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What is whipworm in dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

What is whipworm in dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Whipworms can cause various issues in your pet, ranging from discomfort to serious illness. Here, our Montecito vets discuss whipworms in dogs and share the signs, symptoms and how they can be treated and prevented.

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Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear mites are external parasites that easily spread between infected animals. They can cause several uncomfortable symptoms. Here, our Montecito vets discuss the causes of ear mite infections in cats, the symptoms, and how to treat an infestation.

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Signs of Infection After Spaying or Neutering Your Dog

Signs of Infection After Spaying or Neutering Your Dog

Preventive care goes beyond vaccines and parasite prevention, it also includes reproductive surgeries. Will the risk of issues is low, you should still know what to look for. Here, our Montecito vets list ways to recognize signs of an infection or complication after spaying or neutering your dog.

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Understanding Soft Tissue Surgery in Pets

Understanding Soft Tissue Surgery in Pets

Some surgeries are performed to treat issues affecting the soft tissues of pets like wound repair, removing blockages and managing reproductive health. Here, our vets in Montecito share a variety of information about soft tissue surgery for cats and dogs and what to expect if your pet has a surgical procedure.

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Broken Jaws in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

Broken Jaws in Dogs: Causes & Treatments

Like other broken bones, jaw fractures can happen when it's least expected and usually through an accident or trauma. Here, our Montecito vets talk about what happens when a dog has a broken jaw and how surgery can be used to repair the damage.

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Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

Diarrhea in Cats: Common Causes & When It's Serious

While we do everything we can to keep our pets safe and healthy, they may still experience illness at times. A common issue affecting cats is gastrointestinal upset which can lead to diarrhea. Here, our Montecito vets talk about the causes and symptoms of diarrhea, how to stop diarrhea in cats, and when it may be time to bring them to the vet.

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Hookworms in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Hookworms in Dogs: Signs, Treatment & Prevention

Intestinal parasites can have a serious impact on the internal health of your companion. Here, our vets in Montecito discuss the impact of hookworms in dogs and puppies, the symptoms your pet may experience, and how they can be prevented.

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Is Your Dog Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

Is Your Dog Overweight? Signs, Symptoms & What to Do

While a chubby dog may seem adorable, that extra weight can actually be quite detrimental to their overall health. Here, our vets in Montecito discuss the signs of an overweight dog, share a helpful chart for visualizing your dog's weight and offer advice for keeping them lean and healthy.

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Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & How To Help

Anxiety & Depression in Dogs: Causes, Symptoms & How To Help

Sometimes our canine companions can feel a little blue. While the occasional sign isn't usually a concern, there are times when you should reach out to your vet. Our Montecito vets talk about some of the symptoms of depression and anxiety in dogs and when you should schedule an exam.

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Fun Dog Facts for Kids

Fun Dog Facts for Kids

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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