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Our Montecito Veterinary Center veterinarians in Santa Rosa share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Can Cats Get Colds?

Can Cats Get Colds?

Cat colds are known as upper respiratory infections and exhibit similar symptoms to the human cold. Here, our Santa Rosa vets explain more about cat colds and when to seek veterinary care.

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Is Your Cat Overweight? How To Tell

Is Your Cat Overweight? How To Tell

You might think a chunky, well-fed cat is a happy cat, but unfortunately, carrying around even a few extra pounds of weight can affect their overall health. Today our Santa Rosa vets explain what to do if your cat is overweight. 

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What Is Hyperthyroidism In Cats?

What Is Hyperthyroidism In Cats?

Hyperthyroidism is usually diagnosed in cats who are middle-aged and older. Today, our Santa Rosa vets explain the condition, potential complications and more.

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Common Dog Diabetes Symptoms

Common Dog Diabetes Symptoms

Our Santa Rosa vets see diabetes in dogs frequently. While treatments are available for diabetes in dogs, there is no cure. Today, we look at some of the most common symptoms of diabetes in dogs, and the available treatments.

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Stages Of Kidney Failure In Cats

Stages Of Kidney Failure In Cats

The kidneys perform several essential functions and play a vital role in your cat's health. Today, our Santa Rosa vets explain some of the causes, treatments, and signs of end stage kidney failure in cats.

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Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Dogs

Inflammatory Bowel Disease In Dogs

Our Santa Rosa vets at Montecito Veterinary Center often treat dogs with inflammatory bowel disease (IBD), and while there is no cure, often times IBD can be managed. Today we look at the prognosis for dogs with IBD.

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Can Cats Have Asthma?

Can Cats Have Asthma?

Asthma in cats is often an allergic reaction to allergens and can occur in roughly 1-5% of cats. Our Santa Rosa vets share some of the most common symptoms of this condition, and how it can be treated. 

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Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

Teething Puppies: Tips & Tricks

The teething phase can be tough for puppy owners. Pain caused by teething often leads our four-legged babies to chew on things they shouldn't. Today, our Santa Rosa vets share advice on how to get through this difficult stage.

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Cat Gingivitis: How It's Treated

Cat Gingivitis: How It's Treated

Dental problems in cats can be very painful and as many as 85 percent of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease starting with gingivitis. With sufficient care, this stage is reversible, and our Santa Rosa vets will help you get there.

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What To Expect With Dog Tooth Extractions

What To Expect With Dog Tooth Extractions

In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed, an extraction may be necessary to stop infection and allow for healing. Here, our Santa Rosa vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed. 

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