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Is Your Dog's Mouth Cleaner Than Yours?

Is Your Dog's Mouth Cleaner Than Yours?

It has always been a common saying that "a dog's mouth is cleaner than a humans". Our Montecito vets talk about how clean your dog's mouth really is and why you should avoid your dog's saliva. 

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

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

We might think that it's cute and harmless when our feline friend fills out a bit. Unfortunately, that little bit of extra weight can have a serious negative effect on your cat's overall health. Our Montecito vets discuss ways to tell if your cat is overweight and when you should be concerned. 

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Best Food for Dogs with Allergies

Best Food for Dogs with Allergies

While not common, allergies in dogs can be unpleasant for both you and your pup. Luckily, there are ways you can help. Our vets here in Montecito offer suggestions on what the best types of food are to ease your dog's food allergies. 

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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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