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February is National Pet Dental Health Month, and it’s a great time to focus on the dental health of our pets.

Why Do Pets Need Dental Exams and Cleanings? At Total Veterinary Care®, a health check-up includes a thorough examination of your pet’s mouth, teeth and tissues.  Our doctors will ask about your pet’s nutrition, treats, chewing habits, and whether you brush your pet’s teeth. Creating an at-home oral hygiene routine at home will maintain a…

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Diabetes and Senior Pets—Identification and Care

Although diabetes can occur in any pet, young or old, it is most common in older pets. The team at Total Veterinary Care® encourages you to seek our advice on early detection. And if your pet is diagnosed with diabetes, we can help you monitor and manage it in order to help your furry friend…

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Consider Adopting a Senior Pet – You’ll be Thankful!

There is nothing more adorable than playful, fluffy puppies and kittens.  Whether searching for a pet through a shelter, pet store or breeder, the reality is that most people seeking to become pet parents look for young animals.  During National Senior Pet Month, the team at Total Veterinary Care® encourages you to look beyond the…

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Aging and Pet Wellness

It’s National Pet Wellness Month, and we have some great information to share about aging and wellness!   Did you know that: by age two, most cats and dogs are “adults”?   “middle age” hits by the time they reach age four?    by age seven, some of your canine best friends are “seniors”?   This means that the…

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