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Broken Jaws in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

Broken Jaws in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

Dogs may experience significant pain and fear when they sustain a jawbone fracture. The veterinarians at Ruckersville Animal Hospital are available to guide you through understanding the causes of this injury, the appropriate treatment, and how to care for your furry friend afterward.

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Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How To Stop Them

Dog Chewing Problems: Why They Chew & How To Stop Them

When you get a new dog or puppy you likely expect some amount of chewing. But how do you get them to only chew on their own toys? Here, our Ruckersville vets share some of the common reasons behind chewing in dogs and ways that you can get them to stop.

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Dog Tooth Extractions: What to Expect

Dog Tooth Extractions: What to Expect

If your canine companion has a tooth that is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. In today's post, our Ruckersville vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed. 

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A Guide to Wound Care for Dogs

A Guide to Wound Care for Dogs

While injuries are fairly common among dogs and most will be small and manageable, there might be times when your dog will require a bit of extra care. Here, our Ruckersville vets share some advice for dog wound care while at home, when you should consider seeing a vet, and how to speed up recovery.

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Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Caring for your dog's teeth is a crucial part of their overall care. This can help to prevent serious dental conditions from developing. Our vets in Ruckersville talk about the common types of teeth problems in dogs and how they can be prevented with veterinary dentistry.

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Best Dog Breeds for Kids

Best Dog Breeds for Kids

Looking for a great dog companion for your kids? Here are 10 great big and small dog breeds for kids that our Ruckersville vets recommend that you consider for your family. 

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Fun Dog Facts for Kids

Fun Dog Facts for Kids

Dogs are a great addition to any family. From being playful and cuddly to helping their humans, dogs really are one of a kind. Today, our Ruckersville vets share some of the most interesting fun dog facts for kids.

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Best Dog House for Cold Weather

Best Dog House for Cold Weather

Once the weather turns cold, you’ll want to invest in plans and designs for a cold weather dog house to keep your pooch warm during cold weather. Today, our Ruckersville vets share some tips on how to choose the best dog house for cold weather.

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Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

Kitten's First Vet Visit: What to Expect

So you have just brought home a little bundle of joy. Congratulations! But make sure you're scheduling your first veterinary appointment, as well as routine exams going forward. To help you prepare, our Ruckersville vets discuss what to expect at your kitten's first appointment.

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Tips & Advice On Dog Training

Tips & Advice On Dog Training

You're the proud new pet parent of a beautiful young puppy or rescue dog now it's up to you to start their training! Today, our Ruckersville vets share some of the best dog training advice to help get you started. 

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