What You Need to Know About Skin Allergies in Pets

What You Need to Know About Skin Allergies in Pets

Spring Skin Allergies in Pets As spring brings warmer weather and new growth, it also brings something more threatening—pollen. This yellow substance triggers irritating allergies in people and pets alike and can cause a wide variety of signs in suffering pets. Read...

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5 Ways to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy Warm Weather

5 Ways to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy Warm Weather

5 Ways to Help Your Cat Safely Enjoy Warm Weather As the spring weather warms and summer approaches, you may be looking to enjoy the warmer weather with your pet. Try the following five ways to spice up your cat’s spring and summer. #1: Build your cat a catio You’ve...

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3 Tips To Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Dog

3 Tips To Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Dog

3 Tips To Prevent Lyme Disease in Your Dog Black-legged, or deer, ticks are the species responsible for transmitting Lyme disease to dogs and people. No longer limited to the East Coast, Lyme disease is spreading across the country and can infect dogs in any...

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Hairball Prevention for Your Cat

Hairball Prevention for Your Cat

Hairball Prevention for Your Cat As a cat owner, a few hairballs every now and then from your cat likely won't draw any special attention. But do you know why cats produce hairballs? Let’s take a closer look at why hairballs occur and what you need to do about them....

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3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat

3 Ways to Respect Your Cat March 28 is Respect Your Cat Day! While proud felines typically demand our respect and unwavering devotion every day of the year, make it a point to cater to their unique needs on their noteworthy holiday. Try the following ways to show your...

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Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins

Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins

Danger Alert! Common Pet Toxins  Household toxins are a common source of pet poisoning, particularly in the kitchen or bathroom. However, potential hazards can lurk everywhere, including in your garage, garden, and cupboards. Brush up on your toxin knowledge to keep...

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Ways to Show Your Pet Your Love on Valentine’s Day

Ways to Show Your Pet Your Love on Valentine’s Day

4 Ways to Show How Much You Love Your Pet on Valentine’s Day Valentine's Day is right around the corner! Have you figured out how you wanted to spoil your furry sweetheart yet? With the following suggestions compiled by our team at El Gato Veterinary Hospital, you...

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3 Reasons Why You Should Spay Your Pet

3 Reasons Why You Should Spay Your Pet

3 Reasons Why You Should Spay Your Pet Did you know that spaying your pet provides many health benefits? Here are three reasons why spaying your female cat or dog is essential. #1: Spaying your pet greatly reduces their risk of developing mammary cancer By spaying...

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February 2022 Newsletter: Barks & Meows

February 2022 Newsletter: Barks & Meows

…skilled service…compassionate care“Springtime is the land awakening. The March winds are the morning yawn.” - Lewis GrizzardHealthy Teeth – Healthy Pet Dental disease is important for overall oral health but also can affect other organs, especially kidneys and heart....

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