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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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Why is my dog panting and restless at night?

Why is my dog panting and restless at night?

At Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center our Mechanicsburg vets see fewer cases of heatstroke in cats than in dogs, nonetheless, it does happen. Here we share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke. 

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Labored Breathing in Cats & Dogs

Labored Breathing in Cats & Dogs

Your dog or cat may be panting but that doesn't necessarily mean that their breathing is labored. Labored breathing actually means that your pet is struggling to breathe. Below, our Mechanicsburg vets explain what labored breathing in dogs and cats is and what to do if your pet is having difficulties breathing.

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Heatstroke in Cats: Signs & Symptoms

Heatstroke in Cats: Signs & Symptoms

At Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center our Mechanicsburg vets see fewer cases of heatstroke in cats than in dogs, nonetheless, it does happen. Here we share some of the symptoms of heatstroke in cats, and what you should do if you think your cat is suffering from heatstroke. 

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Why won't my cat drink water?

Why won't my cat drink water?

Staying hydrated is vital for both pets and people, so it's understandable to worry if your cat won't eat or drink water. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets share some reasons why your cat may not be drinking and what to do.

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How to Care for an Open Cat Wound

How to Care for an Open Cat Wound

Cats can sometimes become injured and sustain wounds while exploring their environment. Here, our Mechanicsburg vets list common causes of wounds in cats, how to care for a cat wound, and when to take your beloved kitty to a veterinarian. 

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Toxic Food & Plants for Dogs

Toxic Food & Plants for Dogs

You may have heard that many foods can poison your dog, but did you know many plants are toxic to dogs as well? Today, our vets in Mechanicsburg discuss a list of toxic food, treats, and plants for dogs.

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Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis in Dogs

Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center has seen an alarming increase in cases of dog leptospirosis recently. This disease is typically seen in dogs but can easily be transmitted to their loving owners. Our Mechanicsburg vets are here to discuss the symptoms you need to look out for, and tips to protect your pet.

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Why won't my cat eat?

Why won't my cat eat?

Our Mechanicsburg vets know that cats can be notoriously picky eaters, so if your cat is refusing to eat it can be difficult to know why. Here are a few common reasons why your cat may not be eating, and when you should head to your vet. 

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Vomiting in Dogs

Vomiting in Dogs

There are many reasons why your dog may vomit, and also for wanting to induce vomiting. Today, our Mechanicsburg vets share what you should know about vomiting in dogs, what to do if your dog is vomiting, and what to do to induce vomiting in dogs. 

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My Dog Ate Chewing Gum: What to Do

My Dog Ate Chewing Gum: What to Do

Your dog eating gum may not seem like a big deal, but varieties of chewing gum are toxic to dogs. Our Mechanicsburg vets explain what you should do if your dog eats gum.

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At Rossmoyne Animal Emergency Trauma Center you never need an appointment to access our full complement of emergency services. We treat both walk-in patients and referrals for urgent veterinary care.

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