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Helpful tips and advice from our Mankato vets to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Pets

Benefits of Chiropractic Care For Pets

Just like humans, our pets can suffer from misalignments and could benefit from some maintenance once in a while. Our Mankato vets are here to talk about how chiropractic care for pets can help them stay comfortable even as they age.

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Back Pain in Dogs

Back Pain in Dogs

Learn about the signs of back pain in dogs. Find out about treatment options for back pain in dogs that your Mankato vet can offer to help your dog feel better faster.

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My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

My Dog Ate Gum: Is That Dangerous?

If you are worried because your dog might have eaten gum then this article will provide you will all the information you need to know and when to bring your dog to the River Hills Pet Care Hospital vets.

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How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

How to Take Care of a Kitten: Complete Guide

When you are caring for a newborn kitten there are lots of things you will need to know. Today our Mankato vets share with you how you can take care of a baby kitten that doesn't have a mother, what can go wrong as well as when you should take them to the vet for the first time.

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Feline Asthma: What You Need To Know

Feline Asthma: What You Need To Know

Asthma in cats is often an allergic reaction to inhaled allergens and affects approximately 1-5% of cats.  Our Mankato vets share some of the most common symptoms of this condition, and how it can be treated. 

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Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

Weight Loss In Older Dogs: When To Worry

While we are normally concerned with our dogs becoming overweight, as they become older senior dogs some canines start to lose weight. Here, our Mankato vets discuss weight loss in a senior dog and when you should be concerned.

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Cat Teeth Problems

Cat Teeth Problems

Many cats develop painful dental diseases during their lifetime, so it's important to know the signs. Today, our Mankato vets explain the signs of dental disease in cats, common oral health issues your cat may experience and how to help prevent your cat from developing dental disease. 

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Vaccine Reactions In Dogs - Everything You Should Know

Vaccine Reactions In Dogs - Everything You Should Know

While we believe that the benefits of vaccines far outweigh the risks of your dog having a reaction, some dogs do react to getting their shots. In today's post, we look at common vaccine reactions in dogs.

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Cat PU Surgery to Treat Urinary Blockages

Cat PU Surgery to Treat Urinary Blockages

Urinary blockages are common in cats but these blockages are a serious health concern and can be life-threatening if not treated immediately. Perineal urethrostomy may be suggested as part of your cat's treatment for a urinary blockage. Learn More...

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Cat Hernia Surgery & Recovery

Cat Hernia Surgery & Recovery

Cat hernias are usually not serious and, if detected early, can be repaired surgically. Today, our Mankato veterinarians describe various types of hernias in cats and provide insight into what to expect if your cat undergoes hernia surgery.

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River Hills Pet Care Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Mankato companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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