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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.