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Our veterinarians at Diablo View Veterinary Hospital share helpful tips and advice to help you keep your pets healthy and happy.

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Can a Dog Have a Reaction to a Bordetella Vaccine?

Can a Dog Have a Reaction to a Bordetella Vaccine?

Vaccinating your dog almost always outweighs any vaccine-related risks. Vaccines for dog illnesses like Bordetella can cause some side effects. What to do if your dog has a severe reaction to the Bordetella vaccine is discussed by our Pleasant Hill veterinarians.

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Should I Get Cat Vaccines for an Indoor Cat?

Should I Get Cat Vaccines for an Indoor Cat?

For indoor cats, it can be tempting to skip vaccinations, but even if you keep your pet inside, there are a few good reasons why it's still a good idea to get them vaccinated.

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Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs

Causes of Diarrhea in Dogs

It can be difficult for dog owners to deal with the symptoms of diarrhea in their pets. If your dog is experiencing diarrhea, you'll want to find a solution quickly! Some of the most common causes of diarrhea in dogs are discussed today by our Pleasant Hill veterinarians.

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Cat Dental Care: What You Should Know About a Cat's Dental Health

Cat Dental Care: What You Should Know About a Cat's Dental Health

Cats' dental issues can be just as agonizing as human ones. In fact, if your cat is suffering from oral and dental problems, he or she may refuse to eat. In this post, our Pleasant Hill veterinarians explain how to properly clean your cat's mouth and keep their teeth in good condition.

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What Qualifications Should I Look For in a Veterinarian?

What Qualifications Should I Look For in a Veterinarian?

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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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

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

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6 Common Myths About Your Pet's Dental Care

6 Common Myths About Your Pet's Dental Care

Our Diablo View veterinarians discuss some of the most common myths regarding your pet’s dental care. 

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What Are Some Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms?

What Are Some Common Cat Illnesses & Symptoms?

Numerous cat illnesses and their symptoms may worry you, or even be fatal if left untreated for too long. Our Pleasant Hill vets offer insight on signs and symptoms to be aware of.

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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. Annual fecals give your Pleasant Hill 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, and they can make your pet miserable! If left untreated, they may even lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Pleasant Hill vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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Diablo View Veterinary Hospital is accepting new patients! Our experienced veterinarians are passionate about the health of Pleasant Hill companion animals. Get in touch today to book your pet's first appointment.

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