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Cat Tooth Extractions: What to Expect & What to Watch For

Cat Tooth Extractions: What to Expect & What to Watch For

There may be times when your cat has experienced dental damage or decay that is beyond repair and needs to be addressed immediately. Here, our Kent vet dentists discuss the reasons that your cat may need a tooth removed and what you can expect if they require tooth extraction surgery. 

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Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Our team of veterinarians in Kent knows that repeating appointments to get your puppy vaccinated and have their boosters administered may seem pretty inconvenient, but following your dog's vaccination schedule is incredibly important. This goes doubly for young puppies who are getting their first vaccinations. 

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Why does my pet need a urinalysis?

Why does my pet need a urinalysis?

At Afford-A-Vet Animal Clinic, we believe strongly in educating our clients so they can be the best possible pet owners. So today, our Kent vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results so you can make the best decisions regarding their medical care.

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Can a Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

Can a Vaccinated Dog Get Rabies?

The chances of rabies infecting a vaccinated dog are low. However, a rabies vaccination does not guarantee 100% protection. In this post, our Kent vets discuss what to do if you suspect your dog may have been exposed to rabies.

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Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Spaying and Neutering Dogs 101: Everything You Need to Know

Are you wondering what neutering or spaying your dog actually entails? When you should have it done? Or what risks are involved in the procedure? Here, our Kent vets help you understand the basics of these surgical procedures.

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Surgery in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

Surgery in Dogs: Everything You Need to Know

We realize how frightening it might be to be told that your dog requires surgery. Understanding that our veterinarians do not make this suggestion carelessly is critical. Today, our Kent vets discuss the surgery in dogs, types of surgery, and even dog care after surgery.

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Cat Hernia Surgery

Cat Hernia Surgery

As long as they are detected early, hernias in cats typically aren’t serious and can be repaired with surgery. In this post, our Kent vets describe different types of hernias and offer insight into what to expect from cat hernia surgery.

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Entropion Surgery in Dogs

Entropion Surgery in Dogs

Entropion is a condition seen in many breeds where the dog's eyelids roll inwards causing irritation, pain, and other secondary eye problems. Today our Kent vets share more about this common eye condition in dogs including symptoms and how entropion is treated.

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Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Gingivitis in Cats: Signs, Causes & Treatment

Proper oral care is important for your cat. If their teeth are not cleaned regularly your cat can develop gum diseases like gingivitis. Our Afford-A-Vet Animal Clinic vets can provide information on gingivitis in cats, its signs, causes, and treatments.

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Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog Or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog Or Cat

If your dog or cat is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) or CT scan, you may be wondering how the appointment will work and how you can prepare. Below, our Kent vets share what you can expect when you bring your dog to us for an x-ray.

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