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Ear Infections in Cats

Ear Infections in Cats

Ear infections are a pretty uncommon occurrence in cats. When they do arise in our feline friends, however, they may be an indication of an underlying issue that may require some veterinary attention. Here, our Montecito vets explain some of the symptoms, causes and treatments for ear infections in cats. 

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Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder Stones in Dogs

Bladder stones can lead to urination problems for your dog, and can even become life-threatening if they completely block the bladder. In today’s post, our Montecito vets share what you need to know about bladder stones in dogs.

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What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

What is the most common cause of diarrhea in dogs?

Unexplained diarrhea in dogs can be a very distressing symptom for pet owners. Today our Montecito vets explain some common causes, and how to help stop diarrhea in dogs.

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Cat Dental Care - How to Clean Your Cats Teeth

Cat Dental Care - How to Clean Your Cats Teeth

Oral health care is just as important for dogs as regular dental care is for people - but many dogs do not get the cleanings they need and over 80% of US dogs suffer from some manner of dental disease. In today's post, our Montecito vets flag the signs of dental problems in dogs you should be aware of and explore the why, where, and how of doggy dental care.

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Do dogs need their teeth cleaned?

Do dogs need their teeth cleaned?

Oral health care is just as important for dogs as regular dental care is for people - but many dogs do not get the cleanings they need and over 80% of US dogs suffer from some manner of dental disease. In today's post, our Montecito vets flag the signs of dental problems in dogs you should be aware of and explore the why, where, and how of doggy dental care.

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Dog Depression, Anxiety, and Nerves - How to Know If Your Dog is Depressed

Dog Depression, Anxiety, and Nerves - How to Know If Your Dog is Depressed

Our dogs are not immune to the effects of depression, anxiety, or nervousness. In this, they are no different than their loving owners. Today, our Montecito vets discuss strategies to help depressed dogs find their joy again.

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Cat Vaccines - Outdoor and Indoor Cat Vaccination Schedules

Cat Vaccines - Outdoor and Indoor Cat Vaccination Schedules

Today our Montecito vets explain why vaccines for indoor cats are essential. It is a common myth that indoor cats do not need vaccinations as outdoor cats do; while there are some risk factors indoor cats are at greatly reduced danger from, they nonetheless are endangered by preventable diseases if their owners choose not to vaccinate.

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Cat Laryngitis - What are the Symptoms?

Cat Laryngitis - What are the Symptoms?

Making sure your dog or cat has an annual vet checkup is the best way to help them have long and happy lives.  When our furry friends have health complications, the earlier they can be treated the better as it allows for more effective and less invasive treatment.  Routine exams allow our Montecito vets to monitor your dog or cat's overall health and keep them fit for fetching.

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The Importance of Dog Checkups and Cat Checkups

The Importance of Dog Checkups and Cat Checkups

Making sure your dog or cat has an annual vet checkup is the best way to help them have long and happy lives.  When our furry friends have health complications, the earlier they can be treated the better as it allows for more effective and less invasive treatment.  Routine exams allow our Montecito vets to monitor your dog or cat's overall health and keep them fit for fetching.

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Why Dogs Chew Things They Shouldn't and How To Stop Them

Why Dogs Chew Things They Shouldn't and How To Stop Them

While chewing is a normal activity for any dog, you likely don't want to sacrifice your new shoes, socks or a favorite book to your dog's pastime of choice. If you're at the end of your rope with your dog's destructive chewing, our Montecito veterinarians are here to explain why your dog may be chewing and how to help curb this habit. 

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