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

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Rainbow City vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs, and even death are the usual consequences for an underrated heartworm infestation in dogs and cats. In this post, our Rainbow City vets explore treatment options and explain why preventive medicine is the best thing for your animal companion(s).

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are spreaders of a number of serious diseases, and they are therefore dangerous to people and pets in Rainbow City. In this post, Central Valley Animal Hospital's 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. 

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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 Rainbow City 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 own the dishonorable distinction as the most common external parasite. They will make your pet miserable if they find a home in your pet's coat, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Rainbow City vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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

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