What does a spider bite look like on a dog?

What does a spider bite look like on a dog?

Many of us are terrified by the thought of a spider lurking in our home, although they typically try to stay hidden well out of our way. That said, they can unexpectedly bite us or our pets. Some of the spider bite symptoms our Rochester vets see in dogs are very serious and require urgent care. Here's what to do if you think that your dog may have been bitten by a spider.

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How to Take Care of a Newborn Kitten a Mother

How to Take Care of a Newborn Kitten a Mother

There's a lot to know if you're caring for a kitten, especially if the mother isn't nearby. Below, our Rochester vets explain how to take care of a newborn kitten without a mother, what can go wrong, and when to take them to the vet.

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Male Cat Before & After Neutering: Behavior & Recovery

Male Cat Before & After Neutering: Behavior & Recovery

Male cat neutering is a common and safe procedure that protects them from a variety of health problems, prevents them from fathering kittens, and even prevents some undesirable behaviors. Today, our Rochester veterinarians discuss what to expect before and after neutering your male cat, as well as behaviors and recovery.

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What to Do With Your Dog When You Travel

What to Do With Your Dog When You Travel

We understand that leaving your dog behind in a kennel while on vacation can be stressful, especially if your pet has medical needs. Here, our Rochester vets share tips to help lessen your anxiety about leaving your dog while on vacation and choose the best place to leave your dog while you're away.

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Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Do you want to know if you should get your dog 'fixed,' or what spaying or neutering entails? Our Rochester vets provide some helpful tips on the spay/neuter process, recovery, and potential risks below.

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At What Age is a Dog Considered a Senior?

At What Age is a Dog Considered a Senior?

Today, our Rochester veterinarians discuss when a dog is considered a senior, how to spot signs of aging, and the special care needs of an aging dog.

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Cushing's Disease in Cats

Cushing's Disease in Cats

Cushing's disease in cats is uncommon, but it can happen, and the symptoms can be frightening. Our Rochester veterinarians discuss some of the signs and symptoms of Cushing's disease in cats, as well as the causes of this serious condition.

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Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs

Tick-Borne Diseases in Dogs

Tick-borne diseases are a serious health concern for dogs throughout North America. Tick-borbe disease symptoms in dogs can be excruciatingly painful and even fatal. Our Rochester veterinarians explain the symptoms of a few of the most common tick-borne diseases in dogs, as well as why early treatment is so important.

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Why Would My Pet Need to See a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist?

Why Would My Pet Need to See a Veterinary Internal Medicine Specialist?

Many pet owners are unaware that veterinary medicine has specialists. And, as with human medicine, there are numerous specialties for pets. One of them is internal medicine. An internist is a board-certified specialist in veterinary internal medicine. Our Rochester vets explain.

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What are the Signs of Kidney Failure in Cats?

What are the Signs of Kidney Failure in Cats?

Your cat's kidneys play several important roles in keeping him or her healthy. Today, our Rochester veterinarians talk about the causes, symptoms, and treatment options for kidney failure in cats.

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