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For tips and advice on caring for dogs and cats from our Memphis vets, please check in on the Stage Road Animal Hospital blog regularly.

Dog & Puppy Vaccine Schedules

Dog & Puppy Vaccine Schedules

Vaccination schedules are an essential part of dogs' long-term health care. Find out what vaccines your puppy or dog needs, and when they need them.

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Getting Your Cat Fixed: What To Expect

Getting Your Cat Fixed: What To Expect

Getting your cat spayed or neutered comes with a variety of benefits. Here, our Memphis vets explain when you should get your cat or kitten fixed, and how it's beneficial.

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: What To Expect

Getting Your Dog Fixed: What To Expect

Spaying and neutering come with many behavioural and medical benefits for dogs. Here, our Memphis vets explain when you should get your dog or puppy spayed or neutered, and how it's beneficial.

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Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment & Diagnosis

Lyme Disease: Symptoms, Treatment & Diagnosis

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world is Lyme disease. Here, our Memphis vets explain what symptoms to look out for and how they can diagnose and treat your pet.

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Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Preventing Heartworm in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that results in severe lung disease, heart failure, other organ damage, and death in pets, mainly dogs, cats and ferrets. Here, our Memphis vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are a danger to pets and to people! These external parasites that can spread a number of serious diseases. Here, our Memphis vets explain what to look for, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.

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How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

How do I know if my dog or cat has fleas?

The most common external parasite that can affect your dog or cat is fleas. Fleas can make your pet miserable if left untreated, but can also lead to infection and cause more serious diseases. To help you detect fleas early, below, our Memphis vets share some signs of flea infestations and ways to keep your pet happy and healthy.

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

Wellness plans and pet insurance are two different options for helping make your pet’s healthcare more affordable. Here's a little from our Memphis vets on the benefits and differences of each of these options.

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Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

The best way to ensure that your pet and your household are safe from intestinal parasites is with yearly routine fecal exams. Intestinal parasites are difficult to detect with a standard veterinary examinations, but fecals allow your vet to spot problems and treat them quickly.

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Client Comments About Our Quality of Care

  • This is the best animal hospital I have ever been to. The entire staff is compassionate, friendly, and very genuine. They treat me and my animals with respect. The vets are very patient and very educated. I have only good things to say!
    - Lindsey F.

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