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The team at Desert Veterinary Clinic has written blogs for you to learn new information to improve your pet’s quality of life!

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Desert Veterinary Clinic Blog

We love educating our clients; we have curated and shared posts with helpful information regarding pet care.

3 Stress-Free Senior Pet Exercises

3 Stress-Free Senior Pet Exercises

3 Stress-Free Senior Pet Exercises   Regular exercise is essential for keeping your furry friend's body in good shape and retaining healthy muscle mass as they age. The same things your pet used to enjoy doing when they were younger, though, can put too much...

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How Much Daily Exercise Your Pet Requires

How Much Daily Exercise Your Pet Requires

How Much Daily Exercise Your Pet Requires   While all pets need exercise every day, the amount each cat or dog requires varies. Follow the guidelines below to create a general exercise plan, and take into account your pet’s age, breed, and health for a...

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The Most Common Holiday Pet Hazards

The Most Common Holiday Pet Hazards

The Most Common Holiday Pet Hazards   As the year draws to a close, holiday celebrations are still in full swing. But the additional activity and stress present the perfect opportunity for your pet to get into trouble, so keep an eye out for the following holiday...

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Learn About the Health Needs of Cats

Learn About the Health Needs of Cats

Learn About the Health Needs of Cats   Although our feline friends may seem as if they are largely self-sufficient and require little care, realistically, they need just as much specialized attention as their canine counterparts to remain healthy and happy. To...

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How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet

How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet

How to Make a Thanksgiving Plate for Your Pet   Thanksgiving food is the best food! While you are drooling over a heaping plate, so is your furry friend. However, many popular Thanksgiving foods are dangerous for pets. Make your pet a part of your Thanksgiving...

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When Should I Worry About Lumps and Bumps on My Pet?

When Should I Worry About Lumps and Bumps on My Pet?

When Should I Worry About Lumps and Bumps on My Pet?   National Pet Cancer Awareness Month occurs every November. It's crucial to know how to recognize potential warning symptoms since approximately 1 in 4 pets will eventually develop cancer. Our team wants to...

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Pet Obesity Prevention Starts with These 3 Steps

Pet Obesity Prevention Starts with These 3 Steps

Pet Obesity Prevention Starts with These 3 Steps   Although October 12 is National Pet Obesity Awareness Day, you should monitor your pet's weight all year long. Being overweight or obese is a severe health risk that affects more than half of the nation's cats...

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5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips

5 Halloween Pet Safety Tips   As October 31 approaches, you may be planning all sorts of spooky activities to celebrate Halloween. If you include your pet in the festivities, ensure you do so safely by following our team’s top five Halloween pet safety tips....

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Back-to-School Considerations for Your Pet

Back-to-School Considerations for Your Pet

Back-to-School Considerations for Your Pet   Making the switch from summer to school can be rough for all family members, four-legged ones included. To help make the back-to-school transition easier—for your pet, at least—give the following tips a try.   #1:...

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Safety Tips for Owners of Deaf Dogs

Safety Tips for Owners of Deaf Dogs

Safety Tips for Owners of Deaf Dogs    In honor of Deaf Dog Awareness Week, which falls on the last full week of September each year, our team wants to share tips on how to keep a deaf dog safe. If you plan on adding a deaf dog to your family, follow these...

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