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Our Port Jefferson vets provide some helpful tips and advice to keep your pets happy and healthy.

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Is there a link between hypothyroidism in dogs and aggression?

Is there a link between hypothyroidism in dogs and aggression?

Some studies have shown a potential link between hypothyroidism and increased aggression in dogs, shedding light on the complex relationship between hormonal imbalances and behavioral changes. Today, our Port Jefferson vets will discuss how hypothyroidism can impact a dog’s behavior.

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Causes & Treatment for Kidney Failure in Cats

Causes & Treatment for Kidney Failure in Cats

Your cat's kidneys play a number of key roles in keeping them healthy. Here, our Port Jefferson veterinary team explain the causes, symptoms and treatments for kidney failure in cats, as well as the role of your pet's diet in this condition.

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Anaplasmosis in Dogs

Anaplasmosis in Dogs

Tick-borne diseases pose serious health risks for people, pets, and farm animals across the US. Spread by the black-legged deer tick, Anaplasmosis is one such tick-borne disease in dogs. Today our Port Jefferson vets share the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs and how this potentially serious condition is treated.

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How to Prevent Valley Fever in Dogs

How to Prevent Valley Fever in Dogs

Valley fever can harm people, dogs, cats, and livestock, and it's a serious condition. Our Port Jefferson vets discuss the effects of valley fever in dogs and what you can do to prevent it.

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What is anemia in dogs?

What is anemia in dogs?

Anemia in dogs is typically a symptom of a serious underlying health issue that requires urgent veterinary care. Here, our Port Jefferson vets explain the different types of anemia we see in dogs, including causes, symptoms, and treatments. 

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A Dog's Vaccine Schedule for Rabies

A Dog's Vaccine Schedule for Rabies

Rabies is a fatal disease. The best way to protect your dog and your family is to have them vaccinated against rabies. Today, our Port Jefferson veterinarians explain more about this important vaccine, including how frequently your dog should get a booster shot.

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Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

You might think because your cat never goes outside that they don't require vaccinations. However, our Port Jefferson vets still recommend keeping your indoor cat's shots up to date. In this post, we explain why. 

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Can a vaccinated dog get rabies?

Can a vaccinated dog get rabies?

While you may have already vaccinated your dog against rabies, there is still a small chance that they could become infected. Our Port Jefferson vets talk about rabies and whether your dog can still get rabies after being vaccinated.

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Heartworm in Dogs: Signs, Prevention. & Treatment

Heartworm in Dogs: Signs, Prevention. & Treatment

There is a serious condition that dogs can develop called Heartworm disease. This disease can cause irreparable damage to your dog's organs. In this blog, our Port Jefferson vets discuss the importance of heartworm prevention and how it can be treated.

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Should I get my dog microchipped?

Should I get my dog microchipped?

Microchipping your dog can increase the chances that they are found if they get lost. Our Port Jefferson vets discuss the benefits of getting a microchip for your dog.

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