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Vaccine Reactions in Dogs

Vaccine Reactions in Dogs

Most of the time, the benefits of vaccinating your dog outweigh the very small risk of side effects. Our vets discuss the potential side effects of vaccines and what you should do if your pet experiences one in this post.

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Whipworm In Dogs - A Pet Parent's Guide

Whipworm In Dogs - A Pet Parent's Guide

Whipworms are a common parasite that makes its home in the large intestine and cecum of dogs, causing irritation and leading to a host of uncomfortable symptoms. Today our Beacon vets explain more about whipworms in dogs including symptoms, diagnosis, treatment and prevention.

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Dog Skin Problems: Itching, Scratching and More

Dog Skin Problems: Itching, Scratching and More

Itching, scratching and excessive licking can all be signs that your dog is suffering from a skin condition called dermatitis. Here, our Beacon vets explain what could be causing your dog's skin problems and how you can help them feel better. 

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Common Reasons Your Cat is Not Eating

Common Reasons Your Cat is Not Eating

Cats are well-known picky eater, however, you shouldn't assume that this is the only reason they aren't eating. Here, our Beacon vets provide common reasons why your cat won't be able to eat and what to do to help them.

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Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Preventing Heartworm Disease in Pets

Heartworm disease can cause heart failure, severe lung disease, organ damage, and even death in Beacon pets. Cats, dogs, and ferrets are commonly affected. In this blog post, our vets discuss prevention.

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Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Protecting Your Pet (And Your Family) From Ticks

Ticks are dangerous to both humans and pets because they can spread serious diseases. For more information on ticks and how to keep ticks away from your pets and family, please visit our Beacon veterinary clinic.

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Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

Why should my pet have a fecal exam?

It's best to get yearly fecal exams to keep your pet and family safe from intestinal parasites. Annual exams allow your Beacon vet to check for intestinal parasites before they become serious.

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How do I know l if my dog or cat has fleas?

How do I know l if my dog or cat has fleas?

A common external parasite, fleas can be extremely irritating to your pet! Untreated, they can cause infections and serious diseases. Our Beacon veterinarians explain the early signs of fleas and how to treat them.

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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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