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Our Ambler veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Cat PU Surgery & Recovery

Cat PU Surgery & Recovery

Urinary blockages in cats can be life-threatening if not treated quickly. That's why our Ambler vets often perform perineal urethrostomy (PU surgery) to treat cats suffering from this serious condition. Here's more about this life-saving surgery for cats.

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Can cats cause asthma in humans?

Can cats cause asthma in humans?

At Ambler we know how much you love your cat, but your asthma may be triggered by your beloved feline friend. Below our Ambler vets share tips that may help reduce the frequency of your asthma attacks if you aren't ready to find a new home for your feline friend quite yet.

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What is anaplasmosis in dogs? How is it treated?

What is anaplasmosis in dogs? How is it treated?

Our Ambler vets are seeing increasing numbers of tick-borne diseases in dogs including anaplasmosis. Today we look at the symptoms of anaplasmosis, possible long-term effects and how dogs with this potentially serious disease can be treated.

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Why is my cat gagging? Is it an emergency?

Why is my cat gagging? Is it an emergency?

Although it's definitely not pleasant to listen to, gagging isn't unusual in cats. That said, it can be a sign that your cat needs to see a vet as soon as possible. Today our  Ambler vets discuss the reasons for cat gagging and when to head to the vet.

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Paroxysmal Respiration - Reverse Sneezing In Dogs

Paroxysmal Respiration - Reverse Sneezing In Dogs

Suddenly your dog stops, extends their neck, and produces a loud snorting sound - YIKES! What was that? You may have just witnessed a reverse sneeze, and while it can be alarming to witness it's fairly common in small dogs. Our Ambler vets explain paroxysmal respiration (reverse sneeze) in dogs.

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How to Remove a Tick From a Dog

How to Remove a Tick From a Dog

Tick-borne diseases impact thousands of dogs across North America every year, so knowing how to remove a tick from your pet quickly and properly is essential. Our Ambler vets suggest following the steps below or contacting your vet to learn more.

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What to Expect if Your Dog Has Cancer

What to Expect if Your Dog Has Cancer

Your dog has just been diagnosed with cancer. As a worried pet owner, you'll likely be feeling overwhelmed and have many questions. In this post, we give an overview of treatment options and some practical advice for dog owners. 

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How Old is Too Old to Spay or Neuter My Dog

How Old is Too Old to Spay or Neuter My Dog

Preventive care is one of the easiest ways that you can help your dog live a long and happy life, how can you know what preventive care your dog needs and when it should be provided. Our Ambler vets discuss why you should spay or neuter your dog and what age is best for them to have this preventive surgery done.

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Symptoms of Bladder Infection in Dogs

Symptoms of Bladder Infection in Dogs

Bladder infections and other bladder problems in dogs are common and can be very painful for your pooch. Today, our Ambler vets share the causes of bladder infections in dogs, signs that your dog may have a bladder infection and how this uncomfortable health issue can be treated.

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Why isn't my dog eating?

Why isn't my dog eating?

Is your dog refusing to eat? If so you are bound to be concerned. In today's post, our Ambler vets share a few of the possible reasons why your dog is not eating, and what you should do.

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