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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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Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Should I get my indoor cat vaccinated?

Vaccinations are very important. And that's true even for indoor cats, In this post, our Beacon veterinarians talk about cat vaccinations and why it's important to vaccinate your indoor cat.

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Parainfluenza in Dogs

Parainfluenza in Dogs

Canine parainfluenza virus (CPIV) is a highly contagious ribonucleic acid virus that causes respiratory illness in dogs all over the world. Today, our Beacon vets lay out the symptoms and causes of parainfluenza in dogs and how to treat it.

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Common Cat Dental Problems

Common Cat Dental Problems

Dental problems in cats can cause them lot of pain and lead to other health problems. Today, our Beacon veterinary team explains how to recognize dental health issues in your cat, the most common dental diseases in cats, and how to prevent or treat these issues.

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Do dental chews work for dogs?

Do dental chews work for dogs?

Our Beacon veterinarians explain how to tell if a dog dental chew is worth buying, which factors you should consider, and the safety tips every dog owner should remember. 

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Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog Or Cat

Diagnostic Imaging For Your Dog Or Cat

If your dog or cat is booked to have an x-ray (radiograph) or CT scan, you may be wondering how the appointment will work and how you can prepare. Below, our Beacon vets share what you can expect when you bring your dog to us for an x-ray.

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Types of Diagnostic Testing for Pets

Types of Diagnostic Testing for Pets

Veterinary diagnostic tests are an exceptional tool used by our Beacon veterinarians to help us pinpoint the cause, extent, or seriousness of your pet's illness or injury. Depending on your pet's condition, the type of pet diagnostic test used will vary. Below are a few of the tests that your vet may recommend to help diagnose or treat your dog or cat.

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Dog Parvovirus: What You Need to Know

Dog Parvovirus: What You Need to Know

Parvovirus is a highly contagious and often fatal virus that is passed from dog to dog through contact with infected dogs or contaminated objects like bowls or toys. Our Beacon veterinarians have compiled a list of parvovirus facts that you should be aware of in order to keep your four-legged friend healthy.

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X-Rays for Dogs

X-Rays for Dogs

Your dog has an X-ray (radiograph) coming up. You may be wondering about the process during the appointment and how you can prepare. In this post, our Beacon vets explain what you can expect when you take your dog for an X-ray. 

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Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Puppy Vaccination Schedule

Preventive care including routine vaccinations is the best way to provide your new pup with the protection they need. Today, our Beacon vets talk about why vaccinations are important and what your pup's vaccine schedule may look like.

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Knee Surgery for Dogs

Knee Surgery for Dogs

If your dog is experiencing knee pain because of a torn cruciate ligament (the equivalent of ACLs in humans), surgery may be your best bet for treatment. Here, our Beacon vets look at 3 surgery options for treating this very common knee injury in dogs.

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Welcoming New Patients, Beacon Vet

Now Welcoming New Patients

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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