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.
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.
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.