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Read our blog to get insider tips and useful advice from our Beacon veterinarians, they can help keep your cat or dog happy and in excellent health.

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Senior Dog Care: Tips on How to Care for an Aging Dog

Senior Dog Care: Tips on How to Care for an Aging Dog

If your dog is 'getting up there' in years, there are several things to keep in mind for your aging pooch. Today, our Beacon vets discuss senior dogs, their needs, and what care you can give your senior pet to live out their golden years happily. 

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Kitten & Cat Vaccination Schedule

Kitten & Cat Vaccination Schedule

Vaccinations protect your cat or kitten from a wide range of serious diseases and illnesses and are an essential component of preventive care. Our Beacon veterinarians explain which vaccines are recommended for your cat and why.

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How to Clean Your Cat's Teeth

How to Clean Your Cat's Teeth

Cats, like humans, can suffer from oral health issues, so we cat parents must be vigilant in keeping their teeth clean. Our Beacon veterinarians offer some tips on how to develop a successful oral health routine.

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Dog Teeth Cleaning & Dental Exams

Dog Teeth Cleaning & Dental Exams

Tooth decay and gum disease are just as bad for dogs as they are for humans. As a result, caring for your dog's teeth is an essential part of caring for your dog's overall health. Our Beacon vets explain how to clean a dog's mouth and keep your pup's teeth in good shape in today's post.

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What is the FVRCP Cat Vaccine?

What is the FVRCP Cat Vaccine?

Our veterinarians at The Beacon Veterinary Associates believe that prevention is the key to helping your cat live a long and healthy life. As a result, our Beacon veterinarians advise that all cats receive the FVRCP vaccine. The FVRCP protects your cat's health in the following ways.

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How to Treat Gingivitis in Cats

How to Treat Gingivitis in Cats

Dental issues in cats can be excruciatingly painful. Up to 85% of cats over the age of three have some form of dental disease, and gingivitis is the precursor to periodontal disease. This stage is reversible with adequate care, and our Beacon vets will assist you in getting there.

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How to Choose the Perfect Pet for Your Family

How to Choose the Perfect Pet for Your Family

So you've decided to take on the responsibility of pet ownership but aren't sure what kind to get. When it comes to adding an animal to the family, there are numerous factors to consider. Our The Beacon Veterinary Associates veterinarians talk about the different types of pets and the benefits and drawbacks that come with each one.

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Dog Dental Care: How to Clean Your Dog's Teeth

Dog Dental Care: How to Clean Your Dog's Teeth

Periodontal disease and tooth decay are as problematic for dogs as they are for people. That's why caring for your dog's teeth is an important element of caring for your dog's overall health. Today our Beacon vets share some tips on how to clean a dog's mouth and keep your pup's teeth clean and healthy.

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Ear Mites in Cats

Ear Mites in Cats

Ear mites are a common external parasite that can cause severe irritation to the ears and surrounding skin in both cats and dogs, although they are more common in cats. Today our Beacon vets share the symptoms, causes, and treatments available for ear mites. 

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Rabies Vaccine for Cats

Rabies Vaccine for Cats

Rabies is a particularly dangerous virus for cats, but it can be avoided entirely. Our Beacon veterinarians go over the costs, timing, and potential side effects of rabies vaccination for your cat.

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Our vets at The Beacon Veterinary Associates are now accepting new patients! Our experienced team of veterinary professionals are passionate about giving the cats and dogs of Beacon the health care they need. Contact us today to schedule your pet's first appointment.

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