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

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What is the FVRCP cat vaccine?

What is the FVRCP cat vaccine?

At Companion Pet Clinic of Arizona our vets believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. That's why our Gold Canyon vets recommend that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. Here's how the FVRCP protects your cat's health.

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Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis in Dogs

Leptospirosis is a harmful disease caused by a kind of bacteria that's most commonly transmitted via water and soil contaminated with infected urine. Our Gold Canyon vets explain what leptospirosis in dogs is, as well as how it's diagnosed and treated. 

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Rabies Vaccine for Cats

Rabies Vaccine for Cats

Rabies is an extremely dangerous virus that's fatal for cats and other pets. Fortunately, it's entirely preventable. Here, our Gold Canyon vets discuss the costs, scheduling and side effects associated with having your cat vaccinated against rabies. 

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What is Whipworm in Dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

What is Whipworm in Dogs? Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Whipworms live in the large intestine and cecum of dogs, leading to irritation and numerous uncomfortable symptoms. Here, our Gold Canyon vets discuss whipworms in dogs, including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention. 

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Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear Mites in Cats: Causes, Treatment & Prevention

Ear mites are a common, highly contagious external parasite, but are fairly easy to treat. Cats are diagnosed with them more often than dogs. Our Gold Canyon vets list symptoms, causes and treatments for ear mites in cats. 

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Bordetella in Dogs

Bordetella in Dogs

If your dog visits the groomer or is being boarded at a facility while you are away, they'll need to be protected from the highly contagious Bordetella virus. Our vets in Gold Canyon are here to tell you all about it. 

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How Often Should You Take Your Cat To The Vet?

How Often Should You Take Your Cat To The Vet?

Cats are not able to communicate their health very well which makes taking them in for their routine vet exam critical. Today, our Gold Canyon vets explain how often you should take your cat to the vet for routine checkups and preventive care.

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Routine Pet Care Checklist

Routine Pet Care Checklist

Owning a pet can be a very rewarding experience. However, it does come with responsibility. Ensuring your pets are in great health and that they have a good care routine will help them live a long, healthy life. Today, our Gold Canyon vets share some tips on taking care of pets and what types of healthcare they'll need to thrive. 

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Puppy & Kitten's First Visits to the Vet: What to Expect?

Puppy & Kitten's First Visits to the Vet: What to Expect?

The first visit to your veterinarian is an incredibly important one for the lifelong health and well-being of your puppy or kitten. Here, our Gold Canyon vets explain what to expect at your young pet's first appointment.

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PU Surgery in Cats & Recovery Process

PU Surgery in Cats & Recovery Process

Occasionally cats may experience a urinary blockage that can be life-threatening if not treated immediately and a perineal urethrostomy may be suggested. In today's post, our Gold Canyon vets talk about what a perineal urethrostomy surgery is and what to expect from PU surgery and recovery for your cat.

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