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Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgery for Dogs: Procedure & Recovery

Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) Surgery for Dogs: Procedure & Recovery

Are you trying to decide if Tibial Plateau Leveling Osteotomy (TPLO) surgery is the right choice for your dog? Here our Franklin vets explain the procedure and recovery process your pup will experience.

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What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

Diarrhea in dogs can be a concerning sign to pet owners. If your dog is suffering from a spell of diarrhea, you'll want to get them diagnoses quickly. Our Franklin vets explain some of the common causes and how to combat it.

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Why is my cat not eating?

Why is my cat not eating?

If you've noticed your cat's food bowl hasn't been touched all day, you might be thinking 'why won't my cat eat?' it's a concern that our Franklin vets hear from pet-parents often. If your cat is refusing to eat it can be difficult to figure out why but here are a few of the most common reasons why your cat may not be eating, and what to do. 

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Why does my dog eat everything?

Why does my dog eat everything?

From foreign objects to toys, grass and even other animals' feces, some dogs will eat anything. If you're concerned that your dog is eating items it shouldn't, read this advice from our Franklin vets that may provide insight on why dogs keep eating everything. Plus, learn tips to stop the behavior. 

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Routine Exams: Why are regular veterinary checkups important?

Routine Exams: Why are regular veterinary checkups important?

Regular veterinary checkups can help your pet maintain their physical health. Your veterinarian will perform these routine exams to look for early signs of illness and other serious conditions. Our Franklin vets explain why checkups are important. 

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Franklin vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a life-threatening condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, and damage to other vital organs for pets in Franklin. This serious disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Today, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are responsible for the spread of some serious diseases and should be viewed as dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Franklin vets explain more about these external parasites, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Franklin vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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