Healthy Pet Tips & Resources

Our Baltimore veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy, happy and safe - from their first weeks to their golden years.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that's typically found in dogs, cats and ferrets. Symptoms can result in severe lung disease, heart failure, organ damage and even death for pets. Here, our Baltimore vets explain why prevention is critical. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are dangerous to people and pets, as they can spread a number of serious diseases. Here, our Baltimore vets discuss how these external parasites thrive, symptoms to watch for, and how to prevent ticks from infecting your household.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world is Lyme disease. Here, our Baltimore vets discuss Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to beware of, and your treatment options.

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Several cat illnesses and their symptoms can be concerning, or may even prove fatal if left untreated for too long. Our Baltimore vets offer advice about symptoms to watch for. 

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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?

Bringing your pet's stool sample to the vet's office for an annual fecal exam is the best way to prevent intestinal parasites from infecting your four-legged friend - and your family. Annual fecals afford your Baltimore vet the opportunity to detect intestinal parasites before more serious complications occur. 

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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. They can make your pet uncomfortable, and lead to serious infections or diseases if left untreated. Our Baltimore vets offer advice about early signs of infection, and what to do if your pet has fleas. 

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