A cat laying next to an ultrasound machine

Cat Diagnostic Imaging

Real-Time Ultrasound Imagine For Accurate Veterinary Diagnostics Ultrasound imaging is a veterinary diagnostic tool that uses high-frequency sound waves to produce real-time images of your pet’s internal systems. Painless and non-invasive, it offers a high degree of clarity when examining your critter companion’s organ, muscle, and bone functions. Often used in conjunction with digital X-rays, ultrasound…

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Cat Dental

Does Your Dog Have Bad Breath? Despite what many pet owners may believe, dog breath is not just a nuisance, it’s a sign of an unhealthy mouth. Bad breath is caused by bacteria. Over time, bacteria lead to plaque and tartar buildup on your pet’s teeth. The result is bad breath, reddened gums, and other…

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Cat Cardiology

How A Cat’s Heart Works A cat’s heart has four chambers. The two upper chambers are called the atrium (plural atria), and the lower chambers are called the ventricles. Additionally, the heart has a right and left side, each containing one atrium and one ventricle. A cat’s heart works as follows: Veins carry exhausted blood from the body…

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Cat Cancer

Diagnosing And Treating Cancer In Cats At Vida Veterinary Care, we understand that feline cancer is a devastating diagnosis. It is natural to feel highly emotional. However, a cat cancer diagnosis is not necessarily a hopeless one. Depending upon how early it is identified and the type of cancer involved, there are certainly options that…

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An orange cat laying down and having her eye exam

Wellness Care for Cats

Because our veterinarians believe strongly in prevention and early disease detection, we recommend twice yearly exams for all pets in. In addition to these vaccines, our veterinary team recommends including regular blood work to identify diseases. We also recommend checking your pet’s stool twice yearly to identify intestinal parasites which can affect both their health…

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