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Our Santa Cruz veterinary team is here to share helpful tips and advice in order to keep your pets healthy and happy, from their first year to their golden years. 

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What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

What qualifications should I look for in a vet?

You love your pet and want to be sure that the vet you choose has the right qualifications to provide the veterinary care that your animal needs. So what qualifications should you look for?

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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 Santa Cruz vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease is a dangerous condition that is most commonly found in cats, dogs, and ferrets. It can lead to severe health problems such as lung damage, heart failure, and serious damage to other organs in your pet's body. In this blog, our Santa Cruz vets explain why heartworm prevention is essential.

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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 a sample of your pet's stool to the vet for a fecal exam annually is the best way to protect your pet and family from intestinal parasites. A fecal exam for your pet a year provides our Santa Cruz vets with the opportunity to test your pet for intestinal parasites before their condition becomes serious.

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Now Welcoming New Patients

Companion Animal Hospital is currently accepting new patients! Our friendly vets are experienced in caring for the needs of Santa Cruz's companion animals including cats, dogs, and exotic pets. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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