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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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You want to choose a vet with right qualifications to take care of your pet because you love your furry companion and want the best veterinary care for them. Thats why our Novato vets share some of the qualifications you should look for when choosing a veterinarian. 

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are two different options to make your pet's health care more affordable, Wellness Plans and pet insurance. It's important to understand the differences between them. Today our Novato vets explain the specific and distinct benefits of Wellness Plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease can cause lung disease, heart failure, damage to other organs in your pet's body and even death, making it a serious health condition for animals in Novato. Our vets at South Novato Animal Hospital usually see this condition in cats, dogs and ferrets. Today these knowledgable veterinarians explain how prevention is key.

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Common Illnesses & Symptoms In Cats

Common Illnesses & Symptoms In Cats

There are many illnesses and symptoms cats can get that worry their owners, some of the conditions can even be fatal if they go too long with out treatment. Today the Novato veterinarians talk about the signs and symptoms cat owners should keep an eye out for. 

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Why Does My Pet Need A Fecal Exam?

Why Does My Pet Need A Fecal Exam?

Bringing your pet to the vet for a fecal exam once a year is the best way to keep your cat or dog and family protected from intestinal parasites. These exams provide your Novato vet with the opportunity to examine your furry friend for intestinal parasites in order to stop any problems before they can become serious.

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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?

The most common external parasite that can make your cat or dog miserable is Fleas. If fleas go untreated, they can cause serious diseases and infections. Thats why our Novato veterinarians are talking to you about the early signs of these parasites and what you can do to get rid of them. 

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