog Fixed

Discover why spaying or neutering your pup is important. It prevents unwanted pregnancies, a litter, and helps control undesirable behaviors. Additionally, these procedures lower the risk of certain diseases in your dog. Our vets in Norristown will guide you through the essentials of getting your puppy spayed or neutered.

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ECG for Cats & Dogs

ECG for Cats & Dogs

In this post, our Norristown vets discuss ECGs for dogs and cats, when your vet will order one and how to understand your pet's results.

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