Pet Care Tips

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

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Why should I bother to get my dog vaccinated?

Why should I bother to get my dog vaccinated?

Annual vaccinations from our Ambler vets are typically far cheaper than paying to have your dog treated for the diseases these vaccines protect against. Here we share reasons why you should have your dog vaccinated and provide you with a handy schedule for your pup's shots.

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What is the DHPP vaccine for dogs?

What is the DHPP vaccine for dogs?

Having your puppy vaccinated is one of the very best ways to help your dog achieve a long and healthy life. One essential vaccine that our Ambler vets recommend all puppies receive is the DHPP 5-in-1 vaccination. Today we look at what this vaccine protects against and why it's important.

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Is my dog depressed? Here's how you can tell.

Is my dog depressed? Here's how you can tell.

Lack of appetite, sad expression or even obsessive paw licking can all be signs of depression or anxiety in dogs. But how do you know for sure if your dog is depressed or anxious, and what should you do to help your pooch feel better? Our Ambler vets explain.

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Why should I vaccinate my indoor cat?

Why should I vaccinate my indoor cat?

Skipping vaccinations for your indoor cat may be tempting but cat and kitten vaccines are as important for our feline homebodies as they are for cats who explore the great outdoors. Today our Ambler vets explain why vaccines for indoor cats are essential.

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Cat Illnesses and Symptoms to Watch For

Cat Illnesses and Symptoms to Watch For

Cats will instinctually hide when they don't feel well, making it very challenging for even the most attentive pet parents to recognize when their feline friend is sick. In today's post, our Ambler vets share some common cat illnesses and their symptoms.

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Vomiting in Dogs & How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting in Dogs & How to Induce Vomiting in Dogs

There are numerous reasons why your dog might vomit, and also for wanting to induce vomiting. Today, our Ambler veterinary team shares what you should know about vomiting in dogs, what to do if your dog is vomiting, and how to induce vomiting in dogs.

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Ear Infections in Cats - Symptoms & Treatments

Ear Infections in Cats - Symptoms & Treatments

Although ear infections are fairly uncommon in cats when they do occur they can be an indication of an underlying health condition that requires veterinary care. Today our Ambler vets explain some of the causes, symptoms and treatments for ear infections in cats.

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What does a vet do during a routine checkup?

What does a vet do during a routine checkup?

Routine wellness exams - or vet checkups - can help to provide your pet with their best possible chance at a long and healthy life, but what does a routine exam entail? Today our Ambler vets explain what happens when you bring your pet in for a vet checkup. 

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What To Do About Ear Infection in Dogs

What To Do About Ear Infection in Dogs

Ear infections are a common reason for dogs to visit our Ambler vets. Thankfully, most ear infections in dogs are easy to treat if caught early. Here are some of the signs of dog ear infections, and what to do if your dog's ears aren't as healthy as they should be.

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Why Regular Checkups Are Important to Your Pet's Health

Why Regular Checkups Are Important to Your Pet's Health

Bringing your dog or cat in for their annual exam allows your vet to monitor your pet's health, check for early signs of disease, and provide preventive treatments that can help to protect your pet against potentially life-threatening conditions. Here our vets explain the benefits of preventive care for pets. 

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