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Our Poway veterinarians share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Dog Rabies Vaccine Importance & Schedule

Dog Rabies Vaccine Importance & Schedule

Rabies is a serious and fatal disease. Having your dog vaccinated against rabies is the best way to protect them and your family. Today our Poway vets explain more about this essential vaccine, including how often your pup should receive a booster shot. 

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Surgery for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

Surgery for Hip Dysplasia in Dogs

If your pooch is showing signs of hip dysplasia such as pain or discomfort when exercising, it’s important to get checked right away. In this post, our Poway vets describe the symptoms and causes of the condition in dogs, plus surgical options.

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What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Dental Health

What Every Owner Should Know About Cats Dental Health

Many of us know the pain and discomfort of dental health issues, but pet parents are often unaware that their feline friend could be suffering from similar, painful dental health issues. Our Poway veterinary team explains how to spot dental health problems in your cat, some of the most common dental diseases are, and how these issues can be prevented or treated.

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Why is my Dog Vomiting?

Why is my Dog Vomiting?

Vomiting is a common symptom of gastrointestinal upset in dogs. There are a number of potential causes for this condition and in this post, our Poway vets share what you should know, and what to do if your dog is vomiting. 

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What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

What is an AAHA Accredited Animal Hospital?

Advanced Care Veterinary Hospital is proud to meet the rigorous veterinary service and care requirements necessary to be accredited by the American Animal Hospital Association (AAHA).

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What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

What is the difference between pet insurance and a pet wellness plan?

There are distinct benefits to both wellness plans and pet insurance, but it's important to understand the differences between them. Here, our Poway vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs & Cats

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Dogs & Cats

Heartworm disease is a serious condition that can result in heart failure, severe lung disease, damage to other organs, and even death. The disease is typically found in cats, dogs, and ferrets. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Our Poway 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.

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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 yearly fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your pet and your family safe from intestinal parasites. They give your Poway vet a chance to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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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. If left untreated, they can lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Poway vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet has fleas. 

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