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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the veterinarian you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you be looking for in a new vet?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Cats & Dogs

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Cats & Dogs

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 Berkeley. 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. Our Berkeley 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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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world. In this post, our Berkeley vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for, and treatment options. 

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Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Why should I bring my pet in for a fecal exam?

Getting yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals give your Berkeley vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Berkeley vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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