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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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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

Your love your pet and want to make sure that the veterinarian you choose to provide them with their care has the right qualifications to provide the care that your pet needs. But what qualifications should you be looking for?

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that may result in heart failure, damage to other organs like lung disease and even death for pets such as cats, dogs and ferrets in the Goleta area. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key when it comes to heartworms. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread a number of different and serious diseases and, therefore, can be dangerous both to pets and people in the Goleta area. Here, our veterinary team explains how these external parasites thrive, what to look for in order to avoid them and how to keep them far from your pets and family.

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

Lyme disease is one of the most commonly experienced tick-borne diseases in the world. Here, our Goleta veterinarians share some information about Lyme disease in pets including what it is, what symptoms to look out for in your pet and their treatment options if they do contract it. 

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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 your pet their annual fecal exam at your veterinarian's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecal exams give your Goleta veterinarians an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions may arise as a result.

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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 a very common external parasite and are capable of making your pet absolutely miserable. If they are left untreated, they may even cause infections and serious diseases. Here, our Goleta vets explain what early signs of fleas you should look out for and what action to take if your pet becomes a host for fleas.

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At Goleta Airport Pet Hospital, we are always accepting new patients! Our experienced vets are passionate about the health and well-being of all Goleta pet companions. Contact us to book your pet's first appointment today!

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