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15 Cute Cat Breeds For Your And Your Family

15 Cute Cat Breeds For Your And Your Family

If you're looking for a cat for your family, you might be wondering about the cutest cat breeds that will cuddle with your family for a long time to come. Today, our Capitola vets share more about 15 of their favorite cute cat breeds.

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Senior Dog Care: Tips For Making Your Pet Happy And Healthy

Senior Dog Care: Tips For Making Your Pet Happy And Healthy

If your dog is 'getting on' in years, there are several things to keep in mind for your aging pooch. Today our Capitola vets discuss senior dogs, their needs, and what you can do to help your pet live out their golden years happily.

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What To Expect When Your Cat Is Expecting: Pregnancy in Cats

What To Expect When Your Cat Is Expecting: Pregnancy in Cats

Our Capitola vets get a fair number of questions from pet parents about how to tell if their cat is pregnant, and what to do if she is. Read on for ways to tell if your cat is going to have kittens, and how to plan and prepare. 

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Signs, Causes and Treatment of Heatstroke in Dogs

Signs, Causes and Treatment of Heatstroke in Dogs

Concerned that your dog might be experiencing heatstroke? Learn more about signs of heatstroke, causes, and treatment from our Capitola vets. Read on for some preventive tips to keep your pup feeling cool!

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Which Plants Are Poisonous To Dogs?

Which Plants Are Poisonous To Dogs?

As a responsible pet parent, you probably already know not to give your dog a chocolate bar as a treat. But did you know there are many plants that are toxic to dogs as well? Today our emergency vets in Capitola discuss the many plants that are poisonous to dogs, the symptoms you should look for, and how they can be treated.

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How Can I Help A Cat Or Dog That Is Choking?

How Can I Help A Cat Or Dog That Is Choking?

If your dog or cat starts to choke on something lodged in their mouth or throat, attempt the following steps from our Capitola veterinary emergency team.

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Why Is My Dog Panting At Night?

Why Is My Dog Panting At Night?

Although panting during a warm day or while playing fetch is normal for dogs, excessive panting at night can be cause for concern. Besides causing sleepless nights for you and your dog, nighttime panting can be an indication that something is amiss. Today, our Capitola vets discuss signs, causes, and when to go to the vet.

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Labored Breathing in Cats & Dogs

Labored Breathing in Cats & Dogs

Does your cat or dog's panting mean that they're experiencing labored breathing? Today, our Capitola vets and team share more about labored breathing in dogs and cats.

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Parvovirus in Dogs: Symptoms & Prevention

Parvovirus in Dogs: Symptoms & Prevention

Parvovirus is a serious, highly contagious, virus that is spread between dogs. Today, our Capitola vets discuss how parvovirus spreads and how you can prevent it. 

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Why Vaccines Are Essential For Cats (Even Indoor Cats)

Why Vaccines Are Essential For Cats (Even Indoor Cats)

If you're on the fence about spending the money and time to get your cat vaccinated, this post is for you! Our Capitola vets explain why cat vaccinations are important and what they protect your cat against.

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