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Our San Mateo veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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How to Prevent and Remove Foxtails From Your Dog

How to Prevent and Remove Foxtails From Your Dog

Foxtails are common, difficult to avoid, and can be dangerous to your dog if left untreated. Foxtails can get into your dog's ears, paws, and nose, causing major problems.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

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 San Mateo.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

In this post, our San Mateo vets explain how ticks thrive, including which signs to beware of, and how to keep these external parasites away from your pets and your family.  

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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?

Annual fecal exams give your San Mateo vet a chance to check your pet 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?

If left untreated, fleas may lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our San Mateo vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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