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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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What Is The FVRCP Cat Vaccine

What Is The FVRCP Cat Vaccine

Our team believes 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 protects your cat's health.

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What Does Dog Ringworm Look Like?

What Does Dog Ringworm Look Like?

Ringworm is a fungal infection comparable to athlete's foot. It generates infectious spores, which are highly resilient and therefore difficult to remove from the environment. Ringworm can infect the skin of all animals, including dogs. Today, our Santa Barbara vets discuss ringworm in dogs and what it looks like.

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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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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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