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Our blog is where you can read some helpful tips and advice provided by our knowledgable Poway vets to help you keep your pets happy and healthy.

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When Does a Dog or Cat Need an ECG?

When Does a Dog or Cat Need an ECG?

ECG is an essential tool used in many veterinary clinics to understand the health of dogs and cats. Our Poway vets are here to tell you all about this test and why it might be used.

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Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog or Cat

Diagnostic tools help your vet understand what's going on inside your pet's body. Without them, it would be challenging to keep your dog or cat healthy. Our Poway vets explain common diagnostic tests for dogs and cats.

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How Much Sleep Is Too Much For A Cat?

How Much Sleep Is Too Much For A Cat?

There's no question about it, cats love to nap. Our Poway vets are often asked by cat owners if they should be worried that their cat is sleeping more than they should. We are here to help.

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How to Give Pets First Aid

How to Give Pets First Aid

Many pets can be energetic and not always the best at avoiding injury. In this post, our Poway vets will discuss first aid for pets, and what to do if your pet ever gets into trouble.

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Blood Tests for Dogs

Blood Tests for Dogs

Our Poway 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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Why Does My Pet Need A Urinalysis?

Why Does My Pet Need A Urinalysis?

We believe that informed pet parents make the healthiest decisions for their pets. So today, our Poway vets will discuss urinalysis for dogs and cats, as well as how to understand your pet's urinalysis results.

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Ultrasound for Dogs & Cats: What Pet Owners Want to Know

Ultrasound for Dogs & Cats: What Pet Owners Want to Know

Our Poway emergency vets share the benefits of ultrasounds for dogs and cats, when it is used, and how to prepare for your pet's ultrasound.

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What You Should Know About X-ray For Dogs

What You Should Know About X-ray For Dogs

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

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Facial Swelling in Dogs

Facial Swelling in Dogs

Our Poway vets know that discovering that your dog's face is swollen can be concerning. We share some common causes of facial swelling in dogs and treatments that may be recommended by your vet.

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Constipation in Cats - When Is It An Emergency?

Constipation in Cats - When Is It An Emergency?

Constipation in cats can cause discomfort and restlessness - not to mention become a health concern. Our Poway vets share signs of constipation in cats, causes and tips for treating the condition.

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Experienced Emergency Vet Care

Animal Emergency Clinic of San Diego is a family-run after-hours and critical care hospital, providing veterinary emergency care since 1985. If your pet is experiencing an emergency, contact us to get the help your pet needs.

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