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Affordable Veterinary Care - Finding Financial Assistance

Affordable Veterinary Care - Finding Financial Assistance

Where to Find Affordable Veterinary Care Options It could happen to anyone with a pet: You’ve always managed to give your pet the medical care they deserve, but because of unexpected circumstances, you’re faced with vet expenses that are far beyond your ability to afford them. No owner wants a pet to suffer because medical…

Tick-Borne Diseases: How to Keep Your Pet Safe from Them

Tick-Borne Diseases: How to Keep Your Pet Safe from Them

8 Tips to Prevent Tick-Borne Diseases Posts by: Dr. Nancy Kay, DVM, DACVIM Ticks are such annoying little creatures, but far more significant than the nuisance factor is their ability to spread disease. Ticks that embed in a dog’s skin can transmit a variety of serious and even life threatening infectious tick-borne diseases including: Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Ehrlichiosis…

Cat Dental Care - Cats Need Good Oral Health Too!

Cat Dental Care - Cats Need Good Oral Health Too!

According to the American Veterinary Dental Society, 70% of cats age three and older have dental disease.  However, few pet owners in Naples acknowledge the importance and take action. Cat dental care is just as important as dental care is for people. Like humans, dental disease in cats, if left unchecked, can lead to life threatening conditions. Immediate problems include…

Why All Dogs Should Be Vaccinated

Why All Dogs Should Be Vaccinated

Dog Vaccinations Are Very Important Dog vaccinations have become commonplace today, as they can effectively prevent potentially serious canine diseases like distemper, rabies, and hepatitis. Not only can regular vaccinations protect your pet’s health, they can also keep the human members of your family healthy as well — some canine illnesses can be transferred to humans. While annual vaccinations…