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Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Pet Eating Problems: Why Won't My Dog Eat?

Has your dog turned their nose up at their food for no reason? Today, our Santa Barbara vets share a few of the possible reasons why your dog is not eating, and what you should do.

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Do I Have an Overweight Cat?

Do I Have an Overweight Cat?

You might think a big chubby cat is adorable, and you're not wrong, but it's actually not great for their overall health. Our Santa Barbara vets talk about why even a few extra ounces of weight can harm your cat's health.

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What Is The Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

What Is The Best Dog Food For Senior Dogs

Once our dogs reach their senior years, their diet plays an even bigger roll in their health. Today, our Santa Barbara vets address questions about geriatric care and the best types of food for senior dogs.

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Puppy’s First Vet Visit

Puppy’s First Vet Visit

Your new puppy is finally home with you and you've got all the essentials. Now you need to book your new puppy's first vet appointment. Our Santa Barbara veterinarians explain what to expect and what to bring to your first appointment.

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Why Is My Cat Breathing Fast?

Why Is My Cat Breathing Fast?

Cats will often breathe fast if they are anxious or exerting themselves, but if your cat is breathing rapidly with no cause it could be due to an underlying health condition. Our vets share some causes of fast breathing in cats and when you should be concerned.

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How To Treat Constipation In Dogs

How To Treat Constipation In Dogs

Constipation can be very uncomfortable for dogs and concerning for dog owners. Our Santa Barbara vets share signs of constipation in dogs, causes and tips for treating the condition.

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My Cat Won't Drink Water! What Should I Do?

My Cat Won't Drink Water! What Should I Do?

Your cat needs to stay hydrated. If your cat won't drink water these tips from our Santa Barbara vets may help to explain why your cat won't drink and what you can do to help.

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The Reality of Excessive Panting in Dogs

The Reality of Excessive Panting in Dogs

Have you been noticing your dog panting, but they haven't been playing or exercising? In this blog, our Santa Barbara vets share some potential reasons why your dog may be panting excessively and when you should bring them to the vet.

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Kitten's First Vet Visit

Kitten's First Vet Visit

So you have just brought home a new kitten. Congratulations! Make sure to schedule their first vet checkup, as well as routine exams going forward. To help you prepare, our Santa Barbara vets discuss what to expect at your kitten's first visit.

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How Often Should Your Dog Go To The Vet?

How Often Should Your Dog Go To The Vet?

Regular veterinary checkups and preventive care provide your dog with the best chance at a long and healthy life. Today, our Santa Barbara vets explain how often your dog should go to the vet.

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