Dogs are a great addition to any family. From being playful and cuddly to helping out their humans, dogs really are one of a kind. Today, our Montecito vets share some of the most interesting fun dog facts for kids.
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If your cat begins panting it can be quite concerning. After all, we expect this from our canine companions, but not our kitties. Today, our Montecito vets talk about why your cat may be breathing heavy and when you should seek veterinary care.
Rabies is a contagious virus that is easily spread and typically fatal for animals that contract it. Luckily, there is a vaccination that can help protect your pet. Today, our Montecito vets share the dangers of rabies in cats, the symptoms to watch for and how you can help protect your feline friend.
If your dog gets lost and someone finds them, the vet or animal control facility that they bring them to will scan your pup for a microchip to help them easily reunite you with your pet. Today, our Montecito vets talk about the benefits of microchipping your dog, how they work and if there are any risks involved.
While puppies can change the entire dynamic of your family for the better, you will need to provide more than just love and snuggles. Our Montecito vets share some information about adding a new puppy to your life and a helpful checklist for what to expect during their first vet visit.
Dogs like to eat things that they shouldn't and while normally this won't cause any issues there is a chance that they eat something that gets lodged in their digestive system. Here, our Montecito vets talk about the causes of intestinal blockages in dogs, the signs and when surgery may be needed.
When it comes to preventive care for your pet one of the easiest ways to protect them from serious diseases and conditions is through reproductive surgery. This surgery is also a great way to help prevent unwanted behaviors. Our Montecito vets share some information about spaying your female pet and how long you can expect the surgical procedure and recovery to take.
While most cat illnesses are quick to pass with the appropriate care there are some that are more dangerous than others and require care as soon as possible. Here our Montecito vets share some of the common illnesses that your cat may experience and the symptoms that accompany them.