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How to Stop a Cat From Scratching Furniture

How to Stop a Cat From Scratching Furniture If you’re a cat owner, you might find your beloved pet often turns your cherished furniture into their personal scratching post. This common behavior can be frustrating, leading to unwanted damage and expenses. At Sahara Pines Animal Hospital in Las Vegas, NV, we understand the challenges of…

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Symptoms and Relief for Dehydrated Cats

Symptoms and Relief for Dehydrated Cats Dehydration in cats is a concern that requires immediate attention, especially in a hot and arid climate like Las Vegas, NV. It can stem from various causes, including hot weather, inadequate water intake, or as a symptom of underlying health issues. Identifying the signs of a dehydrated cat is the…

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What is Microchipping a Dog?

What is Microchipping a Dog? When we talk about keeping our pets safe, one topic that always comes up is microchipping. But what exactly does microchipping a dog involve? We’re here to shed light on the subject, explaining how microchipping works, its benefits, and why it’s an important step in ensuring your pet’s safety. If…

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Do Puppies Lose Teeth?

Do Puppies Lose Teeth? Every pet owner remembers the joy of bringing a new puppy home. Those early days are filled with adorable moments and a few challenges, one of which is puppy teething. Many pet owners often wonder, “Do puppies lose teeth?” The answer is yes, puppies, just like human babies, go through a…

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Bloat in Dogs: Recognizing Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV)

Bloat in Dogs: Recognizing Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV)  Have you ever heard about the condition called “bloat?” Officially known as Gastric Dilatation-Volvulus (GDV), bloat is a serious medical problem that can occur in dogs. Here, we aim to shed some light on what GDV is, what causes it, and the clinical signs characteristic of the condition.…

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Are Dogs Colorblind? What Dog Vision Looks Like

Are Dogs Colorblind? What Dog Vision Looks Like We’re exploring a fascinating aspect of our canine companions – their vision. Have you ever wondered what the world looks like through your dog’s eyes? Are dogs colorblind, and if so, what does this mean for them? We’ll dive into these questions and more. If you find…

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Can Cats Eat Eggs?

Can Cats Eat Eggs?  Today, we’re tackling a question that some pet owners have been asking recently: “Can cats eat eggs?” Understanding what’s safe and beneficial for your cat’s diet is always essential. We’ll discuss the pros and cons of feeding eggs to your cat and how to do it safely. If you need more…

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Pet Obesity Risks and Management Tips

Pet Obesity Risks and Management Tips Pet obesity has become an increasing concern among pet owners. Here, we’ll explore the risks associated with overweight pets, share prevention tips, and discuss effective strategies for managing your dog or cat’s weight. If you have concerns about your pet’s weight or want to learn more about keeping them…

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Do Dogs Sweat? Understanding Your Dog’s Cooling System

Do Dogs Sweat? Understanding Your Dog’s Cooling System As pet owners, understanding our dogs’ unique ways of staying cool is important, especially in the warm climate of Las Vegas. Unlike humans, dogs have a different system for regulating their body temperature. This blog aims to shed light on the intriguing question: do dogs sweat? We’ll…

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Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes?

Can Dogs Eat Tomatoes? The Surprising Benefits and Risks of Feeding Your Dog This Fruit. Every pet owner has likely found themselves questioning, “can dogs eat tomatoes?” As a staple in most kitchens, it’s natural to wonder whether this colorful fruit (yes, fruit!) is safe for our canine companions. The answer isn’t a simple ‘yes’…