Health Topics for Pet Medical Center Clients in Bell County

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Preventative Wellness Visits

Learn about the value in and recommended frequency of preventative wellness visits for your pet.

Cataracts in Pets

Cataracts may form for many different reasons in dogs and cats. Learn more here.

New Puppy Information

Did you get a new puppy? Congrats! Learn tips for easing your transition to puppy ownership!

New Kitten Information

Did you get a new kitten? Congrats! Learn tips for easing your transition to kitten ownership!

Administering Medications

Learn tips for administering medications for your pet.


Allergies are one of the most common health problems for pets. Learn how to address them here.

Anal Glands

Learn more about addressing issues with anal gland disease in cats and dogs.

Arthritis and Joint Supplements

Learn how supplements can provide relief from arthritis and joint pain.

Cherry Eye

Learn the cause and treatment of Cherry Eye in dogs.


Coccidia are common in dogs and cats even prior to 6 months of age. Learn more here.

Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome

Learn how Cognitive Dysfunction Syndrome can impact your pet.

Cruciate Ligament Rupture

Similar to people, knee injuries are common in pets. Learn how to address cruciate ligament rupture.

Demodectic Mange

Learn how to address Demodectic mange in young dogs.

Dental Resorptive Lesions

Learn more about this serious dental disease seen in cats.

Disc Disease

Learn ways to manage and prevent disc disease.

Dry Eye - Keratoconjunctivitis sicca (KCS)

Dry Eye can be uncomfortable for pets. Learn more about Dry Eye management here.

Ear Infections and Ear Cleaning

Learn all about maintaining and catching issues with your pet's ears!

Ear Mites

Ear mites? Ick. Learn what you can do about these bugs in cats and dogs.

Feline Heartworm Disease

Learn the cause and treatment of this disease.

Feline Idiopathic Cystitis

Read about treatments for this urinary tract disease.

Feline Leukemia (FELV) & Feline Aids (FIV)

Learn how cats get leukemia and aids and how to manage their care.

Flea Allergy Dermatitis

This allergy is common in pets. Learn how to address this issue and provide them with comfort.

Flea Control

Control this common external parasite with these tips.

Heart Murmurs

A heart murmur is a sound that is made when a heart beat is abnormal.


Heartworm is a preventable disease that is common in dogs and cats throughout the world. Read about prevention methods and treatments here.

Hip Dysplasia

Read more about the symptoms and treatment of this common issue for dogs.

House Training / Crate Training

Housetraining can be a daunting task. Some puppies take to it readily, and some are a little more stubborn. Here are some tips to help you.


A histiocytoma is a common benign skin tumor of Langerhan's cell origin that usually goes away on its own in 2-3 months.

Intestinal Parasites in Dogs and Cats

Dogs and cats can carry several internal parasites, learn more about prevention and treatment.

Inappropriate Urination / Defecation

Prevent and treat this concerning behavior using these tips.

Lumps and Bumps

Learn more about the types of lumps that you may find on your pet, and how your veterinarian may treat them.


Permanent identification is an important step in keeping your pet safe.

Nutrition and Pet Foods

Improve the quality of your pet's life with these nutrition tips.

Nail Trimming

Nail trimming is an important part of basic grooming for your pet.


Learn more about Parvovirus, a viral disease that is common in puppies worldwide.

Patellar Luxation

Learn more about the signs, diagnosis, and treatment of this common orthopedic issue seen in dogs.

Pet Insurance

Prepare for the unexpected, learn more about pet insurance today.

Physical Therapy for Disc Disease

Learn more about physical therapy for disc disease.

Puppy Training

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Retained Deciduous (Baby) Teeth

Learn more about retained deciduous teeth symptoms, risks, and management for dogs.

Reverse Sneezing & Tracheal Collapse

Learn more about Reverse Sneezing and Tracheal Collapse, two upper respiratory issues common in small breed dogs.


Learn more about"Ringworm,"a skin infection caused by a special group of fungi.

Sebaceous Cysts

Sebaceous cysts are common for dogs. Learn what to watch for to protect your pet.


Watching your pet experience a seizure is both frightening and disturbing, especially if it is a new experience. Learn more about seizures in pets.

Spondylosis Deformans

Learn more about Spondylosis signs and treatment.


Learn more about tapeworms in dogs and cats.

Umbilical Hernias

Learn more about umbilical hernias and how they may affect your pet.

Weight Loss in Pets

Your veterinarian can help you in evaluating a healthy weight for your pet. Some animals may have medical conditions which excess weight can make worse.

Why Spay and Neuter?

The decision to spay or neuter your pet is an important one that can affect their long-term health and behavior.