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Our Mechanicsburg veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Heavy Breathing in Dogs

Heavy Breathing in Dogs

If your dog is breathing fast for no apparent reason, you're bound to be concerned. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets share some of the reasons why your dog may be breathing hard and when it's time for your dog to see the vet. 

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Difficulty Breathing in Dogs & Cats

Difficulty Breathing in Dogs & Cats

Your dog or cat may be panting, but that isn't the same thing as labored breathing. Labored breathing actually means that your pet is struggling to breathe properly. Here, our Mechanicsburg vets explain what shallow breathing and difficulty swallowing in cats and dogs (difficulty swallowing sometimes accompanies labored breathing) and what to do if your pet is showing signs of labored breathing.

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What should I do if my dog drinks antifreeze?

What should I do if my dog drinks antifreeze?

Antifreeze is a common hazard for dogs, as it takes a very little amount to cause fatal damage to their systems. Our Mechanicsburg vets describe symptoms of antifreeze poisoning, and what you should do if you discover your dog consuming antifreeze.

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My cat sleeps constantly - how much is too much and when should I worry?

My cat sleeps constantly - how much is too much and when should I worry?

No doubt about it, cats love to sleep. Our Mechanicsburg emergency vets are often asked by concerned cat owners if they should be worried that their cat is sleeping so much. When does a cat nap indicate that there may actually be a health emergency?

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Why does my dog keep shaking his head?

Why does my dog keep shaking his head?

Has your dog been shaking her head lately, leaving you at a loss as to why? In this post, our Mechanicsburg vets share what you should do if you notice your dog is shaking their head, when to go to your vet, and more. 

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Why is my cat coughing?

Why is my cat coughing?

Has your cat’s purr turned into a cough? Coughing is a sign that something is irritating your kitty's lungs, airway, or throat. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets explain some of the reasons why your cat may be coughing, and what you can do to help.

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What should I do if my dog eats a battery?

What should I do if my dog eats a battery?

Batteries are toxic to dogs, so if you think your dog has eaten a battery, call your vet right away.

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When to Take A Dog or Cat to the Emergency Vet

When to Take A Dog or Cat to the Emergency Vet

It may be surprising, but it isn't always obvious when your pet needs urgent emergency care. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets share some of the signs that could indicate that it's time to head to the emergency animal hospital.

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My Pet Can't Stand & Keeps Falling - Possible Causes & What To Do

My Pet Can't Stand & Keeps Falling - Possible Causes & What To Do

Has your pet been staggering, stumbling or falling over? One or more underlying medical issues may be the culprit, including injury, infection, poisoning or stroke. Our veterinarians in Mechanicsburg explain why you should take your pet to an animal hospital as soon as possible. 

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Excessive Panting in Dogs

Excessive Panting in Dogs

Have you noticed your dog panting without having been playing or exercising? Here, our Mechanicsburg veterinarians share some of the possible reasons why your dog may be panting excessively and when it's time to bring them to your vet for assessment.

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