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Pet Care Tips

Keep your pets happy and healthy with these valuable tips from our Harrisburg veterinarians. 

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What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

What are some common cat illnesses & symptoms?

Many cat illnesses and their symptoms can cause concerns for pet owners, or even be fatal for your pet if left untreated for too long. Today, our Harrisburg vets list cat illnesses and symptoms to keep in mind. 

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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? Our Harrisburg vets offer some answers.

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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?

Two options to help make your pet's healthcare more affordable include wellness plans and pet insurance. While pet owners can enjoy distinct benefits of both options, it's important to understand the differences between them. Today, our Harrisburg vets explain more about wellness plans and pet insurance. 

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How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

How do I know if my pet has Lyme disease?

One of the most common tick-transmitted diseases in the world, Lyme disease has specific characteristics, symptoms and treatment options every pet owner should be aware of. Here, our Harrisburg vets share some facts about Lyme disease in pets. 

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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 your pet in for annual fecal exams at your vet's office is the best way to keep your furry companion and your family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual fecals allow your vet in Harrisburg an opportunity to check for intestinal parasites before more serious conditions arise. 

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks can spread numerous serious diseases and are therefore dangerous to both pets and their people. Today, our vets in Harrisburg 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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How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

How can I tell if my cat or dog has fleas?

As the most common external parasite, fleas can make your pet miserable. Left untreated, they can even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our vets in Harrisburg list the early signs of fleas, and what to do if you find your pet has fleas. 

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

The serious condition heartworm disease can result in heart failure, organ damage, severe lung disease and even death for pets in Harrisburg. This disease is typically found in dogs, cats and ferrets. Today, our vets explain why prevention is key. 

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