After your dog has had surgery, you play a pivotal role in helping them to recover effectively. Attentive, diligent post-op care is essential to help them return to their daily routine as quickly as possible. Today, our Placentia vets share some tips for how to care for your dog after surgery.
Joint pain is a common condition that affects dogs of all ages, affecting their quality of life and, if untreated, can develop into serious conditions. It may be difficult to notice your dog is experiencing joint pain unless you know what it looks like. Here, our Placentia vets walk you through joint pain in dogs.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Placentia. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.
Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Placentia vets explain how these external parasites thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep ticks away from your pets and your family.
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 fecal exams give your Placentia vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.
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 Placentia vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.