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What are the benefits of a pet wellness plan compared to pet insurance?

What are the benefits of a pet wellness plan compared to pet insurance?

Wellness plans and pet insurance both can make your pet’s healthcare more affordable, but they do so in very different ways. It's important to understand the differences between the benefits of each. Here, our Austin vets examine wellness plans and pet insurance.

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Heartworm Disease in Pets

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 dogs in Austin. The disease is typically found in dogs, though cats can also be infected. Here, our vets explain why prevention is key.

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Ticks - Protecting your pets

Ticks - Protecting your pets

A number of serious diseases that affect people and pets are carried by ticks in Austin. In this post, the veterinary team at Northwest Austin Veterinary Center 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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Signs and Symptoms of Lyme Disease in Pets

Signs and Symptoms of Lyme Disease in Pets

In this post, our Austin vets share information about Lyme disease in pets: what it is, symptoms to watch for and treatment options.

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Why You Should Bring Your Pet in For a Fecal Exam

Why You Should Bring Your 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 Austin vet a chance to catch parasites faster than they can with other methods of physical examination.

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Signs Your Cat or Dog Has Fleas

Signs Your Cat or Dog Has Fleas

Among external parasites, fleas are the most common, and they can make your pet miserable If left untreated! Fleas are not just itchy, they can lead to infections and cause serious diseases. Our Austin vets explain early signs of fleas, and what to do if your pet does have fleas. 

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