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Does Your Senior Pet Have a Good Quality of Life?

Senior pets often develop medical conditions that require ongoing management. Conditions may be chronic and slowly progressive, such as arthritis, Cushing’s disease, kidney disease, or heart disease, or your pet may be diagnosed with a terminal condition such as cancer. In human medicine, the focus is always on extending life at all costs, but in [...]

8 Tips To Help Manage Your Pet’s Arthritis At Home

Arthritis is an inflammatory condition that affects the joints, causing painful inflammation and decreased mobility. Arthritis damages joint cartilage, causing bones to rub against each other. Over time, this bone-on-bone contact causes more bone tissue to grow and create jagged edges (i.e., bone spurs). As this condition progresses, your pet’s mobility is greatly impaired, decreasing [...]

5 Ways To Prevent Common Pet Emergencies

Pets are curious beings, always exploring the world around them, which can lead to some entertaining situations, and—unfortunately—some dangerous ones, too. We cannot foresee every pet emergency, but we can take precautions to lower our pet’s risk of an unexpected veterinary hospital visit. Our Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital team shares five ways to prevent common [...]

Why is My Pet So Itchy?

If your pet can’t stop itching, they may have an allergy. Allergies, caused by fleas, environmental substances, and food, are common in pets, and often cause itchy, inflamed skin. Our team at Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital wants to help by providing information about pet allergies so you know what to expect if your pet is [...]

A Pet Owner’s Guide to Heartworms

Heartworm infections are increasing in number and geographic distribution, extending into traditionally low prevalence areas, such as California. Our team at Terra Linda Veterinary Hospital wants to help ensure your pet is protected from these dangerous parasites and the diseases they cause. Heartworm transmission in pets Heartworms can infect many mammal species, including dogs, cats, [...]

July Fourth Dos and Don’t For Noise-Averse Pets

Pets commonly suffer with noise aversion, and July Fourth celebrations, with fireworks exploding incessantly before and after the big day, are their biggest nightmare. While our poor pets will never understand this holiday and every year will think they’re experiencing the end of the world, you can help make this holiday more tolerable with some [...]

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