Whipworms are a fairly common intestinal parasite in dogs. They can live in your pup's large intestine and cecum, causing irritation and a range of other symptoms. Here, our Santa Clarita vets tell you how you can recognize whipworms in dogs, including how they are treated and prevented.
Pet Care Tips
Annual routine wellness exams (pet checkups) provide your vet with the chance to monitor the health of your cat or dog and detect any signs of disease or illness early. In this blog, our Santa Clarita vets express the importance of taking your cat or dog to the vet annually for routine wellness exams.
Dog's need to eat regularly to stay happy and healthy, which makes it concerning when they are not eating enough or anything at all. Today, our Santa Clarita vets discuss the possible reasons why your dog isn't eating, what to do when your dog won't eat, and when to worry.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, damage to organs, and even death for pets in Santa Clarita. The disease is generally found in cats, dogs and ferrets. In this post, our vets explain why prevention is essential when it comes to heartworm disease.
Ticks are responsible for the spread of a number of serious diseases and pose a serious health risk to both people and pets. Here, our Santa Clarita 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.
Lyme disease is one of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world and can negatively impact the health of pets and their people. Today, our Santa Clarita vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for and available treatments.
Annual fecal exams at your vet's office are the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Yearly fecals give your Santa Clarita vet the opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions develop.
New Patients Welcome
Sweetwater Veterinary Clinic is accepting new patients! Our friendly and experienced vets are passionate about the health of Santa Clarita companion animals and horses. Get in touch today to book your four-legged friend's first appointment.