If you've recently adopted a new cat or kitten, you may be wondering when the right time is to have your feline friend fixed. Here, our Apple Valley vets explain why having your cat neutered or spayed is beneficial for both you pet and your community.
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If are are preparing to have your female cat or dog spayed, you might be wondering whether or not you should search out a vet who performs laser spaying. Here, our Apple Valley vets share more about traditional spay techniques versus laser spaying.
Having your pup spayed or neutered prevents unwanted pregnancies and litters and also curbs undesirable behaviors. These procedures can even reduce the risk of certain diseases in your dog. Here, our Apple Valley vets walk you through what you need to know about having your puppy undergo one of these procedures.
Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs and even death for pets in Apple Valley. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.
Ticks can spread a number of serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to people and pets. In this post, our Apple Valley 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.
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 Apple Valley vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise.
Fleas are the most common external parasite, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Apple Valley vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas.