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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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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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Signs of Gingivitis In Cats

Signs of Gingivitis In Cats

Dental problems can be extremely painful for our feline companions. Like humans, cats with poor oral health can develop oral health issues such as gingivitis. Our Santa Barbara vets share signs and causes, as well as how the disease is diagnosed and treated.

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How Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

How Prevent Periodontal Disease in Dogs

A dog's oral health has a direct impact on their overall health but unfortunately, most of our canine patients don't get the dental healthcare they need to prevent oral health issues such as periodontal disease. Here, our Santa Barbara vets explain how periodontal disease in dogs can be treated and prevented. 

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What Is Giardia In Cats

What Is Giardia In Cats

Giardia is a group of parasites that can infect people, as well as cats and dogs, leading to symptoms such as diarrhea and an upset stomach. Today our Santa Barbara vets share tips on how to tell if your cat may be infected with Giardia, and how to help resolve symptoms and prevent family members and other pets from infection.

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How To Tell If Your Dog Has A Fever

How To Tell If Your Dog Has A Fever

It can be challenging to know for sure if your dog has a fever. Today, our Santa Barbara vets explain how to spot a fever in dogs, what could be causing your pup's fever, associated symptoms, and what to do.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Santa Barbara. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Santa Barbara vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.  

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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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