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Our Lacey veterinarians share valuable tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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How to know if your dog has an ear infection?

How to know if your dog has an ear infection?

Dog ears are incredibly unique, from their various sizes to their internal shape. Unfortunately, this can lead to more frequent ear infections. Here, our vets in Lacey discuss how to know if a dog has an ear infection and when to take them for an exam.

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What to Expect at my Kitten's First Vet Visit

What to Expect at my Kitten's First Vet Visit

Once you've introduced your kitten to the family and have them settled, you should schedule an appointment with a vet. Here, our emergency vets in Lacey discuss what to expect at your kitten's first vet visit, including what to bring and questions to ask.

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What is endoscopy for pets, and why is it important?

What is endoscopy for pets, and why is it important?

Endoscopy aims to identify the internal condition causing symptoms such as loss of appetite, vomiting, or diarrhea in pets. Here, our Lacey emergency pet vets discuss endoscopy in dogs and cats and how they are performed in veterinary diagnostic labs.

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How to Tell If My Cat Is Pregnant

How to Tell If My Cat Is Pregnant

Unspayed female cats can quickly become pregnant with even a single adventure outside the home. They can also have more than one litter each year. Here, our emergency vets in Lacey share the answer to 'How to tell if my cat is pregnant' and what to expect during pregnancy, labor and delivery.

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My Dog Ate Gum: Is it dangerous?

My Dog Ate Gum: Is it dangerous?

Dogs love to chomp on anything they can find. Unfortunately, sometimes what they find is toxic, like gum containing xylitol. Our Lacey vets discuss what happens if a dog eats chewing gum, when it's an emergency and the steps you should take.

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Facial Swelling in Dogs

Facial Swelling in Dogs

Some medical issues like allergies can cause a dog's face to puff up along with other uncomfortable and potentially dangerous symptoms. Here, our Lacey emergency vets share the causes and symptoms and explain how to reduce facial swelling in dogs.

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What is animal critical care?

What is animal critical care?

Pets can sometimes experience sudden and severe trauma, injuries or illnesses that require intensive care and the help of specialized veterinarians. Here, our Lacey emergency veterinarians share some information about animal critical care, what to expect in an ICU and how they can help your pet in serious emergencies.

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Ear Bleeding in Dogs

Ear Bleeding in Dogs

While blood in your dog's ears can be a sign of a simple issue like a bug bite, other issues can be serious and time-sensitive. Here, our Lacey emergency vets discuss the causes and symptoms of bleeding in your dog's ears and when it is necessary to seek veterinary care.

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Dog Wound Care & Healing Stages

Dog Wound Care & Healing Stages

Accidents happen and most of the time you will likely be able to manage caring for your dog at home. But when should you visit the vet? Here, our Lacey vets talk about the different types of wounds and stages of healing and share some important information about dog wound care.

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Giardia in Dogs

Giardia in Dogs

Giardia is a parasite that makes its home in the intestines of mammals. This parasite is extremely contagious and potentially fatal in certain circumstances. Here, our Lacey vets discuss Giardia infections in dogs, the symptoms your pup may experience, and how it is treated and prevented.

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At Olympia Pet Emergency, you can always access our full complement of emergency services without an appointment. We treat both walk-in patients and referrals for urgent veterinary care.

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