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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Santa Rosa. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our 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

A number of serious diseases can be spread by ticks. This parasite is therefore dangerous to both people and pets. Today, our Santa Rosa vets describe how these external parasites thrive, including which signs you should watch for. Also: tips on how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family. 

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Many cat illnesses and their symptoms may worry you. They may even be deadly if left untreated for too long. Our Santa Rosa vets offer some insight into signs and symptoms you should be weary of. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Taking your pet into your veterinarian's office for annual fecal exams is the best way to keep your pet - and your family - safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecals provide your Santa Rosa vet an opportunity to check for parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

The most common external parasite can make your pet miserable! Untreated fleas can even lead to infections and cause serious disease. Our Santa Rosa vets describe early signs of fleas, and steps to take if your pet does have fleas.

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