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Our Benicia veterinarians believe that providing pet parents with the information they can use is a key step in promoting optimal health in pets. In our informative blogs, we share tips to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a life-threatening condition that results in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets. In Benicia this disease is typically found in dogs, ferrets and sometimes cats. Today, our vets explain why the prevention of heartworm is essential.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are potentially dangerous parasites that can spread a number of serious diseases to people and pets. Today, our Benicia vets explain how these external parasites survive, including the signs to watch for, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and 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 a tick-transmitted disease commonly seen across the world. Here, our Benicia vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, signs to watch for, and treatment options for Lyme disease in pets.

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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 Benicia 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 Benicia vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Animal Clinic of Benicia is accepting new patients! Our skilled vets are passionate about the health of Benicia companion animals. Contact us today to book your pet's first appointment.

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