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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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Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency?

Blood in Dog's Stool: Is It an Emergency?

Our Mechanicsburg emergency vets know that responsible dog owners spend a lot of time picking up their dog's poop. For that reason, you likely have a pretty good idea of what a normal stool looks like for your dog. But what should you do if you notice blood in your dog's poop? 

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First Aid for Bleeding Dogs

First Aid for Bleeding Dogs

It can be very distressing to see your dog bleeding, and if their injury goes unaddressed and your dog loses too much blood, it can go into shock. Here, our Mechanicsburg vets share the steps you should take when your dog starts bleeding, including how you can help stop the bleeding until you can see a veterinarian.

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Dog Dry Heaving: Causes & What to Do

Dog Dry Heaving: Causes & What to Do

Is your dog acting like they are vomiting, but nothing is coming out? Today our Mechanicsburg vets discuss dry heaving in dogs, what could be causing your dog to dry heave, and what you should do.

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Dog Wound Care: Complete Guide

Dog Wound Care: Complete Guide

Not every cut or graze your dog gets requires veterinary care, but it's important to know how to treat your dog's wounds and when it's time to head to the vet. Today our Mechanicsburg vets provide tips on dog wound care at home.

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Heimlich Maneuver For Dogs: What To Do If My Dog Is Choking

Heimlich Maneuver For Dogs: What To Do If My Dog Is Choking

Most dogs will chew just about anything - bones, toys, shoes. But what should you do if something gets lodged in your dog's mouth or throat and they start to choke? Here, our Mechanicsburg veterinarians share what to do in a choking emergency and how to perform the Heimlich maneuver for dogs.

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Animal Emergencies That Require Immediate Veterinary Consultation

Animal Emergencies That Require Immediate Veterinary Consultation

Life can be unpredictable, and veterinary emergencies can happen at any time. Our Mechanicsburg vets are here to explain what situations require emergency care and what to do in the situation.

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How to Tell If My Cat Has a Broken Leg?

How to Tell If My Cat Has a Broken Leg?

Our Mechanicsburg vets know that accidents can happen. That's why it's important to understand what to look for if you think your cat may have a broken or fractured leg.

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Heartworm in Dogs - What it is, How to Prevent & Treat it?

Heartworm in Dogs - What it is, How to Prevent & Treat it?

Heartworm disease is a serious condition in dogs that is often fatal. It can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage, and more. Our Mechanicsburg vets explain how to prevent and treat heartworm disease.

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Tick-Borne Diseases In Dogs

Tick-Borne Diseases In Dogs

Tick-borne diseases threaten the health of dogs and people throughout the Mechanicsburg area. Symptoms of these conditions can be painful and even life-threatening for your pup. In today's blog, our vets explain some of the most common tick-borne illnesses in dogs, and the symptoms to watch for.

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Constipation In Dogs: Causes, Signs And Treatment

Constipation In Dogs: Causes, Signs And Treatment

Symptoms of constipation in our dogs can be worrying to witness, and extremely uncomfortable for the dogs themselves. Today, our Mechanicsburg emergency vets share signs of constipation in dogs, causes and tips for treating the condition.

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Walk-in Patients Welcome

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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