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Our veterinarians at Diablo View Veterinary Hospital share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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X-Rays for Dogs: What You Should Know

X-Rays for Dogs: What You Should Know

If your dog is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) you may be wondering how the appointment will work and how you can prepare. Below, our Pleasant Hill vets share what you can expect when you bring your dog to us for an x-ray.

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Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Understanding Blood Tests for Dogs

Our Pleasant Hill vets understand that it can be challenging to understand why your pet needs blood testing, and what those results mean. Today we explain the results of the dog's blood tests.

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How can I help my dog recover after surgery?

How can I help my dog recover after surgery?

You can play an important role in assisting your dog's full recovery after surgery. To help them return to their daily routine as soon as possible, attentive, diligent post-op care is essential. Today, our Pleasant Hill veterinarians will discuss caring for your dog after surgery.

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Aural Hematomas in Cats

Aural Hematomas in Cats

If your cat has an ear hematoma you might wonder how to help. Today, our Pleasant Hill vet team shares more about what causes aural hematomas in cats, symptoms, and treatment options. 

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Male Cat Before & After Neutering: Behavior & Recovery

Male Cat Before & After Neutering: Behavior & Recovery

Neutering is a safe and common procedure for male cats, it protects them from a range of health issues, prevents them from fathering kittens, and even prevents some undesirable behaviors. Today our Pleasant Hill vets explain what you can expect before and after neutering your male cat, including behaviors and recovery.

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C-Sections for Dogs

C-Sections for Dogs

Emergency c-sections can be performed if a dog is in labor, but in some cases, an elective c-section may be recommended if your pooch faces an increased risk of complications. Today, our Pleasant Hill vets look at how to tell if your dog needs a c-section.

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When to Spay/Neuter a Kitten

When to Spay/Neuter a Kitten

If you have recently acquired a kitten, you may be wondering if you should get your kitten fixed. Our Pleasant Hill vets explain why spaying or neutering your cat not only prevents an unwanted litter but can help to curb many unwanted behaviors. 

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Vaccine Reactions in Dogs

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs

Vaccines are essential to your dog's health and overall, the risk of a serious reaction is very low. Today, our Pleasant Hill vets discuss some common reactions to vaccines in dogs and when it's time to seek veterinary care. 

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FVRCP Vaccine For Cats

FVRCP Vaccine For Cats

At Diablo View Veterinary Hospital our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Pleasant Hill vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. Here's how the FVRCP protects your cat's health.

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Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Canine Parvovirus - What You Need to Know

Parvovirus is a highly contagious often deadly virus that is spread between dogs through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects such as bowls or toys. Below, our Pleasant Hill vets share facts about parvovirus that you need to know to help keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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