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Read our blog to get useful tips and advice from our knowledgeable Lancaster veterinarians, and help keep your cat or dog healthy and in optimal health. 

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Signs of Pain in Cats & What Can Help

Signs of Pain in Cats & What Can Help

To provide your cat with all the care they need to live a long and healthy life, it's important to be able to spot the signs of pain early and know what to do. Below, our Lancaster vets offer some advice on how to tell if your cat is in pain, and what you can do to help.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & What to Do

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & What to Do

Much like their humans, dogs can experience anxiety and depression from time to time. If you feel like your dog is exhibiting signs of feeling anxious or sad, then it may be time to contact your Lancaster vets. You may be able to help your dog feel better with these tips from our Sears Veterinary Hospital vets.

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What to Do if My Dog Cut His Paw Pad?

What to Do if My Dog Cut His Paw Pad?

Cuts on your dog's paw can be serious. If your dog has a cut on its paw, it could be uncomfortable, or even painful and affect the way they walk or run. Here, our vets in Lancaster discuss what to do for your dog's paws and how we can help.

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About Cushing's Disease in Dogs

About Cushing's Disease in Dogs

Cushing's disease is a serious condition in dogs that can lead to severe, sometimes life-threatening conditions and illnesses. Our Lancaster vets explain what causes Cushing's disease in dogs, as well as the symptoms and treatments.

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Types of Paralysis In Cats

Types of Paralysis In Cats

If your cat has lost the ability to move their legs or another part of their body, they may be suffering from a type of paralysis. However, cats can also suffer from laryngeal paralysis which is actually a disorder of the upper airway. Our Lancaster vets explain more...

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What Does Ringworm Look Like On Dogs?

What Does Ringworm Look Like On Dogs?

Contrary to its name, ringworm is not a worm but a fungus. Comparable to athlete's foot, it generates highly resilient spores that can infect the skin of any animal, including dogs. Today, our Lancaster vets discuss ringworm in dogs and what it looks like.

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Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) Surgery For Dogs

Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) Surgery For Dogs

Cranial Cruciate Ligament (CCL) tears are common knee injuries in dogs, and Tibial Tuberosity Advancement (TTA) surgery is one of the treatments for this condition. Today our Lancaster vets discuss TTA surgery for dogs, including how it works, its benefits, and what the procedure involves.

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Post-Surgery Care For Your Pet

Post-Surgery Care For Your Pet

After your pet's surgery, it's important to know how to best take care of them as they recover. We want your pet to return to their normal life as soon as possible, so here are some tips from our Lancaster vets about at-home care after your pet's surgery.

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C-Sections For Dogs: When Is It Necessary?

C-Sections For Dogs: When Is It Necessary?

Emergency c-sections can be performed if a dog is in labor but things aren't going smoothly, but in sometimes an elective c-section could be a good option if your pet faces an increased risk of complications. Today our Lancaster vets share more about labor in dogs and when to head to the vet for a c-section.

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Bowel Obstruction In Dogs: Causes And Treatments

Bowel Obstruction In Dogs: Causes And Treatments

If your dog seems to chew everything in their path, you might be worried about the possibility of a bowel obstruction. In this blog, our Lancaster vets explain what bowel obstructions are and why it's very important to have this serious condition treated as quickly as possible.

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Sears Veterinary Hospital is now welcoming new cat and dog patients! We have a talented veterinary team that is passionate about providing the pets of Lancaster with the best care possible. Contact our office to book your cat or dog's first appointment today.

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