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Our veterinarians at San Roque Pet Hospital help to share tips, advice and information in order to keep you pets happy and healthy.

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Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppy & Kitten: Are They a Good Match?

Puppies and kittens may look adorable when photographed together and they can keep each other company, but there are some considerations that pet owners should keep in mind when raising a puppy and kitten in the same home. Here, our Santa Barbara vets explain what they are. 

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How Long Can I Leave My Cat Alone?

How Long Can I Leave My Cat Alone?

Cats may seem indifferent, but evidence suggests that cats can get lonely without company. Here, our Santa Barbara vets explain how long you can leave a cat alone, and give tips for keeping your cat safe and content while you are away.

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Why is My Dog Limping

Why is My Dog Limping

Limping is one of the most common reasons that our Santa Barbara vets see dogs at our animal hospital. Today we look at some causes of limping in dogs, what you can do to help and when to see a vet.

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Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia in Cats

Pneumonia is due to inflammation of the lungs and airways and can occur in cats for many different reasons. Today our Santa Barbara vets share more about the causes, symptoms and treatment for pneumonia in cats. 

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About Anaplasmosis in Dogs

About Anaplasmosis in Dogs

Tick-borne diseases pose a serious health threat for people and pets across the country. Spread by the black-legged deer tick, Anaplasmosis is one such disease. Today our Santa Barbara vets share the symptoms of Anaplasmosis in dogs and how this potentially serious condition is treated.

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How Often Should You Take A Cat to the Vet

How Often Should You Take A Cat to the Vet

Here, our Santa Barbara vets explain why bringing your cat to the vet is so important, and how often you should take your cat to the vet for a checkup. 

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FVRCP Cat Vaccine

FVRCP Cat Vaccine

At San Roque Pet Hospital our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Santa Barbara vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. Here's how the FVRCP vaccine protects your cat's health.

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Can a Dog Have a Reaction to the Bordetella Vaccine?

Can a Dog Have a Reaction to the Bordetella Vaccine?

In today's article, our Santa Barbara vets discuss the possible side effects of dog vaccinations for Bordetella and answer other frequently asked questions surrounding optional shots for dogs. 

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What To Expect When Your Kitten Is Teething

What To Expect When Your Kitten Is Teething

Do kittens teeth? Cats, like people, have baby teeth that fall out before their permanent teeth emerge. In today's post, our Santa Barbara veterinarians explain kitten teething and how you can help.

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What to Expect From Dog Tooth Extraction

What to Expect From Dog Tooth Extraction

In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. Here, our Santa Barbara vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed. 

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Welcoming Cats & Dogs to Our Animal Hospital 

San Roque Pet Hospital welcomes cats, dogs, and their people to our clinic! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Santa Barbara companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's appointment.

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