Pet Care Tips

On this blog our Novato veterinarians share some interesting tips and advice on how you can help your pets stay happy and healthy.

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Cyanosis in Dogs

Cyanosis in Dogs

If you observe your dog's skin turning purple or bluish, it could be a sign of cyanosis. Our veterinarians in Novato have written a blog post detailing the causes, risks, treatment options, and prognosis of cyanosis in dogs.

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ECG for Pets: When it's Needed?

ECG for Pets: When it's Needed?

In this article, our veterinary experts at Novato will talk about ECGs (electrocardiograms) for dogs and cats. You will learn when your vet may need to order an ECG for your pet and how to interpret the results. Understanding your pet's ECG results will help you make informed decisions about their healthcare.

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Signs of Pain & Discomfort in Dogs

Signs of Pain & Discomfort in Dogs

It can be concerning to see your dog suffering from pain or discomfort. In this post, our Novato explain how dogs tend to handle this, how they show pain or discomfort, and how to know when your dog is suffering and when they might require urgent care. 

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Dog Behavior Changes After Vaccination

Dog Behavior Changes After Vaccination

Vaccinating your dog is important, as the benefits usually outweigh the risks of reactions to the vaccines. However, some dogs can react to getting their shots. Our Novato vets have provided information on the most common reactions to vaccines in dogs and guidance on what to do if your furry friend has a reaction.

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Importance of Parasite Control in Dogs

Importance of Parasite Control in Dogs

Parasites are a constant danger to your dog that can range from an annoyance to life-threatening. In this post, our Novato vets will go over some of the parasites and why it is so important to prevent the infection and practice parasite control for dogs.

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Mental Health Benefits of Having Pets

Mental Health Benefits of Having Pets

In this blog post, our vets in Novato will uncover the profound impact of pets on mental well-being and reveal how having a furry companion actively contributes to a happier and healthier life.

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Are Pet Wellness Plans Worth It For Routine Care?

Are Pet Wellness Plans Worth It For Routine Care?

If your vet offers Pet Wellness Plans you may not be sure how they could benefit you and your pet. Below, our Novato vets provide 4 benefits to consider when deciding whether a Pet Wellness Plan is right for you.

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6 Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans

6 Benefits of Pet Wellness Plans

Are you curious about why more and more pet owners are signing up for wellness plans? Today, our Novato veterinarians discuss some of the advantages of wellness plans for your beloved canine or feline companion.

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What is parainfluenza in dogs?

What is parainfluenza in dogs?

CPIV is a virus that infects dogs worldwide and causes respiratory illness. Our veterinarians at Novato explain the symptoms, causes, and treatment of parainfluenza in dogs today.

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Rabies in Dogs

Rabies in Dogs

Rabies is a scary, highly contagious disease. Dog owners might wonder what the signs of rabies are, and if it can be treated at all. Here, our Novato vets offer information about the rabies virus, how it can be prevented, and its symptoms.

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