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Pet Care Tips

Our Oceanside veterinary team shares helpful tips and advice for raising happy and healthy pets in our bi-weekly blog covering all manners of companion animal welfare.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious illness that can be fatal for pets. Our Oceanside vets explain why prevention is key and the best ways to protect your pet.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can transmit serious diseases to humans and pets. Our Oceanside vets explain how these parasites thrive and how to spot a tick bite.

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Many cat illnesses and symptoms can be frightening or even fatal if left untreated. Our Oceanside vets explain the warning signs.

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

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Surfside Animal Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health of Oceanside companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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