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Find helpful tips and advice from our Goleta veterinary team to help keep your pet healthy and happy. 

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Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Getting Your Dog Fixed: When and What To Know

Having your dog spayed or neutered prevents unwanted litters, but can also help to curb undesirable behaviors and even reduce the risk of certain diseases. Here, our Goleta vets share what you need to know about getting your puppy fixed.

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FVRCP Cat Vaccine

FVRCP Cat Vaccine

At Goleta Airport Pet Hospital our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Goleta vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. Here's how the FVRCP protects your cat's health.

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Importance of Parasite Control in Dogs

Importance of Parasite Control in Dogs

Parasites are a constant danger to your dog that can range from an annoyance to life-threatening. In this post, our Goleta vets will go over some of the parasites that your dog is at risk of contracting and why it is so important to prevent the infection and practice parasite control.

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Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Bad Breath in Dogs: Causes & Remedies

Do you find that you recoil from your pup when they come in for a cuddle or apologize to guests for the smell? Bad breath is quite common in our canine companions — especially as they grow older — and can be a sign of serious health issues in your pooch. Here, our Goleta vets explain what might be causing your dog's bad breath and how you can help to treat or even prevent it.

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Dog Tooth Extraction: What to Expect

Dog Tooth Extraction: What to Expect

In some situations when your dog's tooth is broken or decayed beyond repair, an extraction will be necessary to stop the infection and allow your dog's mouth to heal. Here, our Goleta vets explain what you can expect if your dog is getting a tooth removed. 

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Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Common Dental Problems in Dogs

Dental issues are among the most naturally occurring health problems found in dogs. Our vets in Goleta will help you identify, treat, and prevent some of the most common dental issues found in your canine companion.

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Reverse Sneeze in Dogs

Reverse Sneeze in Dogs

Paroxysmal respiration, or reverse sneezing as it is more commonly called, is a condition that causes the dog to rapidly pull air in through the nose producing a loud snorting sound. Today, our Goleta vets will explain reverse sneezing in dogs and what can be done to help.

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Seizures In Dogs

Seizures In Dogs

There are several reasons that your dog may have a seizure ranging from heat exhaustion to epilepsy. Today our Goleta vets share some of the reasons that dogs have seizures, and what you should do if your dog has a seizure.

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What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies

What Every Puppy Owner Needs to Know About Parvo in Puppies

Parvovirus is a highly contagious often deadly virus that is spread between dogs through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects such as bowls or toys.  Below are Goleta vets share facts about parvovirus that you need to know to help keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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Limping in Cats: Potential Causes & When to Worry

Limping in Cats: Potential Causes & When to Worry

Whether your feline friend is an indoor cat or an outdoor adventurer there is a myriad of ways that your cat could injure a leg or paw and wind up limping. But injuries aren't the only reason for cat limping. Here our Goleta vets share a few common reasons for limping in cats and what you should do.

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