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Pet Care Tips
Pet insurance and wellness plans are two very different options available to pet owners to try and help make their companion's care more affordable. There are distinct benefits each offer, but it's important that you understand the differences between the two of them. Here, our Capitola vets explain some more about wellness plans and pet insurance.
Heartworm disease is a serious parasite-borne condition that can impact your pet's health, resulting in heart failure, lung disease and even death for dogs, cats or ferrets in the Capitola area. Here, our vets explain why the prevention of this disease is so important.
Ticks are capable of spreading a number of quite serious diseases and, therefore, can be quite dangerous both to people and to pets. Here, our Capitola veterinarians explain the factors in the success of these parasites, what signs to beware of and how to keep them away from your family and your pet.
Getting your pet their yearly fecal exam at your vet's office is one of the best ways you can keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecal exams give your vet an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before a more serious condition arises.
Fleas are one of the most common external parasites in the world and are capable of making your pet absolutely miserable. If they aren't promptly treated, they may even lead to infectious diseases for more serious health issues. Here, our Capitola vets explain the early signs fo fleas and what to do if your pet has them.
New Patients Welcome
Santa Cruz Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Capitola companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.